The insurer aims for alpha while managing risk via supporting portfolio companies’ enhanced climate efforts, according to its head of ESG.
Insurers in the region are turning to private debt markets, as they adapt to a challenging macro environment amid lingering fears about inflation and recession, according to BlackRock's annual global insurance report.
The investment arm of MTR Corporation makes direct investments in early-to-growth stage companies, has wholly-owned subsidiaries and incubates startups as well.
Besides facilitating startups, foundational digital infrastructure facilitates simpler and better business frameworks, and offers social and financial gains, the Singapore regulator’s fintech head said.
Qatar Investment Authority is bullish on certain sectors in India, with electric vehicle and retail investments leading those bets, a top executive from the fund said at an event in Singapore.
Engaging in the green transition means doing good while making money, the family office’s chief executive tells AsianInvestor.
As Active Super gets sued by the Australian Securities and Investments Commission, other super funds will feel pressure to beef up their processes and understanding of ESG to ensure they don't fail under regulatory scrutiny.
The investment entity of Hong Kong's railway operator seeks companies that have a proven track record and is keen to help portfolio companies explore new use cases within MTR's ecosystem.
Investors are becoming more discerning in terms of what they want to see from ESG investments, even as regulatory scrutiny heats up.
ESG regulations across the region are getting stricter even as asset owners increase pressure on companies to make more climate-related disclosures.
The insurer's hopes of adding sustainable investments is part of a broader regional trend among asset owners as they increasingly incorporate ESG in their investment processes.
After previously looking in vain at agricultural land as an asset class, the sector has now matured to become more attractive to institutional investors, the pension fund’s CIO tells AsianInvestor.