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Super funds file Modern Slavery Statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... is the way to go." Carlsson also predicted that there would be increased collaboration on modern slavery and grave human rights issues through investors sharing information, and also partnering with NGOs on the ground in areas where modern slavery is ...

Extreme weather, human rights intensifying ESG focus: Janus Henderson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The impacts of environmental and social crises such as extreme weather events and human rights in the supply chain are intensifying the engagement on ESG topics with companies, according to Janus Henderson. Pointing to current weather crises such as ...

Profile: Fiona Reynolds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... brought social to the fore, Reynolds said. "There's a long way to go, until people properly integrate issues like human rights into their investment process," she said. "But the pandemic has helped that. There is plenty to do, but the fundamentals are ...

ASX200 sexual harassment transparency needed: ACSI

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... report, Equality across the board: Investing in workplaces that work for everyone, was undertaken by the Australian Human Rights Council (AHRC) and commissioned by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). AHRC sex discrimination commissioner ...

Advisers seek education, clarification on ESG investing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... management, and sustainable water. The top three issues users searched for to avoid in their investments were fossil fuels, human rights abuses and armaments. Investment Trends asked advisers about the tools they need to provide ESG advice to clients. ...

War, vice and climate: assessing investors ethical stands

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... Millennials/Gen Y, (DOB 1980-1996) and Gen Z (1997-2015). Nucleus Wealth aggregated 25 ethical screens into seven groups - human rights, war, climate, vice, religion, health and animal rights. According to responses, only a third (31%) of Gen Ys chose ...

Brokers recognised for excellence in ESG research

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... excellence in ESG research at the 11 th annual ESG Research Australia Awards. Research reports covering modern slavery and human rights were recognised for informing and driving more responsible investment in Australia last year. The ESG RA Awards are ...

AICD presses case for stakeholder role in governance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, as well as activists and community groups on matters such as climate change, human rights and workforce culture. The guide notes that management should lead day-to-day stakeholder engagement, but the board's ...

Steep rise in demand for ESG wealth management products: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... and wealth relationships. EY found that with climate change and carbon emissions (47%), better worker welfare and human rights (29%), and air and water pollution (24%) the top three ESG issues with Australians. Nearly 80% of wealth clients globally reported ...

Responsible investors called to action on First Nations Peoples

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... Sustainability, RIAA has established a new First Nations Peoples Working Group (FNPWG), under the auspices of RIAA's Human Rights Working Group. The group has a three-fold purpose to help: address and advance the rights of First Nations peoples and ...