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Pension funds told to practice what they preach

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2020
... into practice. The research found that 44% of Dutch pension fund portfolios do not align with the funds' responsible investment policies. This is because only a small number of funds require their asset managers to operate in line with the fund's objectives. ...

Super funds bullish on hiring

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2020
... compliance, and investments (particularly asset class specialists). There is also strong demand for ESG and responsible investment professionals but appears to be a shortage of appropriately skilled professionals in this area. The latest survey also ...

AllianceBernstein hires two ESG leaders

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
AllianceBernstein has made two executive appointments with a responsible investment focus. Jodie Tapscott has been appointed director of strategy, responsible investing and Amelia Sexton will step into the ESG product specialist role. Tapscott joins ...

Aware Super shakes up SRI option

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020
Aware Super has tightened the screens on its socially responsible investment (SRI) option as the $97 billion fund beefs up its ESG credentials, reshuffling investment mandates in the process. The managers with SRI mandates from Aware Super include Redpoint ...

RIAA, AXA IM launch adviser ESG guide

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
... investors, it is integral that advisers become familiar with them, according to AXA Investment Managers and Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). RIAA and AXA IM have launched a free publication - The Financial Adviser Guide to Responsible ...

Northern Trust scores $20bn mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020
... exposures through its ESG Insights service. The scheme became a signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI) in 2010. M&SPT head and chief investment officer Simon Lee said: "We require an asset servicing provider able ...

Leadership spills spell new era: RIAA

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 12 OCT 2020
Responsible Investment Association of Australasia chief executive Simon O'Connor has said executive leadership spills at major Australian corporates are heralding in a new era of ESG accountability. Writing for the ASX, O'Connor specifically named Rio ...

AMP Capital included in UNPRI Leaders Group

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020
AMP Capital has been included in a prestigious list celebrating excellence in responsible investment, amid a turbulent year during which controversy after controversy has rocked the investment manager. AMP Capital was named alongside 16 asset owners ...

AMP Capital Ethical Leaders loses another mandate

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020
... investment manager search is underway. "The temporary investment will be made in accordance with ESSSuper's Responsible Investment Policy. This excludes tobacco and controversial weapons investments but has fewer ethical exclusions than the Ethically ...

Corporates have a critical role in social, environmental outcomes

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... seeing evidence that there is a strong alignment between outperformance and socially and environmentally responsible investment practices."