ESG investing in China – where are the opportunities for alpha?
Monday, November 2, 2020
With President Xi Jinping’s recent pledge that China will be carbon neutral by 2060, sustainability investment will accelerate as policies and sectors respond to meet this target. China is already making good progress with close to 50% of investment institutions planning to integrate ESG into their practices in the next one to two years and 26% of A-share companies issuing ESG reports. How should the investment industry meet the growing demand for ESG assets? How can investors generate alpha? How will the ESG industry respond to COVID-19? With increasing demand for ESG-aligned portfolios, this panel of regional leaders will outline the key themes, concepts and practices needed to build an effective sustainability program in China.