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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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Editorial note: This is the second in a three-part series of articles brought to you by BNP Paribas Securities Services

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

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Editorial note: This is the first in a three-part series of articles brought to you by BNP Paribas Securities Services

Future Super in $6 billion acquisition

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

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.

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.

Australian funds highlighted for climate action plans

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Three Australia investors have been singled out for showing best practice in setting climate action plans.

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.

ASX companies in SSGA's sights over climate disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has informed ASX-listed companies that they expect companies to make climate-related disclosures in line with the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework, or face votes against directors.

Retail investors integrating ESG into investment decisions: Investment Trends

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Retail investors are increasingly taking ESG considerations into account when making decisions to buy or sell investments, according to Investment Trends.

Demand for sustainability specialists drives salaries upward: Talent Nation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |    4:47PM   The average salary for heads of environment in Australia has jumped to more than $300,000, with potential average salaries crossing $360,000, according to data from Talent Nation.

DigitalX hires NAB exec as new CEO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Technology and investment company DigitalX has hired a National Australia Bank executive as its new chief executive officer.