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Bloom Impact, MSC pulled up for greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024
... designed for retail investors, in particular those of a younger age range, who are currently underserviced in relation to ESG investment and have limited opportunities to invest in ESG investments consistent with their personal goals and beliefs in relation ...

Copia seals distribution partnership

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024
... transportation, and communications, that aim to provide long-term total returns using an environmental, social and governance (ESG) overlay. The fund returned 11.7% per annum before fees and unhedged in USD over a five-year period at the end of December ...

Risk, compliance staff in hot demand

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
... skills, Chisholm added. Experience across investment and market risk, investor reporting, enterprise and operational risk, ESG and sustainability risk, operational due diligence, and financial crime and cybersecurity are among the key skill sets in demand. ...

Twynam Group targets US$50m for new fund

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024
... six years ago. Over the past few years, it began seriously discussing entry into the funds management sector as the topic of ESG became more popular. "Last year, with more of an emphasis and seemingly a change in society and investors views on decarbonisation ...

Funds SA hires ESG expert

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024
... created role of assistant portfolio manager for responsible investment. Thorpe has over 17 years of experience working across ESG roles in various project management and investment-focused positions. The recruit recently returned to Adelaide after spending ...

SIX launches share platform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024
... to 340 resolutions in 2023 alone in the US," Verwey said. "We want to double the number of companies that Australians bring ESG resolutions to in 2024." SIX will go live in share trading in March with a beta mode, Verwey said. There will be a minimum ...

Cbus appoints head of stewardship

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
... asset management giant, Monnier also occupied the position of director of investment stewardship in the UK, leading board ESG level engagement and proxy voting across multiple European markets and served as a director of operational risk. BlackRock informed ...

Novigi completes QMV Solutions deal

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
... QMV Legal, which provides advice to entities on issues including superannuation and financial services law; investments and ESG management; and mergers and successor fund transfers. The Novigi brand will become the primary identity for the combined business. ...

Actively managed, ESG funds top 2023 outflows

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024
Actively managed funds and ESG strategies suffered the biggest outflows in 2023 at a combined $57.7 billion. According to Calastone's Global fund flows report, actively managed strategies lost $42 billion (US$27.2bn), eclipsed by passive equity ...

Super funds defend controversial weapons holdings

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
... able to defend itself against the threats it faces," the State Department said in the article. Many super funds are guided by ESG policies that screen controversial weapons for actively managed investments - but not for passive strategies. TelstraSuper ...
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