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MSCI acquires Real Capital Analytics

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 3 AUG 2021
... work, lifestyle and travel accelerated by the pandemic, realignment in global supply chains, and the impact of climate change," MSCI chief executive and chair Henry Fernandez said. "The combined strength of MSCI's existing data, analytics and tools ...

Ethical super could halve carbon footprint

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021
... means that your money could be supporting companies that completely undermine your values, like those related to climate change," Australian Ethical chief executive John McMurdo said. "Opening your eyes to where your money is being invested and making ...

Fidelity adds new climate, gender policies

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... asking companies that it invests in to reach 15% to 30% in board gender diversity and to commit to addressing the climate change crisis. Under the new policies, it wants most developed market investees to have at least 30% of board gender diversity and ...

Governance Institute of Australia names chair

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... professionals we play a key role in assisting society navigate growing complexity and increasing challenges," she said. "Climate change risk, real time technological change, cyber risk, and the changing notion of consumers are just some of the issues ...

New head of ESG at boutique

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
... portfolios," Maple-Brown Abbott Sophia Rahmani said. "We expect this will be even more important as risks around climate change and social issues like modern slavery become more prevalent. Emma brings market-leading experience and talent and I'm confident ...

New emerging markets ESG fund at Dimensional

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... executive Glenn Crane said. "Many of our clients want transparent, effective investment solutions that focus on climate change in a measurable way," he said. "With many emerging markets having higher emissions than developed markets, this means clients ...

ACSI names new president

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
... future. Investors and companies must work together to tackle significant long-term investment risks, including climate change, corporate governance, and gender diversity," she said. Silk retires from AustralianSuper after 15 years. He is currently leading ...

Northern Trust launches low carbon strategy

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021
... index strategy for Australian and New Zealand investors. The NT World Green Transition Index fund is founded on climate change considerations and offers a combination of exclusions that deems the fund free from fossil fuel reserves and significantly ...

NZ Super Fund hires asset allocation head

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021
... and been involved in the 2020 review of the reference portfolio, reviews of investment hurdles and proxies and climate change strategy. Hyde will commence as head of asset allocation on July 1 and will oversee the construction of the reference portfolio ...

Super funds back carbon startup

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 15 JUN 2021
... the analytical toolkit." Aware Super head of responsible investment Liza McDonald added: "At Aware Super we view climate change as the most significant financial risk to our portfolio and to our members' long-term financial future. We have been responding ...
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