In what could be an important test-case for ESG generally, the cry has gone up in the wake of the Christchurch terror attacks for collective investor engagement of social media companies.
There's a potential social and economic price to be paid for ESG, delegates heard at an AsianInvestor event, which otherwise underlined growing interest in environment, social and governance principles.
How will the country further facilitate ESG investments and to what extent is such awareness set to improve among domestic institutions? Five industry experts share their views.
The Malaysian pension fund's sign-up to the UN principles further boosts Malaysia's attempts to improve levels of corporate governance and transparency.
Consistent with its pioneering role on governance issues, the fund is an early mover in offering information on its voting history, which is in line with best investment practice globally.
To help overcome ignorance of the subject and boost demand for ESG products, a new initiative to promote sustainable investing is taking aim at the Hong Kong family office sector.