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Super fund invests in Australian Unity Green Bond Fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... see us play our part in stemming human-induced climate change." The target builds off of the fund's existing work around ESG integration, including having previously screened out thermal coal, tobacco and controversial weapons, Squires told FS Sustainability ...

ASX company signs $1.5bn sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... link to the "Ramsay Cares" strategy sets meaningful targets that will take ambition to achieve, said Jonathan Drew, Head of ESG Solutions, Global Banking at HSBC "We sat down with the client to consider what are the right metrics, how to define them ...

ASX company issues billion dollar sustainability linked bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... "Wesfarmers wants to demonstrate to the market that it operates sustainability across the business, with regards to how we treat ESG issues," Flutter said. "Going forward we will look to link our financing to sustainability issues and hopefully it becomes ...

ESG ratings "just opinions": Dimensional Fund Advisors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Demand for ESG investing is surging, as is interest in ESG data and ratings, but one fund manager likens ESG ratings to "opinions" and argues that investors would be better served by using underlying ESG data, rather than relying on generic ESG ratings. ...

Charter Hall hires group head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Charter Hall has hired Andrew Cole as group head of ESG. Cole joins from Lendlease Funds Management Australia, where he was the general manager, sustainability for five years. While at Lendlease, Cole was responsible for developing and integrating the ...

Climate change, diversity, inequality top engagement agenda: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues. T. Rowe Price has issued its third ESG annual report, and in discussing the key issues they raised with companies ...

Infrastructure manager joins Principles for Responsible Investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... service providers working together to put responsible investment into practice. The principles aim to provide a framework for ESG integration. "We are delighted to welcome TRUE Infrastructure Management to the PRI and applaud their recognition of how ...

EY names Oceania chief sustainability officer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... newly created role. Nelson's new role will become effective 1 July 2021. "We know that environmental, social and governance (ESG), sustainability and climate change are broad agendas impacting clients across their entire organisations, functions and ...

Investment Leadership Awards ESG winners revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical Investment and BetaShares Capital have taken top awards in the ESG category at the annual Financial Standard Investment Leadership Awards in Sydney. The awards, run by partner publication Financial Standard, recognise Australian investment ...

KiwiSaver exclusions not necessarily a performance drag: ISS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... service providers will have to screen out controversial weapons and fossil fuel companies as well as maintain a disclosed ESG policy. Further, the annual report for the default scheme must include information on actions taken over the year in relation ...