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Leading philanthropic couple honoured
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUL 2018
... Discrimination Project International Philanthropy Award: Wheelton Philanthropy and Bali Children Foundation Environmental Philanthropy Award: Purves Environmental Fund and WWF Australia for the Ending Excessive Tree Clearing Campaign Strategy
Member takes $50 billion industry fund to court
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
... ESG risks, when selecting investments in their portfolios and when exercising voting rights." Despite this, Environmental Justice Australia principal lawyer David Barnden said Rest has long-term investments in property and infrastructure and ...
Avoid social agendas on ESG: Governance Institute
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 JUL 2018
Governance and risk professionals have rallied against proposals to increase shareholder voices on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. In responding to a survey issued by the Governance Institute of Australia, its members ...
Impact investing reports sharp growth
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... Latest Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) research shows investments delivering social and environmental impact alongside financial returns have risen to $5.8 billion, representing a $4.6 billion increase since the 2014-15 ...
Pengana hires distribution lead from NAB
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... impact fund was now reporting four social measures (education, wellbeing, safety and health) in addition to the environmental factors it reports on. Last month, the equities manager acquired a minority stake in a credit boutique that offers credit ...
Church threatens to dump $21bn of fossil fuels
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 16 JUL 2018
... of England's parliament voted 347 to four in favour of the decision, with three voters abstaining. Its environmental working group proposed the amendment, asking the Church's investment bodies to assess companies' progress by 2023. ...
Pengana adds social measures to impact reporting
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 9 JUL 2018
... its 2017 WHEB Asset Management Impact report, incorporating four social measures in addition to the five environmental measures previously included. According to Pengana, the report demonstrates how funds invested in the Pengana WHEB ...
US investment giant acquires global fund manager
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 JUL 2018
... two firms' collaboration since has reinforced mutual commitment to shared values in meeting client needs. "As environmental, social and governance considerations play a growing role in investment portfolios, we look forward to bringing Hermes' ...
VanEck ETF receives ethical tick
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 2 JUL 2018
... The index screens companies based on fossil fuel ownership and revenues, socially responsible activities, environmental, social or governance (ESG) performance and carbon emissions. VanEck's selection process involves excluding all companies ...
ESG reporting strong through 2017: ACSI
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUN 2018
Almost all ASX200 companies disclosed environmental, social and governance (ESG) policy frameworks and sustainability targets in 2017, according to the latest Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) report. ACSI's annual review of ...
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