Asset owners are being encouraged to use their investing influence to bring about the changes necessary to reduce the number of children and adults in modern slavery.
With endowments and foundations becoming more active in sustainable investing, the onus is on the largest asset owners to shift their entire portfolios to address the key issues of the day.
Hong Kong's proposal for a green bank anticipates that government support will hasten the participation of asset managers and investors, including insurers and pension funds
A few institutions in the southern hemisphere are leading the way when it comes to managing climate change risk in their portfolios.
New Zealand Super faces obstacles to implementing a climate-focused investment policy. The former head of Swedish state pension AP4 explains how it addressed such issues.
In the latest issue of AsianInvestor magazine, we assess how regional institutions are addressing the global ESG trend and what they need to do. We also have a special report on how insurance companies across the region are adapting to yield compression.