Biodiversity investing is not so different from other areas of ESG investing – it’s all about risk management and spotting opportunities.
The new company will invest in technology-based and nature-based climate solution providers and companies or projects that help to develop an efficient, credible carbon ecosystem.
Human capital disclosure requirements are limited and vague, for instance, but some institutional investors continue to push for more transparency from companies.
Asian investors are ramping up climate strategy integration, a trend that NZ Super views as critical to long-term risk and returns.
The massive political and economic upheaval being caused by the Russian aggression may disrupt investor activity in the short term, but industry players say climate change will not fall off the agenda.
ESG regulations and frameworks lack consistency across the investable landscape leaving asset owners and managers in search of alignment. This panel spoke to the challenges of fulfilling an ESG mandate in an uncertain world.
While some asset owners in the region are moving ahead strongly with their coal divestment strategies, others are seriously lagging.
Nature loss across Asia will profoundly damage economic activities that rely on natural capital, according to several recent studies. Investors need to act.
Super funds now acknowledge without question that ESG factors are critical to investment decisions.
Renewable energy remains the most attractive climate-related investment sector as SWFs move swiftly to address their environmental impact, according to the latest report.
Investors should prepare for a greater sense of urgency and pressure to meet net-zero targets in their portfolio decision-making, say industry experts post-COP26.
Nuclear power generation is yet to gain global traction as a fossil fuel alternative, although new funds are appearing. The challenge now? Getting institutional asset owners to engage.