Impact investing aims to identify businesses and organisations pursuing purpose-led activities serving the needs of the global economy and environment. A thematic approach to impact investing seeks to identify opportunities created by pressing issues that can be identified as megatrends – including climate change, access to water and pandemics.
The pandemic has challenged local communities to such an extent that family offices are switching their priorities in terms of impact funding.
Besides supporting pension funds in achieving their financial goals, impact investing can be an attractive way for pension funds to achieve the dual objectives of incorporating sustainability requirements into investments and providing diversification benefits, says Philipp Müller, BlueOrchard’s chief executive officer.
Impact investment offerings created by private banks are not always tailored for Asian high-net-worth individuals, a family office executive said at the Family Office Forum held last week.
Rich people in Asia Pacific increasingly trust wealth managers but aren't giving them much more money to manage, found Capgemini's latest Asia Pacific wealth survey.