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Editorial note: This piece is sponsored by T. Rowe Price Integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into emerging markets portfolios can assist investors in finding companies that outperform their peers. However, they also present challenges for managers that take ESG into consideration.
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Companies' social license to operate and wider stakeholder concerns are core governance considerations during this AGM season in Australia.
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Editorial note: This piece is sponsored by T. Rowe Price Integrating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) information into high yield strategies can augment risk analysis, although there are challenges in finding information about private sector issuers.
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Interest in impact investing is quickly increasing, and strategies are growing across multiple asset classes, including equities.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The Biden presidency brings the US back to the table on ESG issues, with implications for Australia.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The transition towards a global circular economy will be a key ESG issue in 2021, according to American Century Investments.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Companies' social license to operate and wider stakeholder concerns are core governance considerations during this AGM season in Australia.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   Future Super, the $1 billion ethical retail fund, has shared how its deidentified recruitment has helped boost diversity - after mixed results last year.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Australian Ethical Investment has surpassed $5 billion in funds under management, a growth figure that sets the company up to push further into existing markets and develop its relationships in the advisory space.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Small and medium sized ASX listed companies can measure, monitor and report their material environmental, social and governance (ESG) exposures through a new technology platform linked to the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s ESG Global Standard Metrics.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Beckon Capital is developing a fund to invest in small and medium-sized businesses that provide financial return and demonstrable social and environmental impact.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Interest in impact investing is quickly increasing, and strategies are growing across multiple asset classes, including equities.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   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.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Traditional owners, investors and civil society are considering the recommendations in a governmental interim report on Rio Tinto's destruction of the Juukan Gorge sacred sites.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   A record US$500billion in impact bonds was issued in global markets in 2020, an increase of 60% over the previous year, according to Insight Investment.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Global fund manager Robeco is in the process of setting five-year cycle targets to translate long-term net zero carbon emission reduction initiatives into impactful investment portfolios and investor practices.
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Singapore Exchange (SGX) has hired Herry Cho to a newly created position of managing director, head of sustainability and sustainable finance.
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   There has been a slew of moves at a retail super fund, including the resignation of its chief investment officer and the appointment of a chief risk officer.
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