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Australian Ethical divests Mercer parent company

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
... "However, the statement was vague and lacked meaningful information about how the company would assess alignment with the Paris Agreement." Greenwashed, general statements of principal are no longer sufficient, he said, encouraging companies to state ...

HESTA to go zero carbon

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... Transition Plan (CCTP) that seeks to effectively align the Fund's actions and investment portfolio with the goals of the Paris Agreement. "Our Climate Change Transition Plan is set to be one of the most comprehensive of its kind undertaken by a superannuation ...

Amazon launches climate VC fund

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... billion. Amazon launched The Climate Pledge alongside podcast producer Global Optimism last year, a commitment to meet the Paris Climate Agreement 10 years early. Telecommunications company Verizon, hygiene and health product manufacturer Reckitt Benckiser ...

Mirova chief labels ethical investing pledges hollow

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... to not allow COVID-19 to derail work on sustainability. Its requests included supporting the Green Deal and upholding the Paris Agreement, prioritising net zero emissions economic solutions and prioritising human relief and job creation but not at the ...

Report reveals superficiality of ESG pledges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... the fund actively considers every climate change resolution that it votes on and supports those that are in line with the Paris Agreement. He pointed out that in relation to a climate change BHP resolution which AustralianSuper did not support, the fund ...

AMP Capital cuts fees on equities fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
... in the area of fossil fuels, where we have conducted extensive research into how we can best support the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement with our investments," it said, adding that there was no change to the broader investment style.

Property manager bolsters leadership team

ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAY 2020
An ASX-listed property manager has announced the appointment of an independent director and a fund manager, in a bid to drive value for investors. Eildon Capital Group has appointed Craig Treasure as an independent director and Laurence Parisi as a ...

Private asset consultant makes global hire

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 30 APR 2020
A global private asset consultant and manager with offices in New York, Paris, Geneva and Singapore has made an executive hire, set to boost investment opportunities for local investors and super funds. Flexstone Partners, an affiliate of Natixis Investment ...

Time to step up or face the music

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 2 APR 2020
... ratings will need to reflect how companies crucial to meeting policy objectives like the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Accord gather themselves to do business in a different way, re-setting course for a habitable, more equitable planet." ...

Super funds' dirty, poor performing stocks revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... us in completely the wrong direction, pursuing new fossil fuel projects and business plans that spell the failure of the Paris Agreement. And they're using our retirement savings to do it," Market Forces said. The companies Market Forces has grievances ...