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Industry fund drops Rio Tinto amid sacred site outcry

HARRISON WORLEY, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... Puutu Kunti Kurrama and Pinikura traditional owners, dating back 46,000 years. Reportedly, Rio Tinto's main competitor BHP Billiton has halted plans to expand its South Flank iron ore mining operation which may destroy up to 86 significant Aboriginal ...

Hold super accountable for miners' actions: Future Super

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 11 JUN 2020
... Indigenous Australians. Future Super co-founder and managing director Kirstin Hunter has disavowed the plans of mining giant BHP, which may destroy up to 86 significant Aboriginal heritage sites in the central Pilbara under plans to expand its South ...

Report reveals superficiality of ESG pledges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... votes on and supports those that are in line with the Paris Agreement. He pointed out that in relation to a climate change BHP resolution which AustralianSuper did not support, the fund engaged with the company directly and met with the BHP chair. "We ...

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) ...

ESG-themed funds fall short of expectations

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 4 MAY 2020
... exposure to companies offering leading environmental and social practices, products and services and as of 31 March 2020, BHP makes up more than 5% of that portfolio."

Super funds' dirty, poor performing stocks revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... and/or relying on scenarios consistent with the failure of the Paris Agreement to justify their future business prospects. BHP also meets much of the criteria, but it has committed to altering its business to align with the Paris Agreement. This report ...

Times of turmoil create opportunities: deVere

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAR 2020
... believe, can withstand the COVID-19 crisis. These only included two financials, those being Westpac and NAB. Other picks included BHP Group, Blackmores, Premier Investments, Super Retail Group, Telstra, Unibail-Rodamco-Westfield, Viva Energy, and Woodside ...

Colonial First State ups cash for Aussie equities funds

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 17 MAR 2020
... Australian companies. At November end, about 10% of the fund's assets were invested in CSL, and a further 15% were in CBA and BHP together. The Colonial First State Future Leaders Fund invests in smaller Australian companies and its top holdings ...

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
... Australian paid 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 ...