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KWAP’s journey with ESG investing



IF it’s one thing that the Covid-19 pandemic has thought investors is that they need to be concerned about the survival of companies they invest in, when the latter are faced with unprecedented shocks.

Local institutional fund Kumpulan Wang Persaraan (Diperbadankan) has been early to adopt environmental, social, and governance (ESG) criteria in its investment strategies. KWAP CEO Nik Amlizan Mohamed shares some of her thoughts about asset management, ESG adoption and the pandemic.

StarBizWeek: How has the Covid-19 pandemic changed investment strategies?

Nik Amlizan: The pandemic has exposed the fragility of concepts that we once may have viewed as concrete. It continues to show us the cracks in our businesses, particularly from an

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