Taiwan's Bureau for Labor Funds is helping push ESG standards, but the island's investors need topdown regulatory guidance to make the concepts flourish.
The standards are relatively new in Taiwan, but there is enough raw potential among its citizens to support a deeper level of adoption.
Taiwan's largest insurance group defends the industry's high overseas investments as calls grow for insurers to shift their money home.
Despite current political tensions, a new report suggests there is a much more cooperative relationship between Taiwan and the Chinese mainland from a business perspective.
Other insurers in Taiwan will most likely follow suit after the recent investment limit on Formosa bonds.
Taiwan will soon have its first ESG ETF and pension funds could be the likeliest target market.