Asset owners in China grew their AUM by an average of 27.61% between 2019 and 2020, but insurers grew the most, AsianInvestor’s list of largest asset owners shows.
Asia Pacific institutions are among the top-rated funds in the latest survey of governance and sustainability practices. Other regional players are yet to come up to the mark.
Positive developments on climate reporting are all very well, but experts believe investor engagement and disclosure alone will not achieve 'net zero' emission targets.
A raft of climate commitments from investors around the Leaders Summit on Climate has set a challenge for asset owners and fund managers to achieve ‘net zero’ carbon emissions.
New surveys reveal that climate change and ESG considerations are increasingly being incorporated into investment strategy at asset owners in the Asia Pac region.
The country's budding sovereign wealth fund needs foreign investment, but may struggle to offer levels of return. Would-be investors may instead invest to support geopolitical priorities.