FS Sustainability reports on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues regarding Australian companies and institutional investors. The publication's unique, in-depth writing covers how investible Australian companies manage, disclose, and communicate their ESG risks and opportunities.
The publication also explores how Australian institutional asset owners, asset managers and financial advisers are using best-practice ESG principles to mitigate risk and provide sources of long-term investment returns.
Content is delivered through news, thought leadership articles and whitepapers.
The title was established in 2011 by Rachel Alembakis as The Sustainability Report and was acquired by Rainmaker Group in October 2019. The publication was then re-launched as FS Sustainability to align with Financial Standard and its suite of titles.
The Australian market for impact investing has nearly tripled over the past two years, from $5.7 billion to $19.9 billion, according to a new study from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).
Investing in insurance linked securities (ILS) can provide return in an asset class that is uncorrelated to other assets, with fund manager Amundi running an ILS strategy that takes into account long-term climate risks and opportunities.
Fast progress and plummeting costs from green technologies provide an "unprecedented" opportunity for Australia to achieve a net zero emissions economy by 2050 while supporting economic efforts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, according to ClimateWorks Australia.
Only one in five victims of modern slavery are identified in Australia, meaning that identifying instances and exposures of modern slavery will be a key project for Australian organisations that fall under the Modern Slavery Act's reporting obligations, according to Informed 365.