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Rest climate change case pushes ahead
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
Rest's legal stoush with one of its members over the fund's approach to climate change is pushing ahead, with a trial fast approaching. Rest and Mark McVeigh have a hearing for a dispute on discovery and privilege today before mediation on September ...
Super funds accused of chest beating on climate change
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
Two major industry superannuation funds have this week made bold statements about their stance on climate change, but critics argue it may be "virtue signalling" with little substance. UniSuper announced this week it is committed to achieving net zero ...
Ardea IM announces research partnership
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... partnership has already seen Ardea and UTS investigate machine learning capabilities for trade idea identification, climate change and government bond investing, as well as the LIBOR transition and how it may impact trading opportunities. The partnership ...
UK pensions to factor in climate change risk
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2020
UK pension funds may soon be required by law to report on the risks climate change could have on their members' investments, becoming the first major economy to do so. Speaking last week, the UK's work and pensions secretary Therese Coffey proposed ...
Paradice appoints head of ESG
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020
... will work with Paradice's investment team in integrating environmental, social and governance factors including climate change and modern slavery. He will be responsible for ESG-related policies, databases and reporting. In addition to his ESG responsibilities ...
Cbus pledges net zero emissions
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020
... emissions by 2030 and is aiming for net zero emissions by 2050 by removing high-risk climate holdings. Under Cbus' new Climate Change Roadmap, the fund will develop a stranded assets framework to reduce the risk for its members and ensuring a secure ...
Global fund manager enters Australian market
KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2020
... investing in companies committed to promoting gender diversity and women to leadership positions, as well as mitigating climate change and ecological damage. Having set up shop in March 2019, Promethos's assets under management has grown to about ...
Corporate climate risk disclosures must show more: IGCC
ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 24 AUG 2020
Investors using companies' climate change risk disclosures to manage investment decisions and portfolio risk want more changes to understand how the risk information translates into action. The latest report by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) ...
Young-old wealth gap widest in 18 years
KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 17 AUG 2020
... superannuation industry awaits the Retirement Income Review's final report) and greater action to mitigate climate change.
Bloomberg launches ESG ratings
ALLY SELBY  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020
... performance across a range of financially material, business-relevant and industry-specific key issues". These include climate change, health, and safety, with investors also able to assess a company's activities relative to their peers. The scores will ...
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