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ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024
The Federal Court determined Vanguard misled investors via claims it made about certain ESG screens it applied to its Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund. On March 8, the indexing giant admitted to "engaging in conduct that was liable ...

ASIC to crack down on superannuation misconduct

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2023
ASIC has announced plans for strong, targeted enforcement action in the superannuation sector, focusing on member outcomes in 2024. Baring its teeth in an enforcement and regulatory update released today, the corporate regulator signalled that tackling ...

Active Super to face action over greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 AUG 2023
ASIC has filed a suit against Active Super over greenwashing claims, alleging, among other charges, that the super fund was invested in Russian assets after the invasion of Ukraine while purporting otherwise to members. The markets regulator has commenced ...

Are indexes the next target for greenwashing investigations?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 8 AUG 2023
ASIC's latest action against Vanguard for allegations of greenwashing in a bond fund raises the question of whether the market regulator will crack down on index providers and other third-party service providers for greenwashing as well. Last month ...

ASIC sues Vanguard for greenwash in bond fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUL 2023
ASIC is taking Vanguard to court over greenwashing allegations relating to a global bond index fund. This is the second time the market regulator has acted against Vanguard over greenwashing. ASIC has lodged civil penalty proceedings in federal court ...

Vanguard finds dirty assets in ESG fund

KANIKA SOOD  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021
Vanguard has changed the descriptions of an ethically conscious bond fund, after a review turned up holdings that investors were told were excluded. Vanguard Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index invests in about 4500 fixed income instruments ...
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