Ping An Group's head of international ESG highlighted the challenges of ESG investment in emerging markets, as well as China’s growing discussions on incoming international disclosure standards.
Indonesia's latest co-investment aims to capitalise on global hyperscalers hoping to tap into a booming local consumer market. There is also scope to cater to excess demand from Singapore.
Taiwan's largest pension fund is seeking bids for the first domestic equity mandate of the year worth over $2 billion, with a clear emphasis on sustainability in potential investments.
NZ Super's outgoing CEO Matt Whineray stresses that a paradigm shift by business and society is needed to fully achieve decarbonisation.
ESG regulations across the region are getting stricter even as asset owners increase pressure on companies to make more climate-related disclosures.
Pressure on companies does pay off, as Asia's largest utilities companies cooperate with investor demand for action on decarbonisation, a recently released report says.
Gender equality and LGBTQ status are well established mainstays of diversity policies — but why isn’t ethnicity higher up on the agenda in Asia?
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In the current macroeconomic environment, private equity has once again proven its resilience by offering higher returns than other asset classes on average, as well as an illiquidity premium to investors for their long-term commitment says Markus Benzler, head multi-managers private equity UBS Asset Management.
The US Supreme Court ruling’s ripple effects include increased caution around American firms’ diversity policies.
The time for commitments is past, say climate change groups. Governments and investors will be increasingly judged on their actions. NZ Super believes a co-ordinated response will be necessary.
After two senior departures inside a year, the Australian sovereign fund has elevated a deputy CIO to oversee the $160 billion portfolio.
The infrastructure sector is falling behind in adopting net-zero targets, according to two leading voices in sustainability.