Positive developments on climate reporting are all very well, but experts believe investor engagement and disclosure alone will not achieve 'net zero' emission targets.
A raft of climate commitments from investors around the Leaders Summit on Climate has set a challenge for asset owners and fund managers to achieve ‘net zero’ carbon emissions.
New surveys reveal that climate change and ESG considerations are increasingly being incorporated into investment strategy at asset owners in the Asia Pac region.
A regional institutional investors' association says more needs to be done by Asian countries to help asset owners better engage with listed companies on sustainability issues.
NZ Super's carbon exclusion policy has added demonstrable returns to its overall investment strategy while lowering portfolio risk, the sovereign wealth fund said in a new report.
The two asset owners are leading Asia Pacific efforts to adapt their portfolios in renewable energy-related assets to help mitigate climate policy risks.