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Rest climate risk case goes to trial
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 2 DEC 2019
... trial has been scheduled for the landmark case brought against Rest by member Mark McVeigh. The case, related to climate change risks, will have its day in court with a three-day trial scheduled for the week commencing 20 July 2020. The parties will ...
Chief economist update: Let's talk about debt
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 26 NOV 2019
... measures are needed, and three want government "structural reform", including measures to help the economy deal with climate change and remove red tape." "The 13 represent ten universities in five states. Among them are macroeconomists, economic modellers ...
Fossil fuel exposures climb at UniSuper
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2019
... investor initiative which aims to ensure the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take action on climate change.
Insto investors confused by environmental equities
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 NOV 2019
... said, assess environmental equities as a satellite to global equities. "Pension funds are now having to address climate change risk, and that's another nudge to get them thinking about where it fits in," Jenkyn-Jones explained. "There are examples around ...
NAB accused of greenwashing
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019
... insists this is "too little too late." It cites the fact that signatories to the Global Investor Statement on Climate Change agreed to exit thermal coal five years earlier than NAB, by 2030. Commonwealth Bank updated its environmental policy earlier ...
Industry fund bumps up fee for ESG option
KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019
... and direct infrastructure. The investments are picked according to ESG criteria that include labour standards, climate change mitigation, human rights, child labour and the exclusion of tobacco, pornography, armament and gambling stocks. Only 1% of the ...
Legal fight could change super game
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
... McVeigh sparked the case against Rest after he found the fund's information available to members around mitigating climate change risks to be inadequate. McVeigh told Financial Standard: "I was searching around online in 2017 and I came across an online ...
VicSuper hits sustainability target early
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 24 OCT 2019
... transparency, which includes reporting on how the fund contributes to "broader societal outcomes" such as action on climate change. The fund can now show members how their retirement savings support the SDG goals, including a dollar contribution on each ...
AMP, HESTA, Hostplus lose out in ratings
STAFF WRITER  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
... exposures to each of these investments. Hostplus is also one of the leading super funds publically advocating on climate change investment issues. HESTA was also marked down by the Ethical Advisers' Co-op who said they were concerned about its holdings ...
Climate change to damage returns: Report
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
... Institute determines superannuation balances for millennials may reduce up to 18% due to the negative effects climate change has on long-term returns. The report written by Ramona Meyricke and Rafal Chomik, states that climate change and an ageing population ...
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