Consolidation among ESG data providers is set to offer more rounded and uniform data in the coming few years, helping to create universal standards that spread the ideas even further.
The insurer's head of investment solutions explains why upcoming changes to rules for using derivatives led to it implement a new collateral reporting solution.
AsianInvestor picks 20 individuals who have helped guide the region's asset owners to greater sophistication over the past 20 years, in no particular order. We begin with Mark Konyn of AIA and Paul Costello, formerly of NZ Super and Future Fund.
Yet another investor survey states that sustainable investing continues to gain momentum. More enlightening, though, are some of the other findings.
AIA's Mark Konyn and others said asset owners have been slow to embrace environmental, social and governance measures, but the Covid-19 crisis could change that.
Workplace inclusiveness ultimately strengthens investment capabilities, say experts. The launch of the HK Bloomberg Women’s Buy-side Network aims to progress the debate.