Pressure is being brought to bear on global institutional investors as the full implications of sustainability reporting become clear.
Asia Pacific institutional investors are looking closely at their obligations under new sustainability reporting regulations.
Survey shows clear slowdown amid challenging macro environment. Meanwhile, earlier initiatives are taking time to settle.
A company’s intentions and targets are no longer enough for investors, according to the two asset owners.
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.
Tackling global warming was high on the agenda at a UN-affiliated summit in Tokyo, where global asset owners and investors gathered to discuss responsible investing.
Under pressure from new regulatory sanctions for greenwashing, Australia’s responsible investment market is shrinking.
ESG regulations across the region are getting stricter even as asset owners increase pressure on companies to make more climate-related disclosures.
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.
If investors really want change, they'll need to move mandates and communicate their needs more clearly, climate conference panellists say.