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APRA releases draft climate change guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... is a "significant step forward," says Nicolette Boele, executive manager of policy and standards at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). "We would hope, as in New Zealand, this guidance becomes mandatory, so that all financial institutions ...

Rest launches low-cost SRI option

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 20 APR 2021
The $59 billion super fund has launched the responsible investment option Financial Standard revealed it was working on late last year, introducing one of the lowest cost SRI vehicles in the market. Rest's 1.7 million members will now have access to ...

Evergreen Consultants bolsters team

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021
... significant growth phase. Our recent developments include the launch of a new ESG index, the Evergreen Responsible Investment Grade (ERIG) Index, and an investment portfolio stress testing tool for financial advisers," founder and director Angela Ashton ...

ESG managed accounts on the rise

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021
Financial advisers are turning to managed accounts when looking to implement responsible investment solutions for their clients, new research shows. The latest SPDR ETFs/Investment Trends Managed Accounts Report showed 72% of advisers prefer to use ...

Super fund ups stake in renewable company

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 26 MAR 2021
... of growing demand from members who want a more sustainable approach to their investments. The Socially Responsible Investment Balanced option (SRI) now excludes a range of industries that includes companies that own reserves, explore, mine, extract ...

Northern Trust launches green strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021
... from fossil fuel reserves and significantly decarbonised. The fund, which was recently certified by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia, focuses on companies that have a strong climate strategy and are benefiting from the shift to green ...

Aberdeen Standard rejigs Aussie equities fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021
... ESG criteria (which the firm says is embedded in all its strategies). Now, it will start using socially responsible investment (SRI) criteria, effective April 19. Speaking with Financial Standard, Lopez said the change in the fund's investible companies ...

Raiz expands to SMSF market

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 19 MAR 2021
... Europe 350, iShares Composite Bond, Russell Aust Select Corp Bond, iShare Core S+P 500, Russell Australian Responsible Investment, Global Sustainability Leaders ETF, iShares Global 100, Vanguard FTSE Emerging Markets Shares, and iShares Global Healthcare. ...

Super fund appoints head of asset allocation

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 MAR 2021
... officer David Macri said AEF has a long track record of producing above-market returns by specialising in responsible investment. "Investing in future-focused talent and technology will help us to maintain this position and continue to keep us in good ...

NGS strengthens ESG, ups fees

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021
... the $12 billion industry fund for non-government schools, has strengthened the exclusions in its socially responsible investment option and increased fees. The fund notified members that new exclusions will be applied to its Socially Responsible Diversified ...