Fundamental portfolio managers analyse ESG performance of fundsBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | FRIDAY, 3 APR 2020 2:37PM
Companies with stronger performance on material environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations appear to be performing more strongly in the abrupt downturn of financial markets, according to fund managers with fundamental qualitative ESG-themed portfolios.Read more: Fidelity International, Melior Investment Management, Perennial Value Management
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A global fund manager has launched a global impact bond strategy.
New Forests has acquired a 63,000 hectare forest as part of a sustainable forest strategy.
ASIC is reviewing whether sustainability labelled super funds and managed fund are as they claim to be, with the aim of establishing how much greenwashing is present in the Australian market.
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