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RIAA, HESTA back key First Nations project

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021
Businesses and investors including HESTA and Lendlease have launched an initiative that will focus on strengthening Australia's First People's heritage laws. The First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance, the Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA) ...

Responsible investment sector hits $1.2tn

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021
The proportion of money managed using responsible investment techniques increased from 30 to 40%, faster than the increase of professionally managed funds in 2020, according to the Responsible Investment Association Australia (RIAA). RIAA has released ...

APRA releases draft climate change guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
Financial risks of climate change can interact and compound other institutional risks including credit risk, market risk, and liquidity risk, APRA has emphasised in a new practice guide. APRA has released a draft guide for Prudential Practice Guide ...

Perennial establishes ESG boutique

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
Perennial Partners has spun its ESG team and flagship ESG fund into a separate boutique investment business. Perennial Better Future will include the Perennial Better Future Trust and the associated active ETF, the eInvest Better Future Fund (IMPQ) ...

Super fund ESG targets lack clarity: ACCR

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 1 FEB 2021
Superannuation funds need to set clear, transparent emissions reduction targets for their investment portfolios that are based on metrics that can be compared across the industry, according to recommendations from the Australasian Centre for Corporate ...

BlackRock reinforces commitment to ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2021
BlackRock will push companies to disclose plans for their transition to a net-zero carbon economy, chief executive Larry Fink stated in his annual letter to company leaders. Fink's annual letter to chief executives sets the engagement agenda for the ...

Lack of diversity major business risk: SSGA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021
Racial and ethnic inequity is a systemic risk that "threatens lives, companies, communities, and our economy", according to one of the largest global fund managers. State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) president and chief executive Cyrus Taraporevala ...

Regnan launches global equity impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 DEC 2020
Responsible investing pioneer Regnan has launched a global public equity impact fund that selects companies that contribute to achieving the targets of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Regnan Global Equity Impact Solutions Fund invests ...

Climate change-focused fund introduced

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020
Aviva Investors has launched a climate-change related fund that tilts towards companies transitioning to a low carbon economy. The Aviva Investors Climate Transition Global Equity Fund is benchmarked to outperform the MSCI All Countries World Index ...

Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative launches

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
A coalition of more than 80 organisations including banks, insurers, superannuation funds and other stakeholders has released an ambitious list of recommendations to transform Australia's financial system to sustainable outcomes. The Australian Sustainable ...
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