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Impact investing set to skyrocket: Research
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUN 2020
... Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) found that the market for impact investing; investments that create positive environmental and social return alongside financial gains, has experienced exponential growth over the past two years. The market has ...
Survey shows future of mandates
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... uptake. And 88% are addressing thematic issues through their investment approaches. Climate change was the top environmental issue these asset owners identified as a priority. "These results provide an additional proof point that sustainable investing ...
Fund pulls mandate, alters pandemic definition
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAY 2020
... members' requests for a more holistic socially responsible investment option that targets a positive impact on certain environmental and social issues, while avoiding investments that have a negative impact," QSuper said in a Significant Event Notice ...
Boutique launches sustainable Aussie equities strategy
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAY 2020
... society, have a management focused on sustainability risk and have a clearly articulated path towards a sustainable environmental, social and economic future. "We invest on the basis of a forward-looking evaluation of future returns, not on past performance. ...
ESG-themed funds fall short of expectations
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 4 MAY 2020
... tobacco, gaming, weapons, or pornography," the report said. "The fund seeks exposure to companies offering leading environmental and social practices, products and services and as of 31 March 2020, BHP makes up more than 5% of that portfolio."
COVID-19 shines a light on ESG: First Sentier
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 APR 2020
... crisis, and there appears to be an acknowledgement of this within the investment community." Turner said from an environmental perspective, reduced travel and tourism is resulting in lower carbon emissions, but the focus needs to be on what happens when ...
ESG investing now mainstream: deVere
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 28 APR 2020
... overdrive, catapulting responsible and sustainable investing to become "mainstream". "At the start of 2020 I said that environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing would reshape the investment landscape in this new decade - but this phenomenon ...
Why COVID-19 could boost ESG
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 APR 2020
... for a considerable period of time and we've had a full day drawing attention to the needs of the planet and environmental stewardship, Earth Day, since 1970?" Calvert director of corporate engagement John Wilson added that COVID-19 has demonstrated ...
Time for financials to step up: Study
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... reveals that nine in 10 Australians believe the finance sector has a key role to play in generating positive social, environmental and economic outcomes for the nation. The study comes out of Australian Ethical and Responsible Investment Association ...
Cbus Property launches new project
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 24 MAR 2020
... experience in Australia in the investment and delivery of developments that provide a benchmark for both economic and environmental sustainability. Cbus Property chief executive, Adrian Pozzo, said: "The Castlereagh site offers a prestigious address ...
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