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.
AsianInvestor has picked 20 standout asset owner executives from across Asia Pacific. Today we profile Catherine Savage, chair of the Guardians of New Zealand Super, and Mark Delaney, CIO of AustralianSuper.
AsianInvestor picks 20 individuals who have helped guide the region's asset owners to greater sophistication over the past 20 years, in no particular order. We begin with Mark Konyn of AIA and Paul Costello, formerly of NZ Super and Future Fund.
While the fund suffered negative growth over the 11 months of the most recent financial year, it will keep using its passive reference portfolio to benchmark its active investments.