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Iress loses key wealth executive

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 1 MAR 2024
... chief client strategy officer, she oversaw product development and management, regulatory affairs, and corporate sustainability. Earlier she spent two years at Milliman as a director of insights and strategy, following five years at Challenger, where ...

Bloom Impact, MSC pulled up for greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024
... 0.96% of funds under management when acquired in March 2022. It was divested in May 2023. ASIC confirmed to FS Sustainability that the matter was not self-reported and was identified as part of an investment manager greenwashing surveillance project. ...

Aware, Macquarie partner on green finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
... US$250 million deal in June. Galway offers scale and efficient capital deployment to help fund the North American sustainability transition. Since 2020 the firm has made over $US309m in commitments across 27 investments into emerging sustainability transition ...

Rest awards impact mandate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 27 FEB 2024
... investments into the unlisted infrastructure Palisade Impact Fund, with specialist private equity firm ARCHIMED. "Sustainability is becoming more important to forward-thinking Australian Institutional investors, such as Rest, who are pursuing strong ...

Super funds convene with assistant treasurer

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
... Indigenous kinship arrangements and culturally adopted children as death beneficiaries. As previously reported by FS Sustainability, First Nations people are not properly supported when it comes to navigating industry identification verification processes ...

Super funds in pole position for expanded advice

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024
... standards of conduct and ethics for providing services and advice, and by demonstrating their social responsibility and sustainability," she said. Conversely, will the banks be prepared for more regulatory scrutiny and higher compliance costs particularly ...

Risk, compliance staff in hot demand

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024
... added. Experience across investment and market risk, investor reporting, enterprise and operational risk, ESG and sustainability risk, operational due diligence, and financial crime and cybersecurity are among the key skill sets in demand. However, on ...

Rest invests in agriculture fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024
... allocation to impact investments across its total portfolio by 2026, said Rest head of responsible investment and sustainability Leilani Weier. "As a super fund representing one in five young Australians, we believe impact investing represents a powerful ...

Cbus appoints head of stewardship

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024
... the role of head of sustainable and transition solutions for Australasia. He was tasked with supporting client sustainability engagements, contributing to product development, and integrating sustainability expertise across the region. During his 12-year ...

ASIC to tighten grip on super fund misdemeanours

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024
... 'clean' or 'green' that are not founded on reasonable grounds; and the use of inaccurate labelling or vague terms in sustainability-related funds," she said. "We expect boards to engage directly on sustainability claims - whether they are aspirational ...
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