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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 ...

Rest launches Sustainable Growth option

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... equities portion of the option feature positive and negative screens. It screens out companies involved in labour and human rights abuses, unethical supply chains, fossil fuels, animal cruelty, gender discrimination, tobacco, gambling, palm oil, controversial ...

Diversity, human rights, climate change lead agenda: ASI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Diversity and inclusion, human rights and climate change continue to be issues of engagement for Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI). In addition to joining the 40:40 Vision campaign, ASI has also developed its own diversity and inclusion expectation ...

Guide to assist financial sector in Modern Slavery risk management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
The financial services industry faces broad exposures to modern slavery and broader human rights risks due to its links to all industries around the world, requiring institutions to take a rigorous and systematic approach to assessing risks, according ...

Social premium on the rise: Federated Hermes

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... view on corporate culture, he noted. "Does a company have an appropriate health and safety process, do they have a human rights policy," Grant said. "Third party providers will track that, but does it look like it's just ticking the boxes? To assess ...

Rio leadership overhaul aimed at restoring trust, license to operate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... Brynn further noted that shareholders and stakeholders are looking to Rio to realign its culture and behaviour with human rights and climate commitments. "Will Rio Tinto respect the wishes of Apache people of Arizona, or will they proceed with copper ...

The articles you read in 2020

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... social and governance issues, ranging from the link between workers made more vulnerable by the pandemic and overall human rights and modern slavery to the impacts of climate change. This year tested every principle of sustainability, from the bushfires ...