We showcase AsianInvestor's best interviews with asset owners in April -- all of which had a distinct flavour of ESG and sustainability.
A senior ESG executive at the €277 billion Dutch pension fund points to the challenges of measuring the social impact of investments, cautioning against the dangers of exaggerated claims.
The Dutch pension fund is working with investment managers to make the social impact of property investing more quantifiable on a per fund basis even as poor measurement remains a challenge for the sector.
Adoption of a real estate benchmark in Asia is increasing as leading European pension funds place reporting at the heart of their emissions reduction efforts.
The AsianInvestor team spoke to some heavyweights in the asset owner industry in February, discussing a wide variety of trends and topics.
A co-ordinated investment approach is the most effective way to drive change in Asia, say investors in Europe and Australia.
Increasingly, investors are supplementing — or replacing — data from third parties with their own analysis, senior executives from the two funds told AsianInvestor.
From this month, we showcase some of the key asset owners covered by AsianInvestor during the past four weeks. In case you missed the stories, here's your chance to read what they said.
The head of ESG at Allianz Real Estate said that making brown buildings green adds only 5% to 10% to renovation costs. Yet some investors are reluctant to make the changes.
A senior executive at the world’s largest investor-led sustainable investment platform has said that market cap investment indices are no longer fit for purpose.
Most Asian investors still have a poor grasp of the ESG credentials of the supply chain connected to a property or infrastructure investment.
Issuers from the region are leading demand for accreditation by the SDI AOP, an ESG platform launched by four global pension funds recently.