Traditional asset allocation patterns, heavily tilted towards assets such as property, could change as wealth transfers to the next generation of wealthy Thai families, says a top investment executive at a single family office.
A new private investment fund offers promise for waste management improvements in Asia. But at a local level, there is still a lot to be done to speed up the process.
South Korea’s sovereign wealth fund plans to build out and refine its capabilities as an active shareholder in support of sustainability goals.
A company’s intentions and targets are no longer enough for investors, according to the two asset owners.
As the climate emergency escalates, this relatively new ground of nature-based solutions is rapidly attracting the interest of family offices and institutional investors.
Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman has appeared in a new advert calling on UK pensioners to lobby funds to cut fossil fuel exposure. It comes at a time when debate heats up on ESG globally and COP28 begins.
Leaders from major Canadian, Malaysian, and Indian pension funds discussed their strategic approaches and challenges towards ESG commitments in a rapidly evolving landscape of sustainable investments.
Venture capital investors in Asia-Pacific have been dialing back on their climate tech investments amid a broad funding crunch. But experts say that trend is unlikely to last long-term.
In partnership with Nuveen
Most asset classes offer opportunities to make an impact, but getting started can be daunting, explains Sarah Wilson, head of ESG integration at Nuveen.
The Dutch pension money manager and British International Investment call for stronger implementation of ESG standards to stamp out contrarian beliefs that inhibit the success of impact investing.
In partnership with Pictet Asset Management
Megatrends such as climate change create commercial opportunities for companies with well-adapted business models, but risks for others, making such trends central to the thematic and impact investing strategies of Pictet Asset Management.
Malaysia's top life insurers Manulife and Generali Life still see attractive investment ideas in the ESG space, and believe the emergence of sophisticated ESG standards across emerging markets are helping shape those opportunities.