The Importance of Building Diverse Teams For the Future of Private Markets As a prominent entrepreneur and investor in the private markets industry, I believe that diversity is essential for creating strong and effective teams. Throughout my career, I’ve emphasised the importance of building diverse teams in order to achieve business success. But before we… Continue reading The Importance of Building Diverse Teams For the Future of Private Markets Copy
Managing Investments During A Period Of Higher Interest Rate And Scarcer Capital As the era of “cheap” money ends in 2023, investors must navigate a vastly different financial landscape. The urgency increases as we see share prices suffering severely, with asset markets all over the globe experiencing deep losses. To successfully cope with this new… Continue reading Managing Investments During A Period Of Higher Interest Rate And Scarcer Capital
2023 Sustainable Investment Outlook As the world continues to emerge from Covid-19 lockdowns, the cracks in economies and societies, as well as the flaws in environmental ambitions, are starting to present themselves. This year, the debt legacy from the pandemic continues to limit governments’ capacities to support societies through difficult times. As such, we are… Continue reading 2023 Sustainable Investment Outlook
Mitigating Business and Investment Risks of Greenflation In 2022, inflation is cited as the most concerning issue worldwide. From the Russian-Ukraine war and its trickle-down effects on food and energy security to the unequal recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic across nations, inflation is necessarily caused by the complexity of interconnected global economic conditions. However, another… Continue reading Mitigating Business and Investment Risks of Greenflation
Is Investing in ESG Akin to Investing in Risk Management? When it comes to managing risk, more and more investors are turning to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors. In fact, a recent study by Deutsche Bank found that nearly two-thirds of institutional investors believe that ESG considerations can help them mitigate risk. Simple investigation and extrapolation… Continue reading Is Investing in ESG Akin to Investing in Risk Management?
Global carbon emissions, derived primarily from the combustion of fossil fuels to obtain energy, have risen drastically since the advent of the Industrial Revolution. Unfortunately, a relatively small number of countries are responsible for the majority of the world’s greenhouse gas emissions.
In 2015, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) unilaterally agreed upon a charter dedicated and committed to sustainable development for the people in the ASEAN community. Setting a goal for 2025, this very same charter looked towards an ASEAN Community Vision, which emphasised a regional focus on environmental protection for the present and future.
It’s undeniable that the world’s economy has changed drastically in the past two decades of the 2000s. From the shocking consequences of America’s subprime mortgage loan crisis that started in 2007, to the recent financial devastation trailing in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic – titanic global events have reshaped the collective view of resource management.
Defined as a systems-focused approach designed to minimise waste and involve processes geared towards restorative and regenerative behaviour, a circular economy aims to disrupt the current model of resource utilisation.
Indonesia has had vibrant economic growth over the past few decades, lifting millions of people out of poverty.