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.
The Danish retirement fund for academics is taking a more activist approach to the environment by pressuring the likes of Korean group Samsung and Japan’s Mizuho.
Investors in search of some yield could seek out one of the most basic forms of dividend available. Exotic renewables offer another option – via the medium of dance (and beef)
For the Australian superannuation fund, venture capital investment is about more than just returns; it can also help in spotting risks and opportunities elsewhere in the portfolio.
Aberdeen Standard’s head of multi-manager solutions is tipping commodity-related real assets, with Blackstone and Schroders executives bullish on commodity prices.
Commodity prices are bouncing back, but will Asian asset owners now embrace an asset class they have long shunned? And is this the start of a new bull cycle, or a temporary rally?