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Investors, assemble: Climate League launched
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... joined Climate League 2030 as foundational supporters. The initiative is being coordinated by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC). "Climate change poses systemic risks to the Australian economy that threatens our prosperity," said Emma Herd ...
Fund manager creates, hires for ESG role
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 13 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... worked extensively at McKinsey Global Institute where he contributed to a wide range of research, including on climate change, the impact of changing technology and the future of work. At Alphinity, Mironeko focuses on information technology and chemical ...
Asset owner, engagement organisation in ESG hires
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... governance, engagement and policy, ACSI. "We're coming out of restrictions and given everything going on with climate change and modern slavery and issues of corporate culture, we're keen to hire in to the team," John noted. "Even during COVID ...
PRI recgonises leaders for climate reporting
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... and opportunities, the PRI said. "We want signatories to feel empowered to respond to the challenges presented by climate change," said Fiona Reynolds, CEO PRI. "To address the much-needed shift in signatory behaviour to?incorporate?climate risks, we ...
Climate, worker rights rise up ESG agenda: Perennial
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... driver for the business going forward. The bushfires in late 2019/early 2020 and subsequent floods have brought climate change to the forefront for corporates. Climate risk and management of emissions is an area of engagement for Perennial, noted Emilie ...
Governance key concern for AGM season: Dimensional Fund Advisors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... executive pay is not excessive and is aligned with the company's performance, and monitoring the costs of additional climate change disclosures against the potential benefits," he said. "We will engage with management to better understand issues or share ...
PRI executive appointed to European Platform on Sustainable Finance
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... globally, in advancing responsible investment." Before joining the PRI in 2015, Fabian was CEO of the Investor Group on Climate Change. Prior to working at IGCC, Fabian worked for two and a half years as head of ESG research at Regnan, an ESG engagement ...
Woolworths commits to ambitious GHG emissions cuts
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
... consistent with the contribution Woolworths Group needs to make to align with the Paris Agreement's goal of limiting climate change to 1.5 degrees on 2015 levels. Woolworths said they are implementing a number of programs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions ...
Northern Trust outlines social, environmental challenges to road ahead
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
... addition to the need to reprioritising capitalism away from a "winner takes all mentality and the continued impacts of climate change, Northern Trust outlined other themes that will impact the global economy - changes to global growth that prioritise ...
Opinion: Australian super funds could benefit from US ESG policy move
RAEWYN WILLIAMS  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
... and solely reflect the writer's opinion. As Australian super funds build a reputation as strong advocates for climate change action, disturbing events in the US should make the industry grateful that the regulator, APRA, is party to the cause. Since ...