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Mercer pumps $100m into Perennial Partners strategy

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 25 JUL 2022
... Mercer Investments handed a $100 million mandate to Perennial Partners, for investment in its Better Future Strategy. The RIAA certified Better Future Strategy is an actively managed portfolio focused on ethical small and mid-cap companies. A significant ...

Performance test expansion paused as government announces review

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2022
... announcement is the fulfilment of an announcement made by Jones during the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) annual conference in April. In a speech to RIAA, Jones called out an "alarming anomaly, where the benchmark will essentially ...

Vanguard appoints head of ESG product

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 JUL 2022
... decarbonising economy." UniSuper set a net zero target in 2020 and, at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) annual conference earlier this year, Dixon explained why the fund set that target. "From UniSuper's perspective, one ...

First Sentier launches ESG property fund

CHLOE WALKER  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUN 2022
The new Global Property Securities Fund, accredited by the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA), will build on the firm's ambition to minimise carbon emissions within the property sector. To do so, the fund will build a carbon overlay ...

ASIC helps issuers avoid greenwashing

CASSANDRA BALDINI  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUN 2022
... alert us if you see suspected greenwashing in financial products." The Responsible Investment Association Australasia's (RIAA) has welcomed the regulator's guidance, saying it will help investment managers to raise the overall quality of sustainable ...

Systemic disadvantages create retirement insecurity: HESTA

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUN 2022
... between First Nations, businesses and investor communities. Similarly, the Responsible Investment Association of Australia (RIAA) noted that the destruction of the Juukan Gorge in 2020 marked a turning point in the broader awareness of the value and ...

Modern Slavery Act needs strengthening: Panel

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 APR 2022
... issue of modern slavery and broader human rights considerations at the recent Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) conference. FS Sustainability was a media partner at the event. "As investors we're quite unique in that we are readers ...

Labor vows to review YFYS test

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 APR 2022
... consequences" for ESG investing. Minister Stephen Jones spoke to the audience at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) annual conference on topics relating to ESG and responsible investing, including removing regulatory barriers. ...

80% of Aussies expect ethical investing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2022
... Australians already investing in ethical and responsible products, according to the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). RIAA has released From Values to Riches 2022: Charting consumer demand for responsible investing in Australia ...

T. Rowe Price launches new impact fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 24 JAN 2022
... including fossil fuels, tobacco, gambling, and for-profit prisons. The fund is managed by Hari Balkrishna. Certified under RIAA's Responsible Investment Certification Program, T. Rowe Price said the fund provides full transparency on the impact targets ...
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