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Impact investing under threat
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2019
... the globe found 85% make unsubstantiated and misleading impact-related claims - most commonly suggesting positive environmental impacts resulted from the investment strategy. The report, issued by The 2 Degrees Investing Initiative, looked at impact-washing ...
US bonds present ESG problem
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2019
... understand governance issues, we like nothing more than dissecting someone's pay. People generally understand environmental issues, particularly here in Australia. But, sometimes we struggle to think of the social." The research team at Schroders ...
Responsible investments outperform mainstream
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
... regulators steer capital markets towards sustainable investment approaches in order to protect the financial system from environmental and social risk, and support the achievement of the emissions reductions to meet the commitments of the 2016 Paris ...
New boutique awards mandate to RBC I&TS
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
... fund, serves as chief investment officer. The boutique aims to deliver competitive market returns via a social and environmental impact strategy aligned to UN Sustainable Development Goals, investing in Australian and New Zealand equities. It benchmarks ...
Sovereign wealth fund revokes exclusions
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2019
... Rio Tinto was excluded from the fund's investable universe in 2008 based on an assessment of the risk of severe environmental damage related to the Grasberg mine in Indonesia. Its exclusion was in relation to its involvement with Freeport McMoRan Copper&Gold ...
Industry fund secures stake in asset manager
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2019
... market and to designing and delivering high-quality investment solutions to meet investors' financial, social and environmental goals." Equally, responsibility chair Reto Schnarwiler said the firm is delighted to welcome Christian Super as a shareholder. ...
Pension giant awards $1bn in mandates
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
... Kirsty Jenkinson said. The firms offer geographic diversification and apply analytical rigour in incorporating environmental, social and governance factors into fundamental analysis while maintaining a long-term investment horizon, she added. "This is ...
Future Fund backs tech startup
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUN 2019
... infrastructure can have a measureable impact in reducing downtime, cut maintenance costs, improving safety and environmental impact. ABB head of technology ventures Grant Allen said: "We have long been aware of the value of wireless sensing for condition ...
Rest increases renewable energy investment
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2019
... potential for our first greenfield investment opportunity almost a decade ago. We are proud of the project's long-term environmental contribution and look forward to its continued success under Rest's full ownership," UBS Asset Management head of ...
Facebook dropped from ESG index
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
Facebook has been dropped from the S&P 500 ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Index after a series of scandals brought the company's ethics into question. The S&P 500 ESG Index underwent its annual rebalance at the end of April and removed several ...
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