New World Development becomes the first Asian corporate to issue a USD-denominated dual-tranche social and green offering in the public bond markets.
Biodiversity investing is not so different from other areas of ESG investing – it’s all about risk management and spotting opportunities.
The new legal framework which requires the public sector issuer to spell out the use of the proceeds and report on the project’s environmental impact has been hailed by the industry for setting the standards for green bond financing in Singapore and the region.
By putting sustainability at the heart of its investment approach and showing its commitment to creating value for investors through digital access, Fidelity International has been named as AsianInvestor’s ‘Fund House of the Year - Singapore’ for 2022.
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.
For asset owners and managers, sustainable long-term investing has evolved from divestment to active ownership strategies that foster better business practices.
From allocating capital to ESG portfolios to supporting businesses in transition, institutional investors have the power to move the needle in the global quest for a decarbonised economy.
The world can’t move to a sustainable future without investing in developing countries and providing them with the infrastructure they need, according to ESG specialists.
The positive environmental impact of wind power investments is driving large institutions to back new projects while pushing power companies to improve their alternative energy programs.
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) standardisations are not likely to happen any time soon, but institutional investors are developing their own methods of verification.
Superannuation fund Cbus and Singapore property firm City Developments Limited (CDL) discuss how to ensure minimum sustainability standards for real estate.
AIA, Asia's largest life and health insurer, has five priorities, or pillars, in its ESG strategy.