New sustainability finance hires 'specifically requesting no SFDR reporting'
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
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
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
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
People Moves 17 December: IIGCC, ISSB, Moody's and more
Eastspring introduces head of sustainability role
Japanese regulator to review stewardship code for institutional investors
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
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.