The country is taking the lead in Asia, even as difficulties finding accurate quantitative information continue to plague the sector.
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?
More board seats are now allocated to women, and companies have also shown growing interest in diversity beyond gender.
The growth of private equity fund ownership of multi-family residences will drive up rents and volatility. Limiting rent increases can help, but only to a point, the APG head of European real estate said.
Human capital disclosure requirements are limited and vague, for instance, but some institutional investors continue to push for more transparency from companies.
The Dutch pension fund says it will push for improvements in ESG practices of its portfolio companies in South Korea and Japan with active engagement, including lobbying the government and the media and using its voting rights.
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.
The asset management industry continues to be male-dominated. Senior executives from Aware Super and State Street Global Advisors discuss how advocacy can move the needle.
Some analysts believe the crisis has caused a rethink that could see a rise in investor interest in environmental, social, and governance (ESG) opportunities. We asked experts if this optimism is justified.
Departing CEO Fiona Reynolds tells AsianInvestor how she hopes that, within a five-year period, human rights will be as important as climate issues for most investors.
Once the poor cousin to the environmental pillar in ESG, a new report finds that issues around Covid are set to boost social investment over the next three years.
It's not necessarily true that responsible investing harms equity performance, says a new report from investment consultancy Mercer.