David Li died suddenly in his home city of Sydney.
Based in the Hong Kong office.
Adoption of environment, social and governance (ESG) measures in a fund relies on trust in the reporting from the companies, and disclosure and transparency remain a major challenge, according to David Li, senior portfolio manager at Impax Asset Management.
Fund Selector Asia held its first Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) morning briefing in Hong Kong and Singapore, with BNP Paribas Asset Management, Hermes Investment Management and Nikko Asset Management discussing ESG strategies.
Oscar Yang, research analyst and portfolio manager at Impax Asset Management. discusses the firm’s water equity portfolio, which uses an ESG screen to invest in the equities of water companies.
Regulation is one of the risks that investors should be aware of when investing in environmental-focused listed equities, according to Bruce Jenkyn-Jones, London-based co-head of listed equities and senior portfolio manager at Impax Asset Management.
M&G Real Estate makes three senior appointments in Asia; Northern Trust appoints an institutional sales manager in Hong Kong; BNP Paribas names a new China CEO; China’s Creditease to provide investment advise in the US; Pimco and Impax see their AUM increase; Singapore and Thailand sign a fintech cooperation agreement; and more…
China establishes its first fund industry court; management shake-up at China’s Jupai Holdings and Hong Kong’s Value Partners; SFC to co-host two cyber-security workshops; EM hedge fund product returns double that of DM strategies; Amex survey reveals HK finance execs’ optimism towards SAR’s economy; and others…
But the lack of clarity on environmental issues from the new US president means a growth outlook for environment-themed investing is difficult, said Ian Simm, Impax Asset Management’s London-based CEO.