PIERRE LENDERS | THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021
There's a lot of talk about the importance of environmental, social and governance issues in investment decisions, but is there sufficient action? And if there is, what does that action look like, and can it deliver on performance as well as moral o ... Read more
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
The year 2050 looms large in climate risk discussions. That's the year by which global economies, investors and companies have committed to taking action that would contain climate change to less than 2 degrees Celsius. Read more
URSULA TONKIN | FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
From an investment perspective, infrastructure assets have many appealing characteristics. They provide investors with a solid yield and capital returns, underpinned by defensive and stable cash flows, as well as inflation protection and downside protection ... Read more
KIRSTY MACKAY-FISHER | FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
Australia's electricity sector is the nation's single largest source of greenhouse gas pollution, accounting for about a third of our total greenhouse gas emissions. Read more
JOEL CONNELL | THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022
The importance of integrating ESG related risks and opportunities into investment decisions has become undeniable. The ability for companies to generate superior shareholder returns is increasingly intertwined with ESG and sustainability factors. Read more
JANE BASEBY | FRIDAY, 4 MAR 2022
Carbon capture technology brings with it the possibility of negative emissions - the holy grail of climate science, or at least of global transition to net zero. It presents as a tool for the energy transition (or detractors argue, a stay of execution ... Read more
Steel is essential in today's world, and it will be just as essential tomorrow - much of the technology to create a zero-carbon future, from wind turbines to mass transportation, will use steel in its construction. Yet steel production itself is ... Read more
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021
Impact investing has previously more been identified with private market strategies and investments in specific use of proceeds bonds like green bonds or social impact bonds, where the allocation of capital is directly tied to the activity of the use ... Read more
2021 will be seen as the year where international, environmental and market forces coalesced to bring climate change into sharp focus in Australian courtrooms and boardrooms. Read more
LOUISE CAMENZULI | THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022
2021 was another year of great change and uncertainty as the pandemic presented further challenges to business and social continuity. Read more
In this episode brought to you by MFS Investment Management we discuss what integration of environmental, social and governance-related means for fixed income portfolios.
In this episode of the Financial Standard podcast brought to you by MFS Investment Management, we discuss what integration of environmental, social and governance-related means for stock selection in investment portfolios, how fund managers can demonstrate that they're authentically using ESG information ...
The Australian government recently ratified the Forced Labour Protocol, committing the federal government to enhanced responses to one of the sources of modern labour.
Retail investor demand for authentic ESG financial products is increasing across all demographic groups and translating into increased interest in managed accounts, according to Praemium.
If 2020 was a year of reaction, ushering some of the biggest changes to daily life in recent memory, 2021 brought what could be called a year of reflection ...
2021 was another year of great change and uncertainty as the pandemic presented further challenges to business and social continuity.
Carbon capture technology brings with it the possibility of negative emissions - the holy grail of climate science, or at least of global transition to ...
The importance of integrating ESG related risks and opportunities into investment decisions has become undeniable. The ability for companies to generate ...