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Rio Tinto decision exposes limits of super engagement

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... partner Jonathan Steffanoni said most big Australian super funds engage with companies in accordance with the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) and this engagement has its limits. "Such engagements aren't for ethical reasons per ...

Report reveals superficiality of ESG pledges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... wasn't the only group where signatories appeared not to act in line with its principles. ACCR pointed to the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors' Asset Ownership Stewardship Code too. Principle 2 of the code states: "Asset owners should ...

ME Bank pays industry funds no dividends

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAY 2020
... injection. Wilson then moved on to questioning McPhee about ME Bank's relationship with a program run by the Australian Council of Trade Unions. ACTU Member Connect chair Tony Beck, who ME Bank employs as a consultant, was brought up by Wilson as ...

ACTU pokes holes in JobKeeper

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 APR 2020
The Australian Council of Trade Unions believes the government's JobKeeper program is still flawed, though is glad the calls of Australian workers have been heard. ACTU secretary Sally McManus has called for the government to revise its $130 billion ...

Labor stands by super

HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 20 FEB 2020
... abolished." Albanese said recent murmurings of discontent among stakeholders in the industry - particularly the Australian Council of Social Services - played into the hands of the Liberal and National parties, who he said stand for "trickle-down economics ...

ISA demands pull Combet from ME Bank

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 10 FEB 2020
... through his background of public service during his time as a federal government minister and leader of the Australian Council of Trade Unions, has been of significant value to ME Bank and its customers. "Greg has made a valuable contribution to the ...

VFMC hires investment stewardship lead

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 24 JAN 2020
... previously served as a non-executive director for the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). She is a member of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative's Sustainable ...

JANA dragged into Rest legal stoush

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JAN 2020
... exposure to lower-carbon assets. "Rest also works with our investment managers, investment adviser and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors to engage with the companies and entities we invest in, and to improve disclosure of climate change ...

ACSI, AFIC respond to Westpac scandal

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors welcomed the announcement today that Brian Hartzer will step down as chief executive of Westpac. "The actions taken today reflect the seriousness of the incidents and the failure of the bank to meet ...

Legal fight could change super game

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
... one of those members to this day. "Rest also works with our investment managers, investment advisers and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors to engage with the companies and entities we invest in, and to improve disclosure of climate change ...