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In a new normal of volatile, unpredictable and rapidly changing economies and markets, many investors are grappling with maintaining momentum in their environmental, social and governance (ESG) journey. But beyond short-term asset re-pricing, balancing returns while integrating sustainability objectives should be at the core of portfolios, said speakers at “ESG: from niche to norm”, an event hosted by Natixis Investment Managers and AsianInvestor.
Putting ESG allocations at the heart of future-proof portfolios
With Asia’s life insurers facing heightened sensitivity to interest rates, exacerbated by regulatory changes with the introduction of risk-based capital (RBC) regimes and the new IFRS 9 and 17 accounting standards, a considered approach to diversification across fixed income, equities, derivatives and alternative assets may offer a more efficient means to address the duration gap between assets and liabilities, say Max Davies, CFA, CAIA (Insurance Strategist) and Francisco Sebastian, …
Five diversification approaches for Asian life insurers seeking to mitigate interest-rate risk
As asset owners and managers globally seek new markets, themes and strategies to navigate the far-reaching re-pricing of assets in portfolios, ESG funds remain an important focus for many institutions. Speakers at an AsianInvestor webinar, in partnership with Nasdaq, reveal effective approaches to ESG investing in an evolving landscape.
Making ESG investing more sustainable