The appetite of Canadian pension funds for sustainable and decarbonisation opportunities in Australian agriculture is growing, as the Alberta Investment Management Corporation secures a large-scale cattle breeding business.
A company’s intentions and targets are no longer enough for investors, according to the two asset owners.
For KWAP and PNB, embedding ESG standards into investment strategies is relatively painless, and ESG-related megatrends are flourishing.
The Temasek unit believes nature-based solutions are a critical lever in becoming carbon-neutral and focuses on companies and projects that are looking to scale up globally.
The institutional investors are dedicating resources to ensure a thorough adaptation of ESG standards across their portfolios, the audience hears at AsianInvestor’s Malaysia Global Investment Forum.
Despite the magnitude of agri-food emissions in Asia, decarbonisation in the sector receives much less consideration and investment than in other sectors, according to a new report co-written by Temasek.
Asset owners rely to varying degrees on the emissions judgments of asset managers, but potential regulatory and reputational perils exist.
The conflict between Israel and Gaza has led to turbulence in oil prices. AsianInvestor asks what this event means broadly for commodity markets, investment allocations and monetary policy.
As the sought-after market for green bonds starts to hit a supply ceiling, asset owner involvement will be key to creating new stock.
The investment arm of MTR Corporation makes direct investments in early-to-growth stage companies, has wholly-owned subsidiaries and incubates startups as well.
The infrastructure sector is falling behind in adopting net-zero targets, according to two leading voices in sustainability.
Imminent ramp-up in regulatory requirements and pressure from LPs mean private equity and portfolio companies have much to do, but opportunities also abound.