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Corporates have a critical role in social, environmental outcomes

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... with three key themes emerging following its engagement with corporates: gender equality, reduced inequalities and climate action. "Gender equality and broader inequalities such as modern slavery, inadequate workplace safety and lack of indigenous reconciliation ...

Super funds accused of chest beating on climate change

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... zero, UniSuper's new climate policy fails to live up to the fund's own promise of industry leadership on climate action." The fund will also assess material medium and long term investments against a shadow carbon price, but Market Forces pointed ...

HESTA doubles down on climate action

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
The $52 billion industry super fund has called on the Australian government to encourage institutional investors to take a greater role in a green recovery from the economic crisis. It comes just a month after it announced it would reduce absolute carbon ...

Australian Ethical posts record results

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JUL 2020
... had helped boost client numbers. "The bushfires really resonated with people; [they realised] they needed to take climate action and that they could make their money matter by doing that," he said. "It's really the rise of a conscious consumer; people ...

Australian Ethical divests Mercer parent company

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
... offering. "We have an ongoing contract with Mercer and we will continue to use this relationship to encourage stronger climate action and transparency across the Marsh & McLennan group," Australian Ethical head of ethics research Stuart Palmer said. ...

Time for financials to step up: Study

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... said it's time for the financial services industry to step up. "The report shows that Australians concern for climate action has reached a tipping point and they're now focusing on solutions such as responsible investing," she said. "We hope ...

UNSW to ditch fossil fuels

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2020
... clear statement of UNSW's responsible investment intent and the continuation of our long and impressive journey on climate action." Jacobs said that UNSW's research, education, infrastructure, and now investment choices, honour its commitment to serve ...

Climate activism not translating to investing

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2020
... "And with trillions invested in superannuation in Australia on their behalf, the potential here for transformative climate action is enormous." Stuart Palmer, head of ethics research at Australian Ethical said people who invest ethically are investing ...

Ethical super fund cuts fees

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... "The last six months have seen an unprecedented wave of public climate demonstrations with people's concern for climate action reaching a tipping point and focusing firmly on solutions," Gibbs said. "As a result, we're seeing that more Australians want ...

Climate crisis tops list of risks for 2020s

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 16 JAN 2020
... temperature highs in 2019. The sobering report released by the World Economic Forum found that extreme weather events, climate action failure, natural disasters, biodiversity loss and human-made environmental disasters are set to dominate 2020 and the ...