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JPMAM appoints sustainable investing head

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022
... for JPMAM with a global remit. Rott will oversee a team including several climate scientists, who specialise in developing ESG and thematic research, data, and analytical solutions for JPMAM's portfolio managers, research analysts and clients. The team ...

First Sentier adds to RI, sustainability team

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 MAR 2022
... led research projects and produced technical guidance on a range of topics including environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration, nature-related risks, net zero climate alignment, the blue economy and sustainable infrastructure finance. Meanwhile ...

Macquarie AM, Mirova seal distribution deal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... have seen the accelerated adoption of sustainable investing options by investors who are looking for a genuine approach to ESG investing and we are pleased to be able to share our international knowledge, thought-leadership and experience with Australian ...

Citi appoints new debt head

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 14 MAR 2022
... banking capital markets and advisory in Australia and New Zealand. "In this new role, Ian will lead BCMA's sustainability and ESG strategy and client engagement in Australia and NZ," Citi said. "Ian will work closely with our sector and product team ...

Alpha females

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 8 MAR 2022
The integration of environmental, social and governance concerns (ESG) into investment decisions has well and truly gone mainstream - but there is one element of governance that still flies under the radar for many investors. That is, gender diversity ...

Direct indexing: The next evolution?

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 7 MAR 2022
... companies that confront their vegan sensibilities and get exposure in exactly the way they want." Zorina agrees that applying an ESG screen is a major benefit of the direct indexing method. "Sometimes a client may want ESG products to invest in line ...

AGL rejects another takeover bid

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 7 MAR 2022
... February, it appointed Vanessa (Fernandes) Sullivan as a non-executive director, who has experience in climate change risk, ESG governance and low-emission industry transition. Sullivan is currently a non-executive director of Essential Energy, Eco Markets ...

MSCI, FTSE Russell drop Russia from indexes

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 4 MAR 2022
... Russian equity market, with respondents overwhelmingly deeming it uninvestable. Earlier this week MSCI downgraded Russia's ESG rating, dropping from BBB to BB with a negative outlook. Meanwhile, FTSE Russell will delete Russia from all its equity indices ...

MA Financial partners with Chinese asset manager

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022
... advantage primed to benefit from China's new economy." ChinaAMC head of global capital investment Richard Pan said the fund has an ESG integration element too. "As the leading manager of foreign capital into China, we take a highly selective approach ...

MSCI downgrades Russia's ESG rating

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 MAR 2022
The global ratings and indices provider has downgraded its ESG Government Rating of Russia in response to its invasion of Ukraine. Russia's rating was downgraded from BBB to B with a negative outlook, and the rating for Belarus was also downgraded from ...