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.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore's transition credit initiative, which aims to hasten the phase out of coal, can greatly benefit asset owners, although the gains could take time.
Carbon finance can incentivise climate action and be especially useful for emerging markets that don't have funds to carry out nature-based restoration or conservation projects, says a GenZero executive.
Survey shows clear slowdown amid challenging macro environment. Meanwhile, earlier initiatives are taking time to settle.
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.
Venture capital investors in Asia-Pacific have been dialing back on their climate tech investments amid a broad funding crunch. But experts say that trend is unlikely to last long-term.
For KWAP and PNB, embedding ESG standards into investment strategies is relatively painless, and ESG-related megatrends are flourishing.
The Temasek unit believes nature-based solutions are a critical lever in becoming carbon-neutral and focuses on companies and projects that are looking to scale up globally.
Asset owners are navigating a complex path to net-zero using a range of strategies, with some choosing to integrate ESG expertise into their operations, according to a recent report by BNP Paribas.
Pension funds have been actively considering sovereign green bonds issued by the Indian government, according to the CEO of India's HDFC Pension Management Company.
The institutional investors are dedicating resources to ensure a thorough adaptation of ESG standards across their portfolios, the audience hears at AsianInvestor’s Malaysia Global Investment Forum.