The Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has highlighted the importance of managing a company’s non-financial risk (e.g. business continuity, disaster management, etc.).
...disappointing stock market performance, lack of business confidence and political uncertainty are leading local investors to look for other sources of return.
Increasing concerns around the global economy, the United States (US)/China trade conflict, uncertainty around Brexit and emerging markets risk are pushing investors to look for other sources of return.
Isabella Mnisi (CIO: Private Markets) explains why pension funds should begin to actively focus on the social needs of their members, especially around investments that would have a tangible and direct benefit to their members.