Many separate account managers are still in the early stages of incorporating ESG factors into portfolio analysis, construction, and investor conversations.
‘Green technology’ refers to environment friendly or clean technology, as well as products and innovative devices used in environmental science, green chemistry, monitoring, promoting sustainability and conserving the environment.
Within the Glasgow Leaders’ Declaration on Forests and Land Use, the term is referenced throughout, with point six of the declaration, being most significant for institutional investment:
Based on data from SGX Index Edge, the iEdge-OCBC Singapore Low Carbon Select 50 Capped Index has outperformed market benchmarks (STI, SIMSCI) on 3-year, 5-year and 10-year time horizons.
BITA Wealth ESG Manager supports evolving ESG strategies by helping firms to understand, manage and monitor portfolio ESG exposures, enabling the integration of ESG analysis and reporting within a firm’s investment proposition.
As governments, banks and regulators expand their own requirements for the markets in which they operate, the challenge now is for corporates to keep up with this rapid and fundamental change to the way they do business.