Investors in Australia increasingly want companies to formulate better sustainability strategies for the recovery phase of the Covid-19 crisis, but data limitations remain a concern.
The Taiwan state pension fund is keen to hire five fund managers for the portfolio this year after the coronavirus pandemic delayed its plans.
With sustainability dominating conversations on a daily basis, much confusion seems to surround stewardship, despite the strong correlation between the two concepts. Schroders debunks five myths.
The outperformance of funds that take environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues more seriously than their peers has reinforced why investors might want to integrate these factors into portfolios via the type of tools that S&P Dow Jones Indices has developed.
As the global economy faces up to the effect of Covid-19, investors are focusing more on how portfolio companies are handling their response to the pandemic with their workforces.
Asset managers and asset owners alike should not rely on ESG specialists from abroad, as developing local expertise is critical in the market, said KPMG and HKIFA.