Corruption risks and the lack of opportunities are not helping Asian investors overcome their doubts about the value of ESG metrics
The Canadian pension funds are looking to increase their exposure to Asia across a number of asset classes, and favour India in particular.
While Asia still lags the global average, interest in sustainable projects is growing fast; the only thing needed now is the expertise to drive growth
Private credit might be less attractive than it was last year as investors rush into the market, but there are sweet spots to be found.
Allianz Real Estate has given itself until the end of next year to reverse the fortunes of the assets in its €74bn real estate portfolio that are performing poorly on carbon emissions.
Reits are set to gain from changes brought about by the pandemic, while the yield, diversity and ESG benefits of the asset class are becoming more apparent to Asian insurers.