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LGS certified carbon neutral
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
... been certified carbon neutral through Climate Active. LGS said the certification means it is one of only five Australian super funds to achieve carbon neutral status. The fund said it was awarded the certification after it met all the requirements of ...
Australian Unity rejigs executive lineup
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... cornerstone investors. "We believe there is a growing interest in what is already a sizeable market. A number of large Australian super funds, implemented asset consultants and general insurers have all expressed interest in green debt markets," Bovingdon ...
Rio Tinto decision exposes limits of super engagement
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... these funds also declined to comment on Toth's promotion. QMV partner Jonathan Steffanoni said most big Australian super funds engage with companies in accordance with the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) and this engagement ...
Industry fund eyes KiwiSaver accounts
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
A $3.4 billion industry superannuation fund has struck an exclusive partnership which it hopes will help it attract 3000 new members each year. First Super, which traditionally services the paper and timber industry but is public offer, will now be ...
HESTA to go zero carbon
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... monitor and report progress against its emissions reduction targets on an annual basis. HESTA was the first major Australian super fund to place a thermal coal mining restriction across all investment options and recently extended this restriction to ...
Another billion removed from super
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 22 JUN 2020
Australian super funds continue to make payments to members under the government's Early Release of Super scheme, with the total amount paid now at $15.9 billion. In the week to June 14, funds reported a further $1.3 billion was paid to members ...
Super fund calls for government support
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... long-term infrastructure bond with a government guaranteed coupon would be an attractive fixed income investment for Australian super funds who collectively hold almost $3 trillion in capital, as well as many large overseas investors," Hewson said. "After ...
Senator criticises lazy super system
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020
... the assistant minister for superannuation, financial services and financial technology said that despite the Australian super system being the envy of the world in a lot of ways, it's actually like comparing apples with oranges. "There isn't ...
FSC calls for SMSF access to infrastructure
ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUN 2020
The FSC has proposed a plan to democratise investment in domestic infrastructure development, making these projects accessible to every Australian with money in superannuation. The FSC said the proposed Australian Superannuation and Infrastructure Investment ...
Industry fund backs tobacco-free pledge
ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAY 2020
... against investing in tobacco both nationally and globally. "First State Super was proud to be the first major Australian super fund to divest from tobacco in 2012; and since then we have worked extensively with Dr King and Tobacco Free Portfolios to ...
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