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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. ...

The ongoing evolution of super: Scheerlinck

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2022
... example, in returning to the Gold Coast's Sheraton Mirage for the first time since 2017, the conference this year is heavy on ESG. The bulk of the conference program is focused on sustainability in one way or another, including discussions on climate ...

Queen's honours highlight industry veterans, ESG experts

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2022
... addition to IML, Tagliaferro founded the TAG Family Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation focused on education. In the ESG space, Ausbil's head of ESG research Mans Carlsson for service to the sustainable investment sector was awarded in the ...

First Sentier named Investment Manager of the Year

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUN 2022
... Sustainable Australian Equity Fund Fixed Income - Credit Alexander Funds Management - Alexander Credit Opportunities Fund ESG - Australian Equities Alphinity Investment Management - Alphinity Sustainable Share Fund Fixed Income - Aggregate Bonds Ardea ...

AXA IM launches Investment Institute

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUN 2022
... The committee consists of representatives from AXA IM Core, AXA IM Alts and senior members of the macroeconomic research, ESG research and quant lab teams. In addition, up to three external committee members who are yet to be determined will be appointed. ...

AZ Sestante launches ESG portfolios

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUN 2022
AZ Sestante has launched five new ESG focused portfolio options, available on the HUB24 from today. The portfolios were developed in partnership with Evergreen Consultants. According to AZ Sestante's head of distribution Andrew Davies, the new range ...

Active Super, Vision Super mull merger

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUN 2022
... defensively driven. This profoundly changes the dynamics of such a relationship," Dunnin said. "Both funds being highly committed to ESG and climate active investing is another factor that would make such a merger easier to construct." However, Dunnin ...

ACSI bolsters engagement capabilities

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUN 2022
... leading the organisation's research program. She was most recently working for the UK's Financial Reporting Council across ESG reporting best practice, corporate governance and stewardship. Her background is in public policy, having previously worked ...

Macquarie Asset Management appoints chief sustainability officer

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUN 2022
... right thing to do for our communities and the environment, but because we firmly believe that integrating sustainability and ESG drives better investment performance for our clients," Macquarie Asset Management's Ben Way said. "To achieve our ambition ...

Qantas Super invests $2bn in Calvert, Goldman Sachs

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 6 JUN 2022
... opportunities to generate great returns for members. Qantas Super chief investment officer Andrew Spence said: "We believe ESG factors increasingly impact investment returns and risks and contribute to us delivering sustainable growth to our members." ...