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JPMorgan fund excludes tobacco, cuts fees
DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 21 AUG 2018
... points will be applied to the fund." J.P. Morgan Asset Management Australia chief executive Rachel Farrell said environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors have become powerful tools to ensure investments are focused on sustained growth and profitability. ...
Global equities fund purges tobacco, fossil fuels
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 17 AUG 2018
... specialised requirements when it comes to sustainability. It is our belief that there is no single right approach to environmental, social, governance andregulation (ESGR) integration, so our investment approach incorporates a blend of industry exclusions ...
New fund to invest in "clean disruption" tech
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 14 AUG 2018
... accessible entry point for anyone in Australia who would like to invest in a fund that aligns to their values of environmental consciousness. "For example, the fact that air pollution is the fourth largest killer of people globally is something we believe ...
Commitment to ethical investing booms
KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 9 AUG 2018
... for investments that align with their values," he said. In July, RIAA reported investments delivering social and environmental impact alongside financial returns have risen to $5.8 billion , representing a $4.6 billion increase since the 2014-15 financial ...
Leading philanthropic couple honoured
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 27 JUL 2018
... Record Discrimination Project International Philanthropy Award: Wheelton Philanthropy and Bali Children Foundation Environmental Philanthropy Award: Purves Environmental Fund and WWF Australia for the Ending Excessive Tree Clearing Campaign Strategy
Member takes $50 billion industry fund to court
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 JUL 2018
... including ESG risks, when selecting investments in their portfolios and when exercising voting rights." Despite this, Environmental Justice Australia principal lawyer David Barnden said Rest has long-term investments in property and infrastructure and ...
Avoid social agendas on ESG: Governance Institute
HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 20 JUL 2018
Governance and risk professionals have rallied against proposals to increase shareholder voices on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues. In responding to a survey issued by the Governance Institute of Australia, its members overwhelmingly ...
Impact investing reports sharp growth
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... investors. Latest Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) research shows investments delivering social and environmental impact alongside financial returns have risen to $5.8 billion, representing a $4.6 billion increase since the 2014-15 ...
Pengana hires distribution lead from NAB
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 19 JUL 2018
... impact fund was now reporting four social measures (education, wellbeing, safety and health) in addition to the environmental factors it reports on. Last month, the equities manager acquired a minority stake in a credit boutique that offers credit funds ...
Church threatens to dump $21bn of fossil fuels
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 16 JUL 2018
... Church of England's parliament voted 347 to four in favour of the decision, with three voters abstaining. Its environmental working group proposed the amendment, asking the Church's investment bodies to assess companies' progress by 2023. ...
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