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Industry fund drops Rio Tinto amid sacred site outcry
HARRISON WORLEY, ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... engagement and policies in place are adequate to ensure we do not see a repeat of what has occurred at Juukan Gorge." Market Forces asset management campaigner Will van de Pol also condemned Rio Tinto's actions, and said the Juukan Gorge rock shelters ...
Super funds' dirty, poor performing stocks revealed
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... which super funds have exposure to - that are polluters and haven't performed well this year. Activist group Market Forces released a new report today, titled Out of line out of time, which looks at the 22 ASX listed companies that it says are most ...
Academics protest UniSuper investments
HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... criticism over its continued investment in fossil fuels, this time directly from its members. Led by advocacy group Market Forces, university academics are today protesting against what they describe as UniSuper's "continued funding of fossil fuel expansion". ...
UniSuper on climate chopping block
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 JAN 2020
Market Forces has put UniSuper on the chopping block in a divestment campaign aimed at pressuring the fund to ditch shares in fossil fuel companies. "UniSuper does not have fund-wide exclusions on fossil fuel investments of any kind. Instead, it claims ...
Market Forces takes aim at big banks
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 19 DEC 2019
Controversial campaigner Market Forces have well and truly set its sights on Australia's big banks. After hitting Suncorp with a shareholder resolution in July, Market Forces has ramped up its efforts to influence Australia's largest financial institutions. ...
NAB accused of greenwashing
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019
National Australia Bank has been accused in no uncertain terms of greenwashing. Activist group Market Forces said NAB's new climate policy, released as part of its latest Sustainability Report, is "little more than greenwash and a recipe for climate ...
Legal fight could change super game
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 8 NOV 2019
... investments. For Rest it was unknown, so that spurred me along because I wanted to know." That online tool was on the Market Forces website. McVeigh emailed Rest and found that it could not offer him the information that he was seeking. "I always assumed ...
Chief economist update: RBA heading to zero
BENJAMIN ONG  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 AUG 2019
... America's eyes - not when it was intervening to keep the yuan from depreciating but now that it has allowed market forces to discover the currency's true value. As The Economist explains: "The IMF, which monitors countries' external imbalances ...
Chief economist update: Look out below
BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 6 AUG 2019
... progression to the escalating war on trade. What is surprising is that it has taken all this time for China to allow market forces to restore equilibrium in its economy. Note that, the powers that be in Beijing have controlled the currency's exchange ...
Suncorp responds to shareholder resolution
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUL 2019
... including a request to disclose exposures to fossil fuels. The shareholder request was sponsored by activist group Market Forces on behalf of 100 Suncorp shareholders. Suncorp said in a statement it will address the resolution at its annual general meeting ...
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