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Legg Mason launches new fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2019
... asset manager Legg Mason launched a new fund to meet growing market demand for investment options that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks. The Legg Mason QS Investors Global Responsible Investment Fund will embed positive ...
Super fund achieves first carbon neutral portfolio
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
... property portfolio to achieve that rating in Australia. "Local Government Super strives to continually improve the environmental performance of our direct property assets by incorporating environmental practices and social considerations into the day-to-day ...
Fintechs to play vital ESG role: AXA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
... more actionable." Christensen explained a big part of the challenge is being able to effectively communicate how environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration is having an impact. Christensen and his team at AXA are attempting to interpret the ...
Super fund proxy voting behaviour revealed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
... Super, Tasplan and UniSuper. Of the 50 funds, just three supported more than 75% of the shareholder proposals on environmental, social or governance issues that they voted on globally in 2018. They were Local Government Super (91%), Vision Super (88%) ...
Aberdeen Standard hires ESG investment director
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2019
... since October 2016. Hartnett's remit at ASI is to analyse long-term factors involving investee companies' environmental and social management and performance, and effective governance structures. He reports to global head of stewardship and ESG ...
ESG enthusiasm booms post-Royal Commission
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2019
The Royal Commission may have pushed some businesses to prioritise environmental and ethical social governance (ESG), according to Perennial portfolio manager Damian Cottier. Perennial surveyed a series of listed companies, asking about their ESG priorities ...
ESG would curb ocean pollution: Report
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2019
... said investors can take an active role in protecting the oceans and combatting climate change by putting in place environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing strategies. Calvert has developed an ESG strategy that specifically considers a sector ...
Research firm moves on ESG
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2019
Moody's has acquired a majority stake in Vigeo Eiris, a global leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) assessments. Moody's said this acquisition will further its objective of promoting global standards for ESG use by market participants. ...
Transparency key to ESG advice success
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2019
Advisers are finding it difficult to provide advice on ethical, environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations due to limited transparency from the $2.7 trillion super industry. Australian Ethical head of client relationships Leah Willis ...
Climate change an imminent threat to returns
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2019
... allows investors to assess how a more sudden change in probability of warming, market awareness of climate change or environmental damage could play out.
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