Clean technology is gaining ground in Asia
24 September 2012
Private equity investment in clean technology has risen in recent times, writes Wing-Gar Cheng
Coupons, principles and the virtuous circle
31 May 2012
While corporates increasingly have to turn to capital markets for funding, now is the time for investors to push their ESG requirements, writes Joshua Hughes.
Managing the ethical risks of investing in emerging economies
19 March 2012
Emerging markets can be a sustainable source of wealth or a significant risk to your entire business, writes Paul Wenman of InvestAssure.
The long view on climate investments
19 September 2011
Investments in new energy-efficient technologies and business practices that help reduce the effects of climate change have not been significantly undermined by the global economic crisis, says the...
Sustainability: smoke and mirrors
3 January 2011
by Bee Ong - If sustainability reporting is weighted towards appearances, how can investors get a reliable gauge of their risk of loss, or probability of improved financial performance?
ESG - Indifference and the impact of mega-trends
29 September 2010
Where is the practice of environmental, social and governance investing headed? In Asia, sadly, the concept has not really taken hold in the way it has in other parts of the world. Bee Ong reports
New indices help investors adopt passive ESG policy
30 January 2010
As SRI indices proliferate, there is an increasing need for comparative data on the indices themselves.
Are we blind to risk in the financial sector?
19 October 2009
A key challenge in analysing financial institutions is their complexity, and, in hindsight, it has become clear that many bankers and internal auditors did not always understand the risks of their...
Stimulus windfall for green investment
22 July 2009
Massive global stimulus is driving the development of environmental investments
Sustainability by stealth
22 July 2009
In the view of this fund manager, clients choose a manager not for its responsible investment capabilities, but because it generates excess return. Clients are skeptical of RI anyway, so there’s no...
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