The Dutch pension fund says it will push for improvements in ESG practices of its portfolio companies in South Korea and Japan with active engagement, including lobbying the government and the media and using its voting rights.
If asset managers and owners in Asia are to incorporate climate risk into their investment modelling processes, they will need more regulatory certainty on the issue, say consultants.
It's not necessarily true that responsible investing harms equity performance, says a new report from investment consultancy Mercer.
As FinanceAsia prepares its debut supplement on the environment, we move to more Earth-friendly publishing for our print editions, including AsianInvestor.
The French firm will distribute the Green Planet fund through six retail partners on the back of an increased awareness of SRI investing in Asia.