Asset allocators remain determined to take the fight to companies lacking transparency on environmental and human rights issues.
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High oil and gas prices and the global energy supply crunch have made fossil fuels more attractive, but asset owners and managers say that’s not about to derail their climate change goals.
ESG has caught an increasing amount of flak lately over whether it actually lives up to its billing as delivering better sustainability outcomes. Some of its critics are missing the point, say members of the investment community.
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Investors plan to prioritise cost management, and are trending towards outsourcing and diversifying to niche investment strategies.
Asset owners, private and retail investors are still reeling from the volatile domino effects of the deeply interconnected crypto industry which saw $1.3 trillion of its total market cap wiped out this year.
June's most read: Sun Life regional CIO spells out challenges in ESG measurement; Temasek launches decarbonisation-focused investment firm
Blackstone makes key regional hires to tap Asia's growing wealth; Sun Life regional CIO spells out challenges in ESG measurement; Temasek launches $3.6 billion decarbonisation-focused investment company GenZero; How CIOs in Hong Kong retain talent amid the brain drain; APG: Greenwashing should be punished
Measuring the environmental impact of investments is difficult, and measuring the social impact is harder still. However, this hasn’t stopped asset owners and managers from searching for better measurement techniques.
Asian asset owners are less concerned about geopolitical risk but are just as worried as their global counterparts about inflation and rising rates, according to a new survey by Bfinance.
Real estate and private equity are the most common alternatives that institutional investors allocate to, but private credit is fast closing the gap, according to a recent survey by Nuveen.
Weekly investor roundup: AustralianSuper to grow London and New York offices; Taiwan's PSPF emphasises ESG to external managers
AustralianSuper will double its staff in London and grow New York office to 80; Taiwan's Public Service Pension Fund to put great emphasis on ESG in manager selection; GPIF publishes list of companies with "excellent TCFD disclosures"; Nippon Life Insurance sets 2030 interim targets for greenhouse gas emission reduction in the investment portfolio; and more.
Despite sudden and unpredictable structural shifts in the markets, NZ Super is keeping its eye on five thematic trends including multi-dimensional inequality and blockchain adoption.