The Swiss insurer has committed to making its investment portfolio net-zero by 2050 and its Malaysian unit is already taking steps in that direction.
Asian markets are showing potential for ESG-related investments, according to a recent survey by AsianInvestor's investment intelligence data platform.
Established in 2022, Togs Capital is a single-family office (SFO) based in Singapore that focuses on alternative investments in high-growth emerging markets, particularly those that focus on sustainability and on creating a positive impact on society.
Singapore government agencies are at the forefront of moves to bring more capital and expertise to tackle the climate crisis in emerging markets.
There are few investment opportunities in Asia and a lack of data is holding the sector's development back, experts told AsianInvestor.
Nine out of 10 family office professionals in the region expect investment outsourcing to grow over the next three years, particularly while ESG principles remain a key consideration, survey shows.
Scepticism amongst asset owners and a strong regulatory stance fuel evolving approaches to ESG.
Emerging markets present a $330 billion opportunity per year in green investments, a recent report noted, and highlighted four sectors ripe for private capital deployment.
Survey shows clear slowdown amid challenging macro environment. Meanwhile, earlier initiatives are taking time to settle.
A new private investment fund offers promise for waste management improvements in Asia. But at a local level, there is still a lot to be done to speed up the process.
South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund plans to build out and refine its capabilities as an active shareholder in support of sustainability goals.
A company’s intentions and targets are no longer enough for investors, according to the two asset owners.