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Despite rapid regulatory development of Asia’s ESG ecosystem, the insurance giant still finds a lack of investable green opportunities and available climate data in emerging markets.
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The UK insurance giant says driving change in the developing markets of Asia and Africa means having a clear ESG strategy that is based on a just and inclusive transition.
A broad spectrum of regulations across Asia’s various markets presents challenges to the focus on sustainability, but they are not impossible to navigate, according to executives at the two insurers.
The British life insurer has applauded China’s new insurance regulator, saying the country is set to attach even greater importance to the industry.
Senior executives from two of Asia’s well-known insurers highlight the importance of addressing the net-zero transition's social impacts on emerging markets.
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