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.
Experts overwhelmingly point to China as the market with the most potential for renewable energy, but asset owners have invested in other Apac markets such as Australia and India.
Senior executives at the Abu Dhabi and Spanish sovereign wealth funds outline how their institutions are working to measure and reduce their portfolios' climate impact.
New surveys reveal that climate change and ESG considerations are increasingly being incorporated into investment strategy at asset owners in the Asia Pac region.
The Danish retirement fund for academics has long screened out companies and countries from its portfolio, but has further stepped up its focus on ESG issues in the past few years.