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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. ...
Pengana adds social measures to impact reporting
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 9 JUL 2018
... launched its 2017 WHEB Asset Management Impact report, incorporating four social measures in addition to the five environmental measures previously included. According to Pengana, the report demonstrates how funds invested in the Pengana WHEB Sustainable ...
US investment giant acquires global fund manager
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 3 JUL 2018
... the two firms' collaboration since has reinforced mutual commitment to shared values in meeting client needs. "As environmental, social and governance considerations play a growing role in investment portfolios, we look forward to bringing Hermes' well-performing ...
VanEck ETF receives ethical tick
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 2 JUL 2018
... Index. The index screens companies based on fossil fuel ownership and revenues, socially responsible activities, environmental, social or governance (ESG) performance and carbon emissions. VanEck's selection process involves excluding all companies that ...
ESG reporting strong through 2017: ACSI
OSKAH DUNNIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JUN 2018
Almost all ASX200 companies disclosed environmental, social and governance (ESG) policy frameworks and sustainability targets in 2017, according to the latest Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) report. ACSI's annual review of corporate ...
Agricultural asset manager promotes new fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 18 JUN 2018
... Its investment strategy will look for farms sized $3-8 million in higher rainfall areas. It will also consider environmental factors including salinity, water quality and vegetation systems as part of an ESG focus. Growth Farms Australia's managing ...
TCorp to issue sustainability bonds
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 JUN 2018
... these goals. "This is a great opportunity for the NSW Government to showcase its ongoing commitment to addressing environmental risks and focusing on ESG concerns," Perrottet said. "From a state funding perspective, we continue to diversify our investor ...
Responsible investment now mainstream
ALEX DUNNIN  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAY 2018
... Report. It confirms 70% of boards that oversee Australia's largest super funds actively manage their super funds' environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) policies. This is up from 60% in 2016. The report is based on a review of the ESG practices ...
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