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New Forests hires head of sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 17 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Global forestry investments manager New Forests has hired a head of sustainability and created a new impact and advocacy business unit. Jo Saleeba joins as head of sustainability, after a short stint at FTSE Russell. She was the inaugural CEO of the ...

BlueScope sets net zero target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 16 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
BlueScope has announced a net zero 2050 target for its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions. The commitment is "highly dependent on several enablers, including the commerciality of emerging and breakthrough technologies, the availability of affordable ...

Improve ESG data, analytics to enhance decisions: SAS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Improving ESG data and analytics is key to making sustainability central to shareholder and corporate decisions, according to SAS. Currently, ESG data is still disparate, which limits the ways in which business decision makers can use it to inform strategic ...

Census "a missed opportunity" on key questions: Diversity Council Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
The Australian Census is a "missed opportunity" in omitting questions relating to sexual orientation and gender identity, as well as options for identifying ethnic ancestry, according to the Diversity Council of Australia. "The Census is an incredibly ...

Not all oil stocks are out on ESG grounds: Pendal Group

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Not all oil and gas companies are alike when it comes to ESG characteristics and transitioning to net zero, according to Pendal Group. As diversified oil and gas companies realign their operations towards a carbon-constrained future, investors have ...

ESG funds, ETPs see billion-dollar inflows

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Net flows to ESG funds and exchange traded products (ETPs) have shown strong growth overall in the last 12 months. According to research from Rainmaker Information, a net total of $1.9 billion have gone into ESG related unit trusts in the twelve months ...

Banks' role in global decarbonisation under spotlight

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Banks are uniquely exposed to the risks of climate change, but uniquely placed to drive the transition to a low carbon future, according to Aviva Investors. "Banks are essential for the global economy," said Aviva Investors senior ESG analyst Richard ...

Fund manager sets gender diversity target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
First Sentier Investors has set a target of 40% women in investment teams by 2033. First Sentier Investors' announcement comes as it becomes an inaugural signatory to the Financial Services Council Women in Investment Management Charter (WIM Charter). ...

Fidelity International nabs HESTA talent

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Daniela Jaramillo will join Fidelity International in the newly created role. As director, sustainable investing, she will work to further integrate sustainability considerations into the firm's investment process. Jaramillo will report to Jenn-Hui ...

Mercer names global head of sustainable investment research

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Mercer has created the role of global head of sustainable investment research as part of a global expansion in sustainable investment capabilities. Mercer has appointed Sarika Goel to the newly-created role of global head of sustainable investment research ...