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Canadian pension fund pursues global growth
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 3 AUG 2020
... background is in law and has most recently served as ambassador and permanent representative of Canada to the United Nations in New York. Commenting on his appointment, Blanchard said it's an honour to join the CDPQ team and continue the work of recent ...
LGS certified carbon neutral
ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020
... generate environmental, social and economic co-benefits," Yip said. "The carbon offset projects align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and the values of our membership base." Yip added that the projects deliver community benefits ...
HESTA to go zero carbon
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... that will be needed to ensure its implementation at HESTA is the fund's commitment to the critical goals of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. The IPCC says global emissions need to reach net zero by 2050 to create a reasonable ...
Boutique expands investment team
ALLY SELBY  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUN 2020
... Maple-Brown Abbott's overall ESG strategy, including guiding the firm on its obligations as a signatory of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment initiative.
S&P kicks companies off ESG index
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAY 2020
... year due to several controversies, made a re-entry. Twitter was ineligible for the index this year due to a low United Nations Global Compact Score. The non-binding UN score encourages businesses to adopt more sustainable and socially responsible practices. ...
AMP Capital cuts fees on equities fund
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020
... such as in the area of fossil fuels, where we have conducted extensive research into how we can best support the United Nations Paris Climate Agreement with our investments," it said, adding that there was no change to the broader investment style.
Global asset manager fills giant impact fund
HARRISON WORLEY  |  THURSDAY, 13 FEB 2020
... investing in companies in the lower middle market that contribute measurable progress toward one or more of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals," KKR said. Financial Standard understands Australia is included in the fund's geographic focus ...
NGS Super sets up impact committee
KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 24 JAN 2020
... with every dollar that we spend," Wright said. NGS currently discloses how its equities holdings align with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDG). This year, it will also release its first Task Force on Climate Related Disclosures (TCFD) ...
Super funds snap up local renewable asset
HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 9 DEC 2019
... support a sustainable environment and deliver strong long-term returns to our members," Sawtell-Rickson said. "The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals form part of our focus and this investment aligns with the goal of driving action to combat ...
Rest climate risk case goes to trial
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 2 DEC 2019
... sustainable investment options to members in the way that some funds do. However, the fund is a member of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and says it is strengthening efforts to measure, monitor and report on climate-related ...
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