The Dutch pension fund is working with investment managers to make the social impact of property investing more quantifiable on a per fund basis even as poor measurement remains a challenge for the sector.
Despite increasing pressure to vote their shares, some asset managers are not making progress on stewardship, a recently released report said. Asset owners would do well to keep up the pressure.
The UK insurance giant says driving change in the developing markets of Asia and Africa means having a clear ESG strategy that is based on a just and inclusive transition.
Two leading APAC investors are increasing efforts to collect accurate social data and narrow the DE&I gap.
A broad spectrum of regulations across Asia’s various markets presents challenges to the focus on sustainability, but they are not impossible to navigate, according to executives at the two insurers.
The pros and cons of asset themes can be seen very differently, family office investors said at AsianInvestor's Thailand Investment Briefing in Bangkok.
Adoption of a real estate benchmark in Asia is increasing as leading European pension funds place reporting at the heart of their emissions reduction efforts.
Arief Budiman says the sovereign wealth fund is on the lookout for more opportunities in renewable energy and highlights key focus areas for green investments.
Senior executives from two of Asia’s well-known insurers highlight the importance of addressing the net-zero transition's social impacts on emerging markets.
The institutional investor is tweaking proxy voting guidelines to advocate more female representation on Japanese boards. About 5.6% of British Columbia Investment Management Corporation’s assets is invested in the Asia Pacific.
A year after New Zealand’s sovereign fund hired its first diversity chief, it's putting in place an integrated DE&I strategy amid a growing investor focus on social inclusion.
Shareholder pressure by asset owners has been shown to be effective in forcing companies to decarbonise — and this trend is set to intensify.