“’The rise of ESG investing in Asia” – The Business Times – February 28, 2018

An article published on February 28, 2018 in The Business Times charts the rise of ESG investing in Asia.

According to the article, “(a)lthough the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) states that assets managed under responsible investment strategies remains very low in Asia ex-Japan at only 0.8 per cent of total assets under professional management, well below Europe’s 53 per cent, the region presents significant growth opportunities for sustainable investments in the coming years.”

Drivers for ESG investing in Asia include:  Asian government pension funds integration of ESG into investment processes and engagement in international SRI networks, Asian stock exchange’s mandating sustainability reporting by listed companies, demand of next-gen investors for ESG strategies and the rapid growth of green investments in China.

You may read the article on The Business Times internet site.