In a new normal of volatile, unpredictable and rapidly changing economies and markets, many investors are grappling with maintaining momentum in their environmental, social and governance (ESG) journey. But beyond short-term asset re-pricing, balancing returns while integrating sustainability objectives should be at the core of portfolios, said speakers at “ESG: from niche to norm”, an event hosted by Natixis Investment Managers and AsianInvestor.
Private equity, digital assets and ESG are the focus for wealthy families while inflation is top threat, new study finds.
Some of the big investors encouraging agreements where building owners and tenants can help cut emissions. Still, these deals can be hard to put in place.
Collaboration between policymakers and the investment community is crucial for the sustainability of sustainable investing, and this synergy will prove particularly useful for developing markets in Asia.
Even as regulators crack down on the practice, accurately estimating the environmental and social impact of an investment remains challenging.
Investment managers, economists and portfolio strategists discuss how COP27 will shape investment in Asia, and which sectors present the most ESG-friendly opportunities for investor portfolios.
HSBC Asset Management’s Jacqueline Pang elaborates on the journey ESG in Asia will have to undertake to move from the fringe to the mainstream
GPs in the region say they’re on board with ESG strategies, but a new survey identifies focus areas for attention amid a lack of performance data and standards.
Audit on directly owned offices completed, logistics-assets review underway, residential portfolio next.
Markets have rewarded recent layoff announcements from prominent tech firms such as Meta and Microsoft, but does that mean the sector has bottomed out?
Women in private equity tend to hit a glass ceiling at the VP level, with only 2% in Asia Pacific being promoted to principal level compared to 20% of men, according to new McKinsey research.
Investors should be given credit — carbon credit in particular — when they hold carbon-intensive assets in Asia but aim to help these assets transit. However, regulations also need to stay updated in order to prevent greenwashing.