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Resolution Capital nab MSCI ESG exec for analyst role

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Resolution Capital has hired an ESG analyst from MSCI.

Leadership essential in implementing ESG: BNP Paribas Securities Services

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Inconsistent data a challenge to ESG uptake: BNP Paribas Securities Services

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Regulatory action on ESG a key concern for investors: BNP Paribas Securities Services

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2021 theme in review: biodiversity

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Sitting in the liminal space between the old and the new year, it is a time to reflect on these issues and consolidate recent news into a narrative. One of these mega-issues is biodiversity.

ARENA announces $100m funding round for grid-scale batteries

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has announced another $100 million funding for grid-scale battery projects to support the grid.

Using data, reporting to fill in the steps to net zero 2050: Northern Trust

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |    4:48PM   Investors are seeking a holistic approach to managing climate risks, and are working to figure out how they're going to implement the plans that get them to their net zero targets.

Portfolio holdings disclosure regulations come into effect

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Superannuation funds will have to disclose their portfolio holdings across a range of assets and derivatives as regulations for portfolio holdings disclosure (PHD) come into force this year.

Future Super in $6 billion acquisition

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Future Super has announced an acquisition that will see the ethical super fund reach $10 billion in assets under management during 2022.

South32 negotiates US$1.4 billion sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Miner South32 has refinanced US$1.4 billion as a sustainability linked loan (SLL), linked to its sustainability strategy.

Strong APAC demand for sustainable, impact assets: UBS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Investors across Asia Pacific are showing strong demand for sustainable and impact assets across classes and product lines, according to UBS.

GII launch gender equality impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Global Impact Initiative (GII) has launched an actively managed equity impact investment fund focused on women and girls, available to retail investors.

2021 theme in review: human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Sitting in the liminal space between the old and the new year, it is a time to reflect on these issues and consolidate recent news into a narrative. One of these mega-issues is human rights.

Integrating just transitions into climate calculations: Mercer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Integrating the concepts of the "just transition" should become part of investors' decarbonisation strategies, according to Mercer.

Data challenges inhibit ESG integration in sovereign credit ratings: World Bank

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Challenges in data and modelling inhibit the integration of material ESG issues into sovereign credit rating assessments, according to a┬áreport by the World Bank Group.

Stakeholder capitalism key to long-term returns: Fink

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Citing the challenges of a post-pandemic world that is transitioning to being net zero carbon emissions, BlackRock CEO Larry Fink said it has never been "more essential" for CEOs to have a clear purpose and a long-term view.

Envirosuite hires CFO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Environmental intelligence technology company Envirosuite has hired Justin Owen as chief financial officer.

Franklin Templeton hires CalPERS exec for new global head of sustainability role

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Franklin Templeton has created a new role of global head of sustainability and hired a heavy hitting exec from the California Public Employees Retirement System (CalPERS) to fill it.