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Retail, corporate funds lack transparency on ESG votesBY KARREN VERGARA | TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021 12:37PM
Retail and corporate super funds continue to show a poor track record of how they vote on environmental, social and governance matters, new research shows.Read more: ESG, Voting, APRA, Australian, Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility, BT, Care Super, Colonial First State, Commonwealth Super Corporation, Dan Gocher, Energy Super, Local Government Super, MLC, NGS Super, QSuper, Vision Super
Australian super funds growing their in-house asset management teams is having a positive impact on gender equality in investment management, with more women wanting to work with profit-to-member funds than other funds management firms.
AvSuper today advised it has invited a select number of super funds to discuss a potential merger, having determined it would be in the best interests of members to do so.
Fresh proposals from the Australian Law Reform Commission aim to simplify several complex areas of financial advice legislation.
The last sitting day for parliament this year has come and gone without progressing legislation designed to make sure those earning less than $450 a month are paid super.
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