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Responsible investment now mainstream
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAY 2018
... It confirms 70% of boards that oversee Australia's largest super funds actively manage their super funds' environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) policies. This is up from 60% in 2016. The report is based on a review of the ESG ...
Aussie CEOs understand ESG risks: KPMG
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 28 MAY 2018
... a warning to policymakers. "Australian policymakers need to note that nearly half of our CEOs have pointed to environmental and climate change risks as serious threats to their organisations' growth prospects - this is appreciably more than ...
Alphinity rolls out sustainable Aussie equities fund
ALEX BURKE  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAY 2018
... have strong ESG practices and/or have the capacity to make a positive impact on society in areas of economic, environmental and social development by contributing towards the advancement of the UN SDG agenda. "We avoid companies that are ...
Morningstar creates carbon risk investment tool
DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAY 2018
... to investors seeking to balance their desire for high returns with a commitment to achieving a positive environmental impact. Given this, investors will need a means of more precisely analysing their portfolio exposures to ensure they meet ...
Financial services giants launch ESG indices
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 30 APR 2018
Two global financial services heavyweights have collaborated to launch a suite of environmental, social and governance (ESG) indices for institutional investors. J.P. Morgan and BlackRock have joined forces to create the J.P. Morgan ESG Index ...
XTB launches ESG fixed income portfolio
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 23 APR 2018
... units (XTBs) that will invest in Aussie corporate bonds from companies with a strong track record of mitigating environmental, social and governance risk relative to alternatives. XTB co-founder and chief executive Richard Murphy said: "XTBs are ...
Mercer expands responsible investment team
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 12 APR 2018
... and ESG risks and opportunities relevant to KPMG clients. Mercer says the hires will focus on integrating environmental, social and corporate governance risks and opportunities into client portfolios. Mercer global business leader in ...
IFM partners to slash carbon emissions in $12bn fund
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 12 APR 2018
... IFM Investors on this significant commitment to lowering emissions, and contributing further to the environmental sustainability of the assets in its Australian Infrastructure Fund," CEFC chief executive Ian Learmonth said. ...
Diversity leads growth manager in new direction
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 3 APR 2018
... six forward-looking questions around three fundamental ESG buckets: company diversity, board efficiency and environmental sustainability. These same questions formed the basis for a wider questionnaire which Platypus has sent to 70 ASX-listed ...
Industry fund launches lifecycle default option
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 3 APR 2018
... super and if the products are serving a specific purpose." In a separate initiative, ACS is engaging with an environmental social and governance (ESG) manager specialising in emerging markets. Block said ACS has invested heavily in renewables ...
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