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Super fund appoints strategy lead

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020
... Australia's long-term and sustainable future. Crescent Wealth is one of the funds demonstrating the potential that ethical investment in the real economy has to perform financially and rebuild," he said. According to APRA's most recent stats ...

Culture is key in a crisis: Australian Ethical

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAY 2020
Culture plays the most significant role in risk management during a crisis, according to the chief risk officer of the nearly $4 billion super fund and investment manager. Speaking over the phone for the Governance Institute of Australia's virtual governance ...

FASEA too soft on ethical investing: Advisers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
During a Responsible Investment Association of Australasia webinar some financial advisers have suggested that FASEA's Code of Ethics doesn't go far enough on ethical investing. Appearing on the webinar, Federation Financial Services adviser Dave Rae ...

Time for financials to step up: Study

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 26 MAR 2020
... ethical investments can generate long-term profits. "People are seeing strong performance of responsible and ethical investment funds and products," he said. "Australians trust that ethical investments lead to better performance outcomes has skyrocketed ...

Climate activism not translating to investing

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2020
... translated into how they invest their superannuation and other investment, according to research from Australian Ethical Investment. The research shows the vast majority of Australians (83%) believe climate change is occurring and being contributed to ...

Climate threat pushes Aussies to sustainability

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
Mutual fund assets in sustainable investments surged 23% in 2019, as Aussie investors wake up to the "critical threat" of climate change. Singapore based research and consulting firm Cerulli Associates found that the sector recorded $1.2 billion in ...

Former dealer group chief to lead Australian Ethical

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 4 FEB 2020
A former financial advice licensee head is set to lead the $3.8 billion ethical investment manager and super fund. Australian Ethical has appointed John McMurdo as chief executive and managing director, with acting chief executive Steve Gibbs set to ...

Investment boutique makes PIMCO hire

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 17 JAN 2020
... appointment, Ryan worked as the senior vice president of quantitative research at PIMCO, while also co-founding an ethical investment fund that was transferred to Ardea at the end of 2019. Ryan has also worked at AustralianSuper as a senior analyst ...

Ethics code creates confusion around ESG

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 11 NOV 2019
... Financial Advice Standards and Ethics Authority's Code of Ethics means for ESG investing and advising clients on ethical investment options, with FASEA chief executive Stephen Glenfield looking to clarify the issue. Standard Six within the Code of Ethics ...

New SMAs launch

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 21 OCT 2019
A new range of separately managed accounts (SMAs) have launched, attempting to address a demand the new FASEA code of ethics could create. A group of financial advisers have come together to launch the SMAs through Ethical Advisers Funds Management. ...