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Super funds that invest responsibly draw market share: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... with 54% of funds reporting conducting direct engagement. Leading responsible investment super funds also employ a team of ESG/responsible investment staff, which allows them to deliver responsible investment in a more systematic manner than non-leaders ...

Best ESG super, investment products revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical, Nanuk Asset Management and HESTA took out gongs for ESG products in Money magazine's 2022 Best of the Best Awards. Australian Ethical was named best Australian shares ESG fund, with Alphinity Sustainable Share Fund and Pendal ...

ESG investing "fastest growing" priority for advisers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... priority area for advisers, according to new research from Investment Trends. Advisers have identified three challenges - ESG, capital protection and mounting compliance burden, according to the 2021 Adviser Product and Marketing Needs Report, a study ...

Perpetual launches active ESG ETF

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... the thematics and demands that we're seeing in the market for active investment capabilities," Gillespie said. "Obviously ESG is increasingly topical. "The Perpetual Ethical SRI fund is an Australian equity fund with an ESG overlay, and we're bringing ...

Failing to manage ESG a severe risk to business: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Failing to manage material ESG issues effectively will constitute a business failure by 2030, according to research from KPMG Australia. Increasing regulation and expectations from employees, customers and investors means businesses will have to transform ...

Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... Investors are reporting that managing exposures to modern slavery should be more than just a compliance model, said Emily Whelan, ESG advisory sales, UBS. "It's not just about toeing the line," Whelan said. "Any financial stakeholder - or any stakeholder ...

Willis Towers Watson names head of sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... of sustainable investment. Unger joined WTW in 2001 as a senior investment consultant. He is an advocate for incorporating ESG principles into investment strategies and framework. "Tim's experience and insights have driven exceptional portfolio strategies ...

Not all net zero targets created equal: Maple-Brown Abbott

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... is being said and what is actually being done, according to Georgia Hall, Maple-Brown Abbott Global Listed Infrastructure ESG Analyst. "A net zero target can mean lots of things, and for us it's important for us to gauge what the target is, and whether ...

Inconsistent data a challenge to ESG uptake: BNP Paribas Securities Services

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... note: This is the second in a three-part series of articles brought to you by BNP Paribas Securities Services Inconsistent ESG data that is hard to compare and apply to determining risk and return is one of the oft-cited challenges to further adoption ...

Assessing ESG risk, opportunity through the legal lens: Corrs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
As ESG risk and opportunities become integrated into mainstream corporate operations and expectations, the legal, financial and reputational consequences of "failing to robustly engage are likewise becoming increasingly serious," according to Corrs ...
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