New surveys reveal that climate change and ESG considerations are increasingly being incorporated into investment strategy at asset owners in the Asia Pac region.
After a year of violent market swings, investors such as New Zealand Super expect more liquidity stress next year and are preparing accordingly.
The sovereign wealth fund aims to invest more in real estate and infrastructure, while looking to improve its data assessment capabilities and commitments to ESG, said its CIO.
NZ Super's carbon exclusion policy has added demonstrable returns to its overall investment strategy while lowering portfolio risk, the sovereign wealth fund said in a new report.
AsianInvestor held a set of interviews with senior executive veterans of Asia's investment industry. First, Matt Whineray of NZ Super describes how his organisation has changed.
Pension funds are joining a growing number of asset owners globally to find investment opportunities in real assets amid the Covid-19 fallout.