The world’s newest multilateral wants to use an initial ranking of high-yield emerging market bonds as a means to help asset owners assess climate risk exposure across their portfolios.
Institutions such as the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank – and recent studies – are showing why and how investors should analyse the ESG performance of bonds and issuers.
The multilateral institution has awarded Aberdeen Standard Investments an ESG-infused infrastructure corporate credits mandate to drive more institutional capital into the region.
The multilateral development bank could ape some prominent asset owners to encourage much-needed infrastructure investment in India. Is it the start of a broader Asian trend?
South Asia looks set to hog the China-backed infrastructure development bank's investments for the next few years as the institution keeps its focus on long-term growth potential.
The multilateral institution highlighted bottlenecks in infrastructure financing, and stressed the need to improve data collection to encourage more private capital into the asset class.