A senior executive at the world’s largest investor-led sustainable investment platform has said that market cap investment indices are no longer fit for purpose.
While investors in Asia and Europe are looking at applying AI to fill the gaps in ESG reporting, human oversight will always be necessary.
Stakeholders across the global industry are failing in their responsibilities, says property investor Allianz Real Estate’s chief sustainability officer.
Most Asian investors still have a poor grasp of the ESG credentials of the supply chain connected to a property or infrastructure investment.
Inflation and economic uncertainty are leading to dwindling opportunities for investors, top executives from both institutions told AsianInvestor.
Issuers from the region are leading demand for accreditation by the SDI AOP, an ESG platform launched by four global pension funds recently.
The €277bn Dutch pension fund is slowing allocations to the region as part of a worldwide strategy to combat falling asset prices.
Norges Bank Investment Management and PGGM Investments say while green leases are highly useful in improving data and cutting property emissions, regulation is vital to improve the pace of growth.
Dry warehouses could generate all the energy they need from solar panels on roofs.
Easing of listing requirements for early-stage technology companies brings both risks and opportunities for investors, say experts.
Australia’s largest superannuation fund has signalled concern over global property markets as allocations to the sector fall off.
European property is out of vogue with Asian investors like Australian super funds, while US and Asia remain attractive, say experts.