Dr Xinting Jia has worked closely with institutional investors across the investment supply chain to integrate environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues into the investment process. Her research interests include governance of listed companies, social factors such as community engagement and supply chain issues, as well as environmental issues such as climate change and how these factors may affect long-term performance of investments. Xinting co-authored the book Corporate Governance and Resource Security in China: The Transformation of China's Global Resources Companies (Routledge 2010, 2015) with Professor Roman Tomasic. Xinting was previously Head of Asia, Responsible Investment at Mercer and currently managing ESG and responsible investing at CareSuper - a major superannuation fund in Australia. Xinting holds a PhD in corporate governance from Victoria University and an MBA in finance from Melbourne Business School.
Interview with HK Benchmarking Magazine on Corporate Social Responsibility: http://www.uat.fundasia.net/uncategorized/got-csr/
Interview with Financial Times on Socially Responsible Investing and ESG Screening (subscriber only)
Interview with Asia Asset Management on carbon and climate change, 'Asia fund industry lagging on climate risk awareness (subscriber only)
Interview with Asian Investor on 'China resources firm should improve governance'
Interview with China Investments and Pensions Journal on 'ESG development in China'
Areas of Research / Professional Expertise
Corporate governance, responsible investing, labour and supply chain issues, climate change and investment related issues