Singapore government agencies are at the forefront of moves to bring more capital and expertise to tackle the climate crisis in emerging markets.
Few investable products and persistent hesitancy by private investors is creating a mismatch between commitments and deployment of catalytic capital, noted a senior Asia executive at the world-renowned foundation.
The impact-style bond portfolio of the €50 billion Dutch pension fund has bested the index by a significant margin since 2019.
In partnership with Nuveen
Asset owners across Asia Pacific (APAC) are rethinking markets, reallocating portfolios and responsibly investing amid dramatic shifts in the macroeconomic and geopolitical landscape, according to Nuveen.
AsianInvestor is pleased to announce the ESG Excellence Award winners, finalists and shortlisted entries. Congratulations to all.
ESG integration, at its most basic level, is identifying the risks associated with environmental, social and corporate governance issues. So why has it become such a political topic?
In partnership with Schroders
The latest release of Schroders’ flagship Institutional Investor Study shows just how quickly the approaches to sustainable investing have evolved in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. In short, institutional investors are moving beyond simple exclusionary and integration approaches to incorporating active ownership, measuring impact and setting net zero targets.
The environmental impact of investment portfolios dominated headlines in 2021, but institutions will only increase their risk if they fail to address the social and governance principles of ESG as well, according to New Zealand’s sovereign wealth fund.
Measuring the environmental impact of investments is difficult, and measuring the social impact is harder still. However, this hasn’t stopped asset owners and managers from searching for better measurement techniques.
As Asian family groups assess the damage done to their business ecosystems, there is a change occurring around what they invest in and how they do so.
AsianInvestor's sixth Year of the Pig entry weighed how much the planned departure of the UK would affect regional or global financial markets. Read more to find out if we were right.
Inadequate advice, finding quality investments, conducting due diligence and impact measurement remain key challenges for family offices.