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First Sentier hires from AMP Capital

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 DEC 2020
... of the Sydney division of 100 Women in Finance. "I'm attracted to First Sentier Investors' commitment to responsible investment,?in addition to?the?inclusive?culture and growth of the direct infrastructure?team," Kabashima said. She will report to First ...

Climate change-focused fund introduced

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020
... represent market failures that investors should address with companies and government. Steve Waygood, chief responsible investment officer at Aviva Investors, told FS Sustainability that upcoming global events in 2021 - the G7, G20 and COP-26 meetings ...

Myer Foundation partners with Mercer

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 30 NOV 2020
... a positive impact on the environment and local communities," Mercer partner, global business leader of responsible investment Helga Birgden said. "While not all Responsible Investment or ESG funds will outperform over all periods, as long-term investors ...

AIA under fire for coal holdings

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
... from sectors which are not compatible with its brand is not an alien concept for AIA. According to its responsible investment policy, the life insurer excludes companies manufacturing tobacco and cluster ammunition from its investment portfolio without ...

AMP Capital appoints NZ lead

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 NOV 2020
... into ESG investment specialist for NZ, acknowledging her increased focus, involvement and influence in the responsible investment space, while continuing to work with clients leading on strategy by heading up the product team. Swan is the chair of AMPIM ...

Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative launches

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... roadmap." The sustainable finance body will not duplicate the work of other industry bodies such as the Responsible Investment Association Australasia, the Australian Banking Association, the Insurance Council or the Investor Group on Climate Change ...

Pan-Asian equities to perform well: Longlead

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
... different from past cycles however is that this spending is increasingly being directed towards socially responsible investment that can improve sustainability and support productivity. "The importance of this for Asian equities in 2021 is that Asia ...

Super fund joins climate initiative

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 23 NOV 2020
... knowledge while Fortescue joins peers BHP, Woodside, BlueScope Steel, BP Australia and Orica. Cbus head of responsible investment Nicole Bradford the super fund needs to deliver on long-term net returns for its members while transitioning to net zero ...

Former HESTA chair joins Assemble

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 17 NOV 2020
... board also comprising of five other Australian business leaders with experience across property, super, responsible investment, banking, finance, aged care and not-for-profits. Emslie is an experienced chair and non-executive director and has a wealth ...

Mercer launches climate-transition tool

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
... establish targets and implementation plans when constructing portfolios. Mercer global business leader for responsible investment Helga Birgden said many investors are not yet equipped to invest in a decarbonising economy, and some don't know where to ...