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First Sentier launches infrastructure fund

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 9 AUG 2021
... the delivery of affordable and clean energy; clean water and sanitation; sustainable cities and communities; and climate action to name but a few," First Sentier portfolio manager Rebecca Myatt said. "We see sustainability as being much broader than ...

Sunsuper, QSuper members ask for better climate disclosures

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021
... zero" emissions by 2050. Sunsuper has conducted climate scenario analysis since 2015, and last year approved a Climate Action Plan for its investment portfolio. One hundred and forty-one QSuper members, who also support the Australian Conservation Foundation ...

Hostplus enhances ESG option

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2021
... month, Market Forces put pressure on Hostplus to join a growing list of funds to divest fossil fuels and develop a climate action plan. Hostplus chief executive David Elia commented: "We recognise climate change as being a material financial risk, as ...

Super fund ESG targets lack clarity: ACCR

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 1 FEB 2021
... putting to the companies." There are indications of some engagements through the reports of collective bodies such as Climate Action 100+, Gocher explained. "If you look at Climate Action 100+ as a collective, you know the specific asks, but they're ...

Hostplus called out on climate change

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 22 JAN 2021
... latest fund to be the subject of a campaign from Market Forces, demanding it divest fossil fuels and develop a climate action plan. Activist group Market Forces recently had success lobbying UniSuper to change its approach to investing in fossil fuel ...

Lack of diversity major business risk: SSGA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
... company. The letter from Taraporevala also reiterates SSGA's approaches on climate change. Last year, SSGA joined Climate Action 100+. "That focus will continue on, and we will take a much more targeted approach this year and the coming years, but ...

AustralianSuper backs net-zero emissions

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 12 NOV 2020
... have emitted 44% less carbon than the market index. Gray said the super fund will work with initiatives such as Climate Action (CA) 100+, the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative and Climate League 2030 to achieve its target. It has also ...

MSCI launches UN SDG alignment tool

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020
... (decent work and economic growth). Goals seven (clean energy), 12 (sustainable consumption and production) and 13 (climate action) had the highest percentage of companies (8%-9%) that are misaligned with the SDGs, mainly because they still rely on fossil ...

Corporates have a critical role in social, environmental outcomes

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... with three key themes emerging following its engagement with corporates: gender equality, reduced inequalities and climate action. "Gender equality and broader inequalities such as modern slavery, inadequate workplace safety and lack of indigenous reconciliation ...

Super funds accused of chest beating on climate change

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... zero, UniSuper's new climate policy fails to live up to the fund's own promise of industry leadership on climate action." The fund will also assess material medium and long term investments against a shadow carbon price, but Market Forces pointed ...
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