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Transparency key to ESG advice success
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2019
Advisers are finding it difficult to provide advice on ethical, environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations due to limited transparency from the $2.7 trillion super industry. Australian Ethical head of client relationships Leah Willis ...
Climate change an imminent threat to returns
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2019
... offerings in Europe and the Pacific. The report includes a stress-testing model which allows investors to assess how a more sudden change in probability of warming, market awareness of climate change or environmental damage could play out.
Australia, New Zealand leaders in responsible investment
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2019
... our region and globally." "The investment community is fast realising the correlation between consideration of environmental, social and governance factors, and positive portfolio performance. At the same time, consumers are increasingly demanding ...
Big banks, super funds join forces for sustainability
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
... The initiative is an unprecedented collaboration with the aim of shaping an Australian economy that prioritises environmental issues, human wellbeing and social equity while maintaining financial system stability. This new group is modelled after ...
CFSGAM expands US footprint with senior hires
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2019
... was most recently head of North America and managed a business that hired 8000 people in the water, energy and environmental fields. Heather Brilliant, managing director for the Americas and acting chief operating officer said infrastructure ...
Hermes inks local ESG partnership
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2019
... chief executive Louise Davidson said: "This landmark agreement will see two of the world's foremost experts on environmental, social and governance advocacy and company engagements work together to assist investors to be long-term responsible ...
New ASX governance principles target culture
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 28 FEB 2019
... setting out the terms of their appointment; Disclose a whistle-blower policy; and Disclose material exposure to environmental or social risks and how it manages such risks. One standout is the concept of culture, according to Baker McKenzie partner ...
Institutional investors call out climate policy
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
... communities in projects such a savannah burning where traditional land care practice is blended with modern environmental science." IGCC chief executive Emma Herd said in the electricity sector alone, more than $1.3 billion of investment is ...
Global manager launches ESG strategy
KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
... market cap of US$5 trillion ($6.96 trillion). The methodology has two steps. First, it looks at companies' environmental revenues (at least 50% has to come from areas that are impacted by the energy transition to renewable energy) and second ...
UniSuper makes two senior hires
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
... JBWere. Pearce commented Capparelli's appointment is testament to how committed UniSuper is to factoring environmental, social and governance considerations into the investment process. UniSuper recently awarded Jamieson Coote Bonds a $180 ...
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