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50% of advisers now offering ESG advice

CHLOE WALKER  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2022
Almost half of all financial advisers are now providing ESG investment advice, according to a new report. This is a key finding of new research from Australian Ethical and Investment Trends and shows a significant increase from 2016 when just one in ...

Young investors undeterred by volatility: Data

CHLOE WALKER  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUN 2022
... interesting is the product choice difference between men and women. "What stands out, also, is that women are investing in ESG ETFs at a rate greater than double that of their male counterparts," Kresina said. "What we are hearing and then seeing in ...

Brookfield raises record amount for ESG fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 23 JUN 2022
Brookfield has raised US$15 billion from institutional investors for its Global Transition Fund, making it the largest fund of its kind. Brookfield reached the final institutional close for the fund, amassing US$15 billion from more than 100 public ...

First Sentier launches ESG property fund

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
The new Global Property Securities Fund, accredited by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA), will build on the firm's ambition to minimise carbon emissions within the property sector. To do so, the fund will build a carbon overlay ...

Insignia welcomes head of responsible investing

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
... decision to combine investment teams, marking the latest step in its asset management integration project. Tayler will manage ESG risks and opportunities with a strong focus on climate change, modern slavery, and governance. He will be responsible for ...

Mercer appoints sustainable investment leader

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUN 2022
... two, with Mercer still on the hunt for a client leader, sustainable investing, Pacific, who will be responsible for leading ESG and climate advice for clients. A Mercer veteran, Mather first joined in 2001 and transitioned to the firm's sustainable investment ...

AXA IM revamps senior leadership team

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022
... also announced that Chris Willey and James Cox have been promoted to the respective positions of head of asset management and ESG, and head of fund management. They replace Quentin Shaw who previously held the combined role of head of asset and funds ...

Don't forget the 'S' in ESG

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JUN 2022
... comes to a positive return for socially responsible investments in both Australia and the US. "I think the perception that ESG investment necessitates a lower dollar return is not only the elephant in the room but the myth in the room," Traill said. ...

ESG taxonomy key to achieving policy objectives

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2022
ESG was something people were still googling five years ago. Now, it plays an important role in achieving objectives, the Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees (AIST) ASI Conference has heard - but greater structure is required to reach its ...

ASIC helps issuers avoid greenwashing

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2022
... explained. "In our region alone, sustainability-labelled investments have more than doubled between 2019 and 2021. While globally, ESG assets are projected to exceed US$53 trillion by 2025 and represent more than a third of total assets under management. ...
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