The conflict between Israel and Gaza has led to turbulence in oil prices. AsianInvestor asks what this event means broadly for commodity markets, investment allocations and monetary policy.
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.
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.
Institutional investors will need to look beyond their own portfolios to achieve net zero. But does this mean making a deal with big oil and other polluters?
Government commitments to sustainable finance are expected to help unlock significant capital and improve investment opportunities for asset owners in the region.
Governments may be tempted to backtrack on emissions commitments in the short term, but investors see new opportunities arising from energy uncertainty.
FinanceAsia spoke to experts on how countries can balance their short-term energy needs with longer-term climate goals, in light of pressing energy security concerns and price volatility.
We asked asset managers in Asia for their views on European assets as record high energy prices and the coming winter threaten to drag the continent into a recession.