The UK bank is building out its fixed income advisory services in Asia Pacific. It will also add FX specialists and eventually unveil an SRI advisory programme.
Family offices in Hong Kong and Taiwanese insurers are among those institutions showing particular interest in sustainable investments, says the UK fund house.
If asset managers and owners in Asia are to incorporate climate risk into their investment modelling processes, they will need more regulatory certainty on the issue, say consultants.
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