This new report analyzes the state of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) investing in the retail and institutional segments in key Asia-Pacific markets: Australia, China, Hong Kong, India, Japan, Korea, Singapore, the rest of Southeast Asia, and Taiwan. The report examines the initiatives and approaches taken by managers, distributors, and asset owners in embracing responsible investing amid myriad challenges in defining and approaching ESG. It highlights asset owners’ views on sustainable investing, the importance of ESG in investment and due diligence processes, and expectations of managers on ESG aspects.
Each market chapter examines the state of ESG investing, take-up among retail and institutional investors, product developments, and managers’ plans for developing their ESG strategies and capabilities to meet their clients’ needs. In addition, Cerulli estimates the assets held by ESG mutual funds in various Asian markets.
Reasons To Purchase:
- Learn about the implications for managers as asset owners increasingly focus on environmental issues and key regulators aspire to become green financing hubs
- Understand the key drivers behind ESG product launches, distributors’ views on product onboarding, and ideas for tapping product opportunities in markets that lack ESG expertise
- Examine ESG investing’s role in performance and risk mitigation, and highlight the key challenges in assessing the performance of ESG strategies