Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman has appeared in a new advert calling on UK pensioners to lobby funds to cut fossil fuel exposure. It comes at a time when debate heats up on ESG globally and COP28 begins.
The $21.3 billion allocations to APAC property in the quarter ended September represented a fall of 22% from the same quarter a year ago, a report by JLL showed.
The expansion of SDI AOP, the world’s largest investor-led sustainable investment platform, into REITs — including those in Asia — reflects growing investor demand for data on real assets and private markets.
Only two in five investors consider biodiversity in investment decision-making, according to a recently released report. Asia lags the rest of the world in this aspect, one industry expert noted.
As regulators around the world crack down, investors and consultants say they are increasing internal and external monitoring systems.
The SDI AOP released its first dataset on the sector’s sustainable lending practices, to help investors select the best performers.
A central database of the world’s 100 largest family offices, compiled by the Sovereign Wealth Fund Institute, will go live in Q1 of 2024.
More frequent valuations of unlisted assets will prove costly for Australian super funds, with particular challenges around property and assets held abroad.
The country is taking the lead in Asia, even as difficulties finding accurate quantitative information continue to plague the sector.
Under pressure from new regulatory sanctions for greenwashing, Australia’s responsible investment market is shrinking.
The $183-billion Canadian pension fund continues to place its main focus on the world’s leading technology market.
The industry is tightening both internal and external valuation procedures for unlisted assets, right on the heels of new regulatory guidance.