Asian asset owners take greater heed of ESG considerations: survey

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The move towards ESG investing is still being led by the largest asset owners, typically government-owned pension funds, sovereign wealth funds, and insurers, but they are expected to influence the behaviour of small-and mid-sized institutional investors in the coming years, a survey by Cerulli today has shown.  According to the research, the majority of respondents have incorporated ESG considerations into their investment decision-making processes, indicating a growing realization of the need for ESG-based investing. About two-thirds of asset owners also said their firms have an invest...

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Christopher Copper-Ind

Christopher Copper-Ind is editor-in-chief of International Investment. Before this, he was editorial director of The Business Year, from 2014 to 2017.