The growth of private equity fund ownership of multi-family residences will drive up rents and volatility. Limiting rent increases can help, but only to a point, the APG head of European real estate said.
While investors generally adopt a mix of active and passive investing strategies, the need for ESG- focused decisions may be pushing them to take a more hands-on approach.
The Singapore-based insurer has committed to having its entire portfolio reviewed and measured daily against key ESG objectives.
New World Development becomes the first Asian corporate to issue a USD-denominated dual-tranche social and green offering in the public bond markets.
Investors repurposing buildings for multi-family rental say they are willing to give up returns in exchange for environmental benefits.
Three major Asean countries — Vietnam, Indonesia and the Philippines — are leading in developing renewable energy sources and giving investors new opportunities.
Biodiversity investing is not so different from other areas of ESG investing – it’s all about risk management and spotting opportunities.
Dutch pension provider APG’s Asian ESG head points out conflicts of interest for conglomerates and calls for stricter punishments on greenwashing.
The family office aims to tap its heavy industry experience to help others make the green transition and deploy its capital in clean energy and climate tech projects.
The new legal framework which requires the public sector issuer to spell out the use of the proceeds and report on the project’s environmental impact has been hailed by the industry for setting the standards for green bond financing in Singapore and the region.
Attitudes about nuclear power have changed but structural barriers to investment remain, says Ernest J Moniz, former US Secretary of Energy at Temasek’s Ecosperity in Singapore.
A majority of global private equity investors say their private equity investments have outperformed their public equity portfolios, according to Coller Capital’s latest private equity barometer survey.