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IFM Investors PE portfolio carbon neutral

CHLOE WALKER  |  TUESDAY, 11 JAN 2022
IFM Investors' is celebrating having achieved carbon neutrality across its entire private equity portfolio. The portfolio's status is fully certified by Climate Active, which represents the Australian government's certification standard, IFM Investors ...

WA government seeks to improve WA's ESG outcomes

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 NOV 2021
The McGowan government has released Western Australia's first-ever environment, social and governance (ESG) information pack to inform a broad range of investors considering the state as an investment destination. The pack has been developed primarily ...

Scariest themes for investors revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021
... higher energy prices were front of mind during the conference," Citi Australia head of investor sales Mark Woodruff said. "The poll results indicate that beyond the macro influences, there is significant changes at a sector level that requires an understanding ...

Students opt for healthcare over finance: Survey

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
A survey by the CFA Institute shows that more university students and new graduates want to work in healthcare and science than in finance. Out of the 1000 respondents who took part in the global survey, more Australians see themselves working in healthcare ...

Soul Patts finalises merger

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
Washington H Soul Pattinson (WHSP) has implemented its $4 billion merger with LIC, Milton Corporation. Under the scheme of arrangement, all Milton shares that are not currently owned by WHSP will be transferred today. Eligible Milton shareholders will ...

MUFG, First Sentier hire sustainable investment lead

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021
MUFG and First Sentier Investors have announced who will lead the recently launched First Sentier MUFG Sustainable Investment Institute. Velina Karadzhova has been appointed to lead the new institute. Karadzhova will be responsible for developing the ...

YFYS spurs half to change asset mix

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021
... of the new Your Future, Your Super performance test, an Australian Institute of Superannuation Trustees survey shows. The poll, conducted at AIST's annual ASI Conference, surveyed investment professionals from super funds and fund managers. The majority ...

Virtual company meetings to stay

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
The government has introduced draft exposure legislation that will allow companies to use technology in meetings while satisfying the Corporations Act 2001 requirements. These reforms make the temporary measures put in place during the COVID-19 pandemic ...

Industry split on paid vaccine leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021
... receive. The fund expects this leave to be accessed if required for or following vaccination. So far, the results of an ongoing poll by Financial Standard show 60% of readers do not believe two days of paid vaccination leave is necessary. Still, 33% ...

AFCA names two lead ombudsmen

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021
The Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA) has appointed two lead ombudsmen for insurance and small business, hiring from ASIC and Westpac. Emma Curtis has been appointed as lead ombudsman, insurance and Suanne Russell joined as lead ombudsman ...
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