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Russell Investments introduces new ESG-focused ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024
... investors access to an actively managed portfolio of international shares with a focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations. Russell Investments has launched its first multi-strategy exchange-traded fund (ETF) in Australia, offering ...

Hejaz awards technology mandate to wealth platform

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024
... activities deemed immoral or harmful by Islam. These companies must also meet strict environmental, social, or governance (ESG) criteria. Openmarkets chief executive Dan Jowett said the business was proud to contribute to financial products that will ...

ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
The Federal Court determined Vanguard misled investors via claims it made about certain ESG screens it applied to its Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund. On March 8, the indexing giant admitted to "engaging in conduct that was liable ...

UniSuper appoints new head of fixed interest

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  TUESDAY, 26 MAR 2024
... as managing director and head of fixed income, developing, and implementing innovative portfolios such as the first global ESG bond fund. Before Omega, he was the head of fixed interest at Vanguard Investments Australia, where he managed over $20 billion ...

Financial services class actions surge

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024
... reporting requirements will likely increase class action risk. "In line with our last Class Action Risk Report, the scope of ESG matters featuring in class actions continues to widen as more novel forms of class actions are filed that seek to bring about ...

Perpetual adds director, institutional business

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024
... institutional clients. "Kate brings a global lens, having worked in London for the last four years. She brings strength in ESG, impact and responsible investment solutions and will work closely with institutional clients across all asset classes," Lambos ...

Alex Dunnin bids farewell to Rainmaker

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024
... how fund performance, insurance and fees can be assessed, together with the work Rainmaker did opening up how we talk about ESG were career highlights. Just wait until you see what the team has in store on retirement income and annuities research." Dunnin ...

Bloom Impact, MSC pulled up for greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024
... designed for retail investors, in particular those of a younger age range, who are currently underserviced in relation to ESG investment and have limited opportunities to invest in ESG investments consistent with their personal goals and beliefs in relation ...

Copia seals distribution partnership

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
... transportation, and communications, that aim to provide long-term total returns using an environmental, social and governance (ESG) overlay. The fund returned 11.7% per annum before fees and unhedged in USD over a five-year period at the end of December ...

Risk, compliance staff in hot demand

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
... skills, Chisholm added. Experience across investment and market risk, investor reporting, enterprise and operational risk, ESG and sustainability risk, operational due diligence, and financial crime and cybersecurity are among the key skill sets in demand. ...
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