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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 ...
Future Fund backs tech startup
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUN 2019
... infrastructure can have a measureable impact in reducing downtime, cut maintenance costs, improving safety and environmental impact. ABB head of technology ventures Grant Allen said: "We have long been aware of the value of wireless sensing for condition ...
Rest increases renewable energy investment
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2019
... potential for our first greenfield investment opportunity almost a decade ago. We are proud of the project's long-term environmental contribution and look forward to its continued success under Rest's full ownership," UBS Asset Management head of ...
Facebook dropped from ESG index
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
Facebook has been dropped from the S&P 500 ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) Index after a series of scandals brought the company's ethics into question. The S&P 500 ESG Index underwent its annual rebalance at the end of April and removed several ...
Ethical funds not ambitious enough: Future Super
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2019
... believes the ability for super funds to de-carbonise their portfolios already exists and they could act on these environmental principles much more quickly. The Future Super Impact Report used polling to find out how people wanted their super to be invested ...
Legg Mason launches new fund
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 31 MAY 2019
... asset manager Legg Mason launched a new fund to meet growing market demand for investment options that incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) frameworks. The Legg Mason QS Investors Global Responsible Investment Fund will embed positive ...
Super fund achieves first carbon neutral portfolio
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2019
... property portfolio to achieve that rating in Australia. "Local Government Super strives to continually improve the environmental performance of our direct property assets by incorporating environmental practices and social considerations into the day-to-day ...
Fintechs to play vital ESG role: AXA
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2019
... more actionable." Christensen explained a big part of the challenge is being able to effectively communicate how environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration is having an impact. Christensen and his team at AXA are attempting to interpret the ...
Super fund proxy voting behaviour revealed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 MAY 2019
... Super, Tasplan and UniSuper. Of the 50 funds, just three supported more than 75% of the shareholder proposals on environmental, social or governance issues that they voted on globally in 2018. They were Local Government Super (91%), Vision Super (88%) ...
Aberdeen Standard hires ESG investment director
KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2019
... since October 2016. Hartnett's remit at ASI is to analyse long-term factors involving investee companies' environmental and social management and performance, and effective governance structures. He reports to global head of stewardship and ESG ...
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