AsianInvestor discusses why the Hong Kong Monetary Authority and UniSuper won in their respective award categories of Reserves Management Institution and Pension Fund.
The head of risk for the de-facto central bank's investment portfolio explains why it is implementing ESG principles into its investing practices.
The city's regulator and central bank must introduce guidance and rules more aggressively if they want to show that Hong Kong is committed to green finance, say industry participants.
Hong Kong's de facto bank is planning to sign up to the UN's Principles of Responsible Investment. It recently allocated another $1 billion to the IFC’s MCPP infrastructure scheme.
However, Hong Kong Monetary Authority chief Norman Chan warned of market uncertainties ahead as the benchmark Hang Seng Index shed 2.9% over renewed trade war fears.
HK Financial Secretary Paul Chan said in his budget speech that he will seek to make the fund's investments more diversified in order to boost returns.