The pros and cons of asset themes can be seen very differently, family office investors said at AsianInvestor's Thailand Investment Briefing in Bangkok.
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Adoption of a real estate benchmark in Asia is increasing as leading European pension funds place reporting at the heart of their emissions reduction efforts.
A year after New Zealand’s sovereign fund hired its first diversity chief, it's putting in place an integrated DE&I strategy amid a growing investor focus on social inclusion.
Shareholder pressure by asset owners has been shown to be effective in forcing companies to decarbonise — and this trend is set to intensify.
Growth trumps green credentials in much of corporate Asia, but the pension fund insists it can use its ownership position to foster greater climate consciousness.
One of Hong Kong’s largest asset owners might be exploring private equity and infrastructure investments post-Covid, but the fund management industry says the Exchange Fund could be doing more on the ESG front.
A co-ordinated investment approach is the most effective way to drive change in Asia, say investors in Europe and Australia.
A refusal to extend the term of a CEO in a telecom company, in which NPS is the largest shareholder, highlights how the Korean pension fund is seeking to encourage better governance standards in the companies it invests.
The world’s largest sovereign fund leads calls for solutions in data collection across property assets.
ESG investment principles fit right in with the New Zealand Māori’s values and focus on the land, sea and sky.
In an exclusive interview, chief investment officer Don Guo said Prudential sees opportunities across various asset classes, including alternatives and Chinese equities.
The move follows elevation of ESG from investment risk to a corporate risk and a substantial rotation from active to passive mandates, and is likely to presage additional ESG hires.