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US advisers shifting to international equities
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2018
... in this asset class. A large portion (21.5%) were eyeing alternatives or commodities, overtaking the demand for environmental, social and governance (ESG) products, which only 122 advisers (15.6%) noted interest in. Huebscher added analysis of the ...
French giant intensifies action on global warming
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 12 DEC 2017
... individuals, investors and businesses together, banks and financial institutions have the greatest capacity for environmental change. The Paris Climate Agreement aims to keep global warming below two degrees by the end of the century, but ...
WA Super launches impact investment option
ALEX BURKE  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2017
... publicly traded companies whose products and services are geared towards solving the world's biggest social and environmental problems," Ross added. WA Super said the impact investment option differs from other ESG-tilted funds by "investing ...
QIC receives $200m green loan
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2017
... these initiatives contributes to achieving our triple bottom line objectives incorporating economic and environmental factors, and social priorities. "Our ESG Strategy and operating procedures align with globally recognised standards and we ...
Government launches emerging market impact investment fund
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2017
... are leading the charge as the most likely group to invest in a responsible super fund that considers environmental, social and governance issues in addition to maximising financial returns (75%) and are the most likely to consider making ...
Impact Investment Group names new CEO
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2017
... Australia for more than two years, a not-for-profit organisation dedicated to delivering positive social and environmental impact alongside financial returns. Prior to moving to the non-profit sector, he was acting chief executive of JBWere and ...
Industry veteran joins RBC, targets Australian growth
EMMA RAPAPORT  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2017
... Australia and seeks to put the mission and beliefs of the Uniting Church into practice through its ethical and environmental, social and governance investment policy. At the time, UFS executive director Warren Bird said the organisation was ...
Shareholders need greater voice on ESG: ACSI
DARREN SNYDER  |  MONDAY, 30 OCT 2017
... said: "Australian laws make it difficult for shareholders to hold public companies to account on some important environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues." "In other jurisdictions where non-binding shareholder resolutions are permitted, we ...
Standard Life launches impact fund, appoints managers
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2017
... Sustainable Development Goals. The criteria are that stocks "support the delivery of measurable, positive environmental and social impact while seeking to generate strong financial returns"; that Aberdeen Standard engages takes a bottom-up ...
UniSuper builds equities team
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2017
... UniSuper's funds are managed by internal teams. It recently internalised the investment strategy of its Global Environmental Opportunities investment option. UniSuper's chief investment officer John Pearce said the team is built based on a ...
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