Asset owners are navigating a complex path to net-zero using a range of strategies, with some choosing to integrate ESG expertise into their operations, according to a recent report by BNP Paribas.
High-quality data and holistic strategies lead to gains, while legacy tech and staff skills are obstacles, new report finds.
The leading Dutch pension fund noted that estimates for the property sector vary hugely, while methodologies can be unclear.
Incomprehensive data is a major challenge for investors when it comes to integrating and measuring ESG, but improvements are already happening, delegates heard at AsianInvestor’s Asia Investment Summit in Hong Kong.
The sovereign wealth fund adopts an arsenal of analytics and tools to tackle ESG, while UBS believes non-ESG products should no longer be presented to clients: panellists.
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BNP Paribas is adapting to the evolving needs of asset owners and managers with the required infrastructure, data connectivity and the latest technology/tools to meet a new investment reality – also reflecting an innovative mind-set that secured awards from AsianInvestor in 2022 for ‘Asset Service Provider of the Year’ and ‘Best Bank for Cross-border Custody’.
An unrecognisable financial landscape has necessitated adaptation of new methods and a focus on ESG by public asset owners in Asia.
The superannuation fund seeks to let data take bias out of market views and decisions, its CIO told the audience at the Asian Investment Summit.
Alternative data can be a source of outperformance for quantitatively orientated institutional investors looking to generate alpha and mitigate risk as investment strategies on traditional data sets becomes oversaturated.
Hong Kong-based Chow Tai Fook Enterprises values its employees above work processes and invests in information technology to manage risk and stay ahead of the competition.
The world’s third-largest pension fund awarded the expanded fixed income mandate to BNY Mellon to include services that unravel complex data and improve efficiencies.
ESG adoption among institutional and wholesale investors in Asia-pacific is not just a passing fad and is being driven by client demand, says a new study from Capital Group.