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Super fund chair outlines future strategy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
Catholic Super and Equipsuper's Danny Casey has told Financial Standard of the funds' increased commitment to ESG and plans to double membership, as he settles into the role of chair. Speaking with Financial Standard just weeks after taking ...

Governance Institute of Australia names chair

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... regulation at ASIC between 1998 and 2004. Some recent appointments include a directorship at Freedom Insurance Group and leading ESG research firm Regnan for a year. Vamos is currently a non-executive director of Mercer Superannuation Australia. Vamos ...

New head of ESG at boutique

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021
A boutique investment manager has hired a new head of ESG from BT. Emma Pringle has been appointed the head of ESG at Maple-Brown Abbott (MBA). Pringle had a 14-year long career at BT, most recently as head of customer governance and sustainability. ...

New emerging markets ESG fund at Dimensional

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
Dimensional's sustainability suite is being expanded with the introduction of a new emerging markets fund with an ESG filter. In what Dimensional says is one of the first of its kind in Australia, the fund manager has launched the Emerging Markets Sustainability ...

Greenwashing scrutiny needed: Evergreen

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... the extent of greenwashing in the investment management industry should be commended, according to Evergreen Consultants. "ESG or responsible investing is arguably the single largest trend in the investment universe today," Evergreen founder Angela Ashton ...

Zenith adds client to Macquarie Wrap

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021
... clients. "Advisers are increasingly becoming more nuanced in terms of what they're looking to offer clients - be it a focus on ESG or other bespoke client needs in portfolio construction - and managed accounts are very good at providing this flexibility," ...

Alphinity launches new fund

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021
... after fees since inception in December 2015 (as at 30 June 2021). However, the new fund will also apply sustainability and ESG methodology. The fund manager will draw on the ESG methodology currently used by the Alphinity Australian Sustainable Share ...

ACSI names new president

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
... the past four years. "Ian's leadership has been instrumental in elevating the focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and good governance. I thank him for his guidance and support of ACSI and his huge contribution to the superannuation ...

Aware Super hits $150bn, hires

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021
... has hit a new milestone, passing $150 billion in members' retirement savings. The fund also confirmed a new hire in its ESG team. Celebrating the milestone, the fund said it aimed to pass on the benefits of scale to members - most crucially in the ...

S&P launches new ESG tilted NZ index

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021
S&P Dow Jones Indices has introduced a new NZX 50 portfolio ESG tilted index. The rules-based index uses relevant ESG principles to select and weight constituents from the S&P/NZX 50 Portfolio Index, which is designed to measure the performance of the ...
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