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Big year for ESG ahead: MSCI

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021
... thinking about ESG as a side issue to thinking about it as completely core to the future of their funds," MSCI adviser Roger Urwin said. "It is a big shift. And in my career, I haven't seen a shift quite like it."

World largest asset owners increase ESG, AUM

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 17 NOV 2020
... of their investment strategies and reducing carbon emissions from portfolios. Thinking Ahead Institute co-founder Roger Urwin said the larger funds within the AO100 are also using universal owner strategies which aim to safeguard the financial system ...

Culture creates better outcomes: Research

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  MONDAY, 9 NOV 2020
... inclusion (92%), people and teamwork ethos (79%) and innovation (62%). Co-founder of the Thinking Ahead Institute Roger Urwin said the results are "tremendous" validation of the group's thesis that an emphasis on culture and purpose will result in organisational ...

Aussie super funds climb ranks

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 8 SEP 2020
... particularly in Latin American countries, accounting for 71% of assets," WTW said. Thinking Ahead Institute co-founder Roger Urwin said the positive results following a tough 2018 do not detract from the pressures facing funds this year. "Perhaps most ...

Investment committees not up to scratch

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 6 AUG 2020
... of billions of people by applying best-practice frameworks to their context," Thinking Ahead Institute co-founder Roger Urwin said. "In doing so they will be better placed to tackle the challenges that lie ahead such as systemic risks, performance pressures ...

Royal Commission dampens superannuation success

KARREN VERGARA  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 FEB 2019
... to do this will involve considerably more engagement and more scale and efficiency in the system," the report said. Roger Urwin, global head of investment content at the Thinking Ahead Institute, said this scrutiny seems to have the potential to give ...

Aussie funds among the world's largest asset owners

KANIKA SOOD  |  MONDAY, 12 NOV 2018
... Superannuation rounded out the list with about $80 billion. WTW Thinking Ahead Institute global head of investment content Roger Urwin said the scale of Aussie asset managers meant they couldn't ignore their social responsibilities. "While Australian ...

Australian asset owners support first stewardship code

DARREN SNYDER  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAY 2018
... encouraged to be reviewed at least every two years. The news follows Willis Towers Watson global head of investment content Roger Urwin recently saying the world's largest pension and sovereign wealth funds must see corporate sustainability and stewardship ...

Pension funds must recognise stewardship licence: WTW

DARREN SNYDER  |  TUESDAY, 1 MAY 2018
... from the viewpoint that it's a long-term licence to operate. Willis Towers Watson global head of investment content Roger Urwin said it's a "soft fact" that less than 1% of spend in the investment management industry is on stewardship. And that figure ...

Australia's super assets fastest growing: WTW

KARREN VERGARA  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2018
... nation's gross domestic product at 138.4%, the report said. Willis Towers Watson global head of investment content Roger Urwin said while the overall short-term figures are positive these are due to unusually high market returns. "Looking back at 20 ...
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