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AustralianSuper throws weight behind SDG platform
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... jointly establish a global standard for investors to identify sustainable development investments," AustralianSuper director of ESG and stewardship Andrew Gray said. "The platform will progress how we assess and engage with investee companies on their ...
Rio Tinto decision exposes limits of super engagement
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 7 JUL 2020
... reasons per se, but rather as a function to promote better long term financial performance of the companies as investments (ESG risk factors)," Steffanoni said. He said, in situations like this one, super funds might be worried about reputational damage ...
Model portfolio growth up 70%
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 6 JUL 2020
... unique models, 12% are ETF or indexed based, but the big surprise is that only 2% have been identified as being explicitly ESG (environmental, social and governance) based. "We should expect this number to increase given the market's push for ESG products ...
SG Hiscock, Morgan Stanley launch global equity funds
ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... visibility and reduced downside participation. Vanden Boom said inherent to the investment approach is the belief that considering ESG factors is essential to compounding performance returns. "The result is a high-conviction global equity portfolio that ...
Favour turns to active management
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 2 JUL 2020
... clients the world over, including Australia, recognise the investment potential of alternatives as well as the importance of ESG related strategies which have become much more visible in the COVID-19 world."
Capital Group appoints ESG head
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
The US$1.7 trillion manager has hired Schroders' global head of stewardship as its global head of ESG. Jessica Ground will start in the new role in September and will be based in London. At Capital Group, she will be responsible for incorporating the ...
ESG continues to outperform: Research
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... performance of responsible investments, said in a time of massive market disruption, responsible investment funds that integrate ESG factors have outperformed the rest of the market. "In recent years there's been a significant rising tide of interest ...
Pendal adds SRI lense to multi-asset fund
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JUN 2020
... by Pendal multi-asset head Michael Blayney, the move saw the investment manager work with its recently acquired in-house ESG researcher Regnan to examine the impact of a stronger focus on sustainability and ESG on risk-adjusted returns. "This is a first ...
Managed accounts demand rises: Zenith
ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
... Zenith said Melbourne-based Kearney Group has developed models with a strong focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) for their client's investment solutions. Matt Englund, Kearney's chief operating officer, said: "Kearney Group believes ...
Fixed income investors get new ESG rating
HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 23 JUN 2020
Global responsible investment manager Insight Investment has introduced a new ESG risk rating for fixed income products, which it claims covers around 95% of companies in global investment grade indices. The firm's new ESG risk rating tool provides ...
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