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The challenge of evaluating impact investing's fundamentals

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Defining positive impact is a challenge for investors, and advisers need to evaluate fund managers' impact claims against their intentionality, the measurability of social or environmental impact, and the manager's contribution towards that impact ...

Westpac, CEFC join Australian Industry ETI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Westpac and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) have joined the Australian Industry Energy Transitions Initiative (Australian Industry ETI). The Australian Industry ETI is a coalition of industry and finance organisations focusing on accelerating ...

Cyber security, COVID and climate change cap CEO concerns

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Cybersecurity risk, COVID-19 and climate change are the top three threats to growth, according to Australia's CEOs. PwC has issued the 25 th CEO survey, which included the views of 50 Australian CEOs as part of the cohort. Overall, Australia's CEOs ...

Climate change a macro trend, driving secular themes: J. P. Morgan Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Climate change is a mega-trend that is driving long-term secular themes, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Josh Berelowitz, portfolio manager, macro strategies team at J.P. Morgan Asset Management said that climate change, widespread technology ...

Responsible investment funds surge past $100 billion: Plan For Life

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
The responsible investment managed funds market across Australia and New Zealand has surged past the $100 billion mark for the first time, according to data from Plan For Life. According to the Plan For Life market overview for the quarter ending September ...

Inflows to sustainability options on BT platforms double

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Net inflows into sustainable investment options have more than doubled in the year to June 2021, BT reported in its quarterly update. There is strong demand from advisers for ESG solutions - 82% of advisers are interested in ESG solutions for their ...

ANZ takes $50 million stake in Pollination Group

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
ANZ is investing $50 million for a minority equity stake in specialist climate change and nature-based solutions investment and advisory firm Pollination Group. ANZ and Pollination announced that they will form a new strategic partnership to deliver ...

Using ESG signals part of shorting strategy: Plato Investment Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Using ESG signals to short high carbon-emitting companies that have a strong likelihood of underperforming is a key strategy of Plato Investment Management's new active net zero long/short hedge fund. The Plato Global Net Zero Hedge Fund aims to outperform ...

CEFC, super funds allocate to IFM Investors private equity fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has allocated $80 million towards an IFM Investors private equity fund. The IFM Investors Private Equity Growth Partners Fund invests in Australian-based mid-market growth companies and aims to accelerate ...

Vision Super appoints new board member

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Vision Super has appointed Vijaya Vaidyanath its board. Vaidyanath was nominated to the Vision Super Board by the Municipal Association of Victoria (MAV). She has more than 25 years of executive leadership roles in the local government sector as well ...