• New sustainability finance hires 'specifically requesting no SFDR reporting'

    20 November 2023

    New sustainability hires at companies and some banks are specifically requesting that their role does not require any EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) reporting duties as "reporting fatigue" deepens,...

  • Eastspring takes "non-confrontational" approach to climate engagement

    05 June 2023

    Eastspring Investments is taking a "non-confrontational" approach to climate engagement in Asia, where governance remains the pressing sustainability-related concern, it told Environmental Finance.

  • Eastspring: Some 'sustainable' funds will 'wilt' amid strengthening regulatory scrutiny

    23 February 2023

    With regulatory scrutiny rising alongside investor interest, Eastspring says 'true-to-label' sustainable funds in Asia are set for a much better year. Ahren Lester reports

  • Video: Joanne Khew (Eastspring Investments) on bondholder engagement

    13 January 2023

    Joanne Khew shares her view on the importance of bondholder engagement and how investors in green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked (GSSS) bonds can stimulate discussions around the Paris Agreement

  • Japanese regulator to review stewardship code for institutional investors

    13 August 2019

    Japan’s financial regulator, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), is to review the Japanese stewardship code to solicit more effective stewardship activities by institutional investors, according to commissioner Toshihide Endo.

  • Prudential invests in Indian wind power

    30 May 2017

    UK life insurer Prudential's Asian asset manager, Eastspring Investments, has agreed to invest an undisclosed amount into Watsun Infrabuild, a subsidiary of Indian renewable energy group Continuum Wind Energy.