ESG integration, at its most basic level, is identifying the risks associated with environmental, social and corporate governance issues. So why has it become such a political topic?
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The latest release of Schroders’ flagship Institutional Investor Study shows just how quickly the approaches to sustainable investing have evolved in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. In short, institutional investors are moving beyond simple exclusionary and integration approaches to incorporating active ownership, measuring impact and setting net zero targets.
The environmental impact of investment portfolios dominated headlines in 2021, but institutions will only increase their risk if they fail to address the social and governance principles of ESG as well, according to New Zealand’s sovereign wealth fund.
Measuring the environmental impact of investments is difficult, and measuring the social impact is harder still. However, this hasn’t stopped asset owners and managers from searching for better measurement techniques.
As Asian family groups assess the damage done to their business ecosystems, there is a change occurring around what they invest in and how they do so.
AsianInvestor's sixth Year of the Pig entry weighed how much the planned departure of the UK would affect regional or global financial markets. Read more to find out if we were right.
Inadequate advice, finding quality investments, conducting due diligence and impact measurement remain key challenges for family offices.
Family investors in America, particularly among the younger generations, share many of the same concerns about climate, health and education as their contemporaries in Asia.
A new report on the plans of impact investors suggests they want to add more to investments in social and environmental projects, despite rising market volatility centring on China.
With family offices and other local investors getting more involved in impact investing, capital deployment should continue accelerating. But structural problems persist across the region
How workers migrating from farm to factory will perpetuate China''s economic model, and challenge its pension reforms.
Principal Financial discusses how the 2004 US presidential election will affect Asian investment strategy.