Asia Pacific institutional investors are looking closely at their obligations under new sustainability reporting regulations.
NZ Super names interim CEO; Warburg Pincus names Asia PE head amid regional reshuffle; Mercer Super CIO exits; DWS appoints APAC CIO; Allianz GI hires India specialist from Eastspring; abrdn hires APAC chief risk officer from Credit Suisse; and more.
Only two in five investors consider biodiversity in investment decision-making, according to a recently released report. Asia lags the rest of the world in this aspect, one industry expert noted.
As the fund prepares to appoint a new chief executive, it passes the 20 year milestone with a strong year for the strategic tliting team.
As regulators around the world crack down, investors and consultants say they are increasing internal and external monitoring systems.
The removal of tax exemption for sovereign fund investments would have massive implications for foreign fund flows. That hasn't stopped some countries from trying to change the rules.
NZ Super's outgoing CEO Matt Whineray stresses that a paradigm shift by business and society is needed to fully achieve decarbonisation.
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.
Institutional investors cannot just focus their climate change efforts on lowering portfolio risk, say industry experts.
New Zealand’s sovereign wealth fund continues to prove that an alignment with the principles of sustainable finance can yield impressive returns.
As well as two Asian funds leading Global SWF’s latest governance, sustainability, and resilience (GSR) scoreboard, the report shows sovereign wealth funds, are catching up quickly with public pension funds through their impact activities and reporting.
AsianInvestor has identified 20 outstanding executives who are driving forward the region's pension industry. On day 8, we showcase executives from Malaysia's KWAP and New Zealand Superannuation Fund.