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Rio Tinto decision exposes limits of super engagement

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... fund declined to comment on Toth's promotion. First State Super dropped Rio Tinto from its socially responsible investment (SRI) option following meetings with the mining company and UniSuper said it expected Rio Tinto to take "appropriate accountability" ...

ESG continues to outperform: Research

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
Sustainable companies are performing better and responsible investment funds are largely continuing to outperform the general market, according to a new report from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). The report, COVID-19 and ...

Investors should factor in climate risk: JANA

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUN 2020
... presenting medium and longer-term financial risks and opportunities for investors, according to JANA's head of responsible investment research Tim Conly. "We expect climate change and climate-related transition and physical risks to impact on future ...

Fixed income investors get new ESG rating

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
Global responsible investment manager Insight Investment has introduced a new ESG risk rating for fixed income products, which it claims covers around 95% of companies in global investment grade indices. The firm's new ESG risk rating tool provides ...

Super funds keep eye on Rio Tinto review

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... review was underway, and said it awaits the findings. The fund recently excluded Rio from its two socially responsible investment options after urgent meetings with the mining giant following the incident. "We will continue to monitor this issue as it ...

Boutique expands investment team

ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... strategy, including guiding the firm on its obligations as a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment initiative.

Industry fund drops Rio Tinto amid sacred site outcry

HARRISON WORLEY, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... sites at Juukan Gorge last month. First State Super has dropped Rio Tinto from the diversified socially responsible investment (SRI) and single sector SRI Australian equities options it offers its 800,000 members, following urgent meetings with the mining ...

Boutique appoints ESG lead

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... the business. "As a value manager in Australian and Asian equities with a long term investment horizon, responsible investment is an integral part of our decision-making and in particular our position as a long only, long term investor engaging with ...

Report reveals superficiality of ESG pledges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... the correct mechanism to achieve this." A First State Super spokesperson said that the fund updated its responsible investment policy and voting policy in July 2019 and since then has supported 100% of climate related votes at company AGMs internationally ...

New role for AMP Capital ESG head

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
... AMP Capital has taken up a new role. Ian Woods will provide specialist consultancy on climate change and responsible investment to Chronos Sustainability. He will be Chronos' climate change and sustainable investment specialist for Australia and ...