While gender lens investing metrics are still lacking, some experts say that rushing out a strict taxonomy at an early stage could constrain growth for the budding sector.
Danish pension plan PBU may have backed a Southeast Asia women-focused fund for commercial reasons, but it is in a small minority of asset owners making such investments.
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MAS names sustainability head; Malaysia’s EPF appoints COO and CFO; GIC PE head for SEA leaves; State Super hires new exec; Hesta appoints chief growth officer, chief Debby Blakey appointed to corporate governance board; ex-BlackRock exec joins IQ-EQ in Singapore; HSBC AM builds direct real estate team; ex-Vanguard head of distribution joins LGIM; Sanne names Singapore head; and more
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Korea Investment Corporation (KIC) and the National Pension Service (NPS) plan to enhance overseas voting rights and mandatory ESG filings for overseas companies.
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The hiring spree for 22 newly created positions is the largest by the Korean sovereign wealth fund since 2015. The new program includes 15 investment management openings.