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Stand still, get left behindBY ELIZABETH MCARTHUR | MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020 12:05PM
The world of ESG integration into the investment process has moved ahead so rapidly that industry experts agree those who aren't yet on the bandwagon will likely be left behind.
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Dimensional's sustainability suite is being expanded with the introduction of a new emerging markets fund with an ESG filter.
Pendal chief executive Nick Good says the firm is not ruling out future acquisitions, as it finalises its $414 million purchase of US value-oriented manager Thompson, Siegel and Walmsley.
The Victoria government's LaunchVic is looking for a fund manager to run a $120million startup fund.
The Association of Financial Advisers (AFA) has raised concerns about the cost of the government's proposed Compensation Scheme of Last Resort and the fact that super funds and managed investment schemes are excluded from the proposed regulation.
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