NZ Super's outgoing CEO Matt Whineray stresses that a paradigm shift by business and society is needed to fully achieve decarbonisation.
Pressure on companies does pay off, as Asia's largest utilities companies cooperate with investor demand for action on decarbonisation, a recently released report says.
The time for commitments is past, say climate change groups. Governments and investors will be increasingly judged on their actions. NZ Super believes a co-ordinated response will be necessary.
After two senior departures inside a year, the Australian sovereign fund has elevated a deputy CIO to oversee the $160 billion portfolio.
Institutional investors cannot just focus their climate change efforts on lowering portfolio risk, say industry experts.
Neighbours to the south of China will benefit from a number of positive trends taking place, family office investors tell AsianInvestor.
In an exclusive interview, Cathay Financial's president lists collaborations with high emitters and carbon-driven remuneration policies as a strategy to decarbonise its portfolio.
If investors really want change, they'll need to move mandates and communicate their needs more clearly, climate conference panellists say.
Singapore's bid to become a carbon trading hub raises questions about the verification and pricing methods involved.
Investors believe that institutional investments in alternative energy hold the key to the global decarbonisation effort and represent the next big step in the energy transition.
As the search commences for a new chief executive of New Zealand’s Super Fund, CIO Stephen Gilmore explores what potentially could be his next role.
Investors have been slow to direct capital towards nature and biodiversity preservation. Blended finance offers a potential solution to the funding problem, says a newly released report.