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J.P. Morgan Asset Management launches ESG integration policy statement
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 14 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has launched a new integrated ESG policy statement for its global funds management business. Jennifer Wu, global head of sustainable investing, J.P. Morgan Asset Management The new ESG policy includes a proprietary 10-point ...
MSCI climate tool provides new data for private real estate assets
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
MSCI has launched a new product designed to provide investors with deeper climate risk data around private real estate assets. MSCI Real Estate Climate Value-at-Risk (VaR) provides a forward-looking and return-based valuation assessment to measure climate-related ...
KPMG outlines focus on gender diversity in ASX201-300 company boards
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
In order to increase gender diversity on ASX201-300 company boards, existing board members should look beyond traditional pools of candidates and focus on building the pipeline in executive and upper management, according to research from KPMG. Sarah ...
First State Super targets 30% emissions reduction in equities portfolio
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
First State Super has set targets to reduce carbon emissions in its equities portfolio and will divest from thermal coal miners as part of a Climate Change Portfolio Transition Plan. Liza McDonald, head of responsible investment at First State Super. ...
Consortium participants identify impact characteristics of AAP investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The consortium of philanthropists and investors behind the purchase of the AAP Newswire have labelled the transaction an impact investment motivated by a desire to protect media diversity in Australia. The deal that was announced earlier this month ...
Carbon emissions need to peak "as soon as possible": AXA IM
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Global carbon emissions could fall by more than 5% in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but it would take a COVID-19-like event every year until 2050 to limit global warming to 1.5c in temperature rise, according AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM). Lise ...
Local Government Super certified carbon neutral by Climate Active
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Climate Active has certified that Local Government Super is certified carbon neutral. LGS is one of five Australian super funds to actively hold this certification. According to the certification, LGS has met all the requirements of the Climate Active ...
AustralianSuper names Tom Garcia head of financial crime
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
AustralianSuper has appointed Tom Garcia as head of financial crime, security and resilience. Tom Garcia, head of financial crime, security and resilience, AustralianSuper Garcia joined AustralianSuper in March 2017 as head of product and moved to his ...
Australian Unity launches green bond fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Australian Unity has launched a new green bond fund seeded with cornerstone investments from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and clients from Crestone Wealth Management. Bill Bovingdon, CIO Altius Asset Management The Australian Unity Green ...
Data enhances case for ESG as separate, interrelated factor to quality
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
With material environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues increasingly demonstrating their impact on companies' ability to generate long term value for investors, fund managers are making the case that ESG can augment quality signals ...
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