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Is climate change a risk to retirement savings?
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 12 MAR 2018
... what steps are being taken to safeguard $977 billion of retirement money from the impact of climate change. The Environmental Audit Committee's inquiry into "green finance" wants to know if pension funds have devised investment strategies to tackle climate ...
Former wealth group chief joins Macrovue
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2018
... where he was managing director and chief executive for five years. Before that, he was national chief executive of environmental NGO Greening Australia. Bristow was also initially head of forestry managing investment schemes at CBA before becoming CommSec's ...
Russell revamps ESG scoring system
ALEX BURKE  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2018
Russell Investments is rolling out a new environmental, social and governance scoring system that aims to identify factors that could materially affect a company's financial performance. Russell argued the new system allows for more accurate predictions ...
AXA IM names head of Australia for real assets business
ALEX BURKE  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2018
... IM. He replaces Bob Kelly, who will stay on as a non-executive director and assist in the development of Eureka's Environmental Upgrade Finance business. AXA IM real assets head of Asia-Pacific, Laurent Jacquemin, said: "Kumar has played a significant ...
FTSE Russell launches gender diversity indices
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2018
FTSE Russell has launched a series of indices to meet the growing demand for more transparent environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors in passive investments. The FTSE Women on Boards Leadership Index Series is designed to integrate a company's ...
Acorns Australia restructures after $150m milestone
ALEX BURKE  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2018
... year, Acorns then introduced the Emerald Portfolio: a diversified portfolio of equities, bonds and cash with an environmental, social and corporate governance overlay. It has exposure to the Russell Investments Australian Responsible Investment ETF and ...
2017 AGMs less tumultuous: ASIC
KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 30 JAN 2018
... dissatisfaction with company performance. Another strong theme that emerged was shareholders advocating action for environmental, social and governance issues - particularly board diversity. "Particular attention has been given to this issue by the Australian ...
CBA advice compensation bill balloons
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2018
... the Global 100 Index at this year's World Economic Forum. The index considers how organisations balance social, environmental and governance performance while delivering superior returns to investors.
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 fund ...
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 researchers ...
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