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Climate friendly super choice could halve emissions: Australian Ethical

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Australian Ethical and independent MP Zali Steggall issued a call to super fund members to look upon their super fund choice as a tool to address climate change.

Crescent Wealth announces new shareholder, board appointments

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Crescent Wealth have announced a number of director changes as the head of one of Australia's largest privately owned companies takes a material shareholding in the company.

Investor consortium completes Tilt Renewables deal

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A group of investors including QIC, the Future Fund, and AGL have completed the acquisition of Tilt Renewables.

bfinance hires ESG and responsible investment director

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Independent investment consultancy bfinance has launched a new ESG advisory unit and named an ESG and responsible investment director.

Global fund manager buys Australian forestry asset

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   A global fund manager has acquired an Australian forestry business based on its financial and environmental sustainability merits.

Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Australia's only commercial scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has failed to meet targets to sequester carbon emissions from an LNG facility, raising questions as the role that CCS technology can play in reaching decarbonisation targets within the oil and gas industry.

Women make strides on ASX300 boards, but cultural diversity lags

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The number of women on boards of ASX300 companies has risen by 60% in the past five years, but cultural diversity has not kept pace.

Fostering equity, inclusion key to diversity gains: Regnan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Corporate diversity initiatives can fail to deliver unless companies place equal importance on equity and inclusion, according to research from Regnan.

Setting ESG targets a "first mover advantage" for companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Setting ambitious ESG targets can provide companies with a "first mover advantage" in terms of access to new forms of capital and investment.

Compliance risk to new waste, recycling laws

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Companies working to improve waste recovery and reuse in daily operations must understand and comply with rapidly changing regulatory regimes, according to law firm McCullough Robertson.

Pengana Capital reports positive impacts of equities fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Pengana Capital Group's WHEB Sustainable Impact Fund report increased positive impacts of their investment portfolio while also reporting that investors and advisers are using an interactive tool to better understand the ways in which their investment relates to those positive impacts.

Opinion: The housing burden is large enough to be shared by many parties

SCOTT LANGFORD   Ed. note: FS Sustainability is pleased to present this opinion piece from Scott Langford, CEO, St George Community Housing. The opinions expressed reflect his views only.

Companies failing harassment victims: ACSI

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   There are structural issues with the ways in which companies handle sexual harassment complaints which inherently discriminate against victims, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) conference has heard.

Super funds file Modern Slavery Statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   More than 30 super funds have lodged Modern Slavery Statements in accordance with federal law, according to research from Rainmaker Information.

Bank launches sustainability-linked derivatives

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   One of the major Australian banks has launched sustainability-linked derivative products, building on its existing sustainability-linked loans (SLL) and sustainability-linked bond (SLB) processes.

ESG "the most important thematic for the next 30 years"

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   ESG is tipped to be the most important investment thematic for the next 30 years, according to Plato Investment Management.

bfinance hires ESG and responsible investment director

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Independent investment consultancy bfinance has launched a new ESG advisory unit and named an ESG and responsible investment director.

Crescent Wealth announces new shareholder, board appointments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Crescent Wealth have announced a number of director changes as the head of one of Australia's largest privately owned companies takes a material shareholding in the company.