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Willis Towers Watson buys Aussie broker
KRISTI CHENG  |  FRIDAY, 2 AUG 2019
... specializing in Warranty & Indemnity insurance and other specialist M&A products, such as tax (specifically indemnity) and environmental. Baker McKenzie acted for Willis Towers Watson in the deal, whose terms of transactions were not disclosed.
Macquarie asset management business down
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUL 2019
... governance, culture and accountability - saying it is a valuable exercise. Warne noted: "Macquarie's Group-wide environmental and social risk policy provides a robust framework for embedding environmental and social risk management into investment ...
Suncorp pressured on coal
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
... will phase out of these exposures by 2025. We will seek to increase exposure to businesses that have a positive environmental impact, including renewable energy generation and technology."
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 ...
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