Index, research and data provider MSCI has launched a tool to help investors assess their exposure and alignment to the seventeen United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Asset managers face rising expectations from asset owners, a panel session at the Principles of Responsible Investment’s APAC Digital Symposium has revealed.
Specialised and generalised engagement seen as effective agents of change.
The new indexes will allocate higher weightings to stocks with lower carbon emissions. MSCI is in talks on the creation of investment products based on the new indexes.
A new survey by IMAS found that two-thirds of Singapore fund managers expect the adoption of ESG investing to accelerate as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic.
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