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First State to dump $40m of thermal coal holdings

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 9 JUL 2020
... emissions in its listed equities exposures by at least 30% by 2023. First State Super currently has shareholdings in BHP, Rio Tinto, Newcrest Mining and Woodside Petroleum, according to Rainmaker Information. These holdings account for approximately ...

Rio Tinto decision exposes limits of super engagement

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
A controversial promotion at mining giant Rio Tinto has demonstrated how even the biggest of super funds hold very little sway when it comes to engaging with companies they invest in. Peter Toth, formerly chief executive of OM Holdings, was promoted ...

Super funds keep eye on Rio Tinto review

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020
... following the miner's decision to destroy thousands of years of culturally significant Indigenous sites in the Pilbara. Rio Tinto independent non-executive director and former public servant Michael L'Estrange will conduct the review, which will ...

AustralianSuper gives Rio Tinto slap on the wrist

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 JUN 2020
Rio Tinto got a talking to from AustralianSuper in relation to it blowing up a 40,000 year old Aboriginal heritage site, but the fund won't be selling down its $1 billion dollar stake. AustralianSuper chief investment officer and deputy chief executive ...

Industry fund drops Rio Tinto amid sacred site outcry

HARRISON WORLEY, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
Rio Tinto has been excluded from two portfolio options of a major industry superannuation fund following its destruction of 46,000 year old Indigenous heritage sites at Juukan Gorge last month. First State Super has dropped Rio Tinto from the diversified ...

Hold super accountable for miners' actions: Future Super

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... Guardian. Many of Australia's largest superannuation funds are invested in the mining firm and its major competitor, Rio Tinto, which recently had to apologise for destroying a 46,000 year old Indigenous site, Juukan Gorge. Late last month, Rio Tinto ...

Opportunities abound in COVID-19 environment

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 MAY 2020
... sector, earnings are showing resilience with an outlook for growth," Xiradis said. "Sectors like Resources (including Rio Tinto, BHP, OZ Minerals and Independence Group), Consumer Staples (like Woolworths), Consumer Discretionary (such as JB Hi-Fi) ...

The sick short: Banking big on the coronavirus

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... China-facing. He pointed to the consumer discretionary sector (Treasury Wine Estates in particular), the materials sector (BHP, Rio Tinto and Fortescue Metals Group), and oil (Woodside Petroleum) as being shorting opportunities. In comparison, Conway ...

Bleak year for dividend growth in Australia

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 FEB 2020
... about $55.5 billion in dividends, falling back to 2015 levels of $55.2 billion. Big, special dividends from BHP and Rio Tinto propped up the headline number for total Aussie dividends. But if these are taken out, local dividend payout actually fell 3.3%. ...

IFM Investors hires from Mercer

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2020
... services and risk and compliance solutions to the firm's superannuation clients. She also spent six years working for Rio Tinto in senior advisory roles. Oliver described herself on LinkedIn as an "experienced governance, risk and compliance consultant ...