Besides supporting pension funds in achieving their financial goals, impact investing can be an attractive way for pension funds to achieve the dual objectives of incorporating sustainability requirements into investments and providing diversification benefits, says Philipp Müller, BlueOrchard’s chief executive officer.
With sustainability dominating conversations on a daily basis, much confusion seems to surround stewardship, despite the strong correlation between the two concepts. Schroders debunks five myths.
Yet another investor survey states that sustainable investing continues to gain momentum. More enlightening, though, are some of the other findings.
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