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Morningstar boosts ESG focus with new hire

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... sustainable investment community initiatives across the APAC region including leading working groups at responsible investment groups such as RIAA. "I am pleased to have Michelle join the team at an important time for our clients as they grapple with ...

Aus Ethical gets ex-PRI chief

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... with over $10 billion in funds under management has appointed ex-CEO of the UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) to its board. Fiona Reynolds joins Australian Ethical Superannuation with more than three decades of experience in responsible ...

Podcast: Beyond ESG - UN PRI stewardship and engagement initiatives with David Atkin

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... no responsible investor or asset manager should tread alone. The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI or PRI) is an international network of more than 5000 financial institutions with over US$121 trillion in assets under ...

Women continue to lag in asset management

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... progress made. Now's the time to double down and accelerate momentum," Beattie said. Rest Super senior responsible investment analyst Stacey Sellwood said support mechanisms are vital. "Leaders' can be pivotal in encouraging women to stretch themselves ...

Sustainable Finance Roadmap to turbocharge investment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... Funds of Australia (ASFA), Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia), and Responsible Investment Association of Australia (RIAA), signalled their support. Superannuation firms and asset managers, including Adamantem Group ...

Active Super found guilty of greenwashing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... that the fund wouldn't invest in Russia due to the invasion of Ukraine. For example, an Active Super Responsible Investment report highlighted "RUSSIA OUT" as a country exclusion. That report revealed that Active Super held investments in Russian ...

abrdn strengthens sustainability function

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... said. Chief sustainability officer Amanda Young exited the firm in mid-May after joining in 2013 as head of responsible investment. This follows CEO Stephen Bird's shock departure news in late May. Finance chief Jason Windsor will take over Bird's reigns ...

Sustainable Finance Taxonomy open for consultation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... electricity generation and supply; minerals, mining and metals; and construction and the built environment. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) Co-CEO Estelle Parker said the news is a milestone in Australia's sustainable finance ...

Govt moves timetable on power station closure

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 27 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... it makes up 40%. Australia is "lagging" and needs to move beyond "aging and aged" coal and gas assets, responsible investment and sustainability specialist Desiree Lucchese told FS Sustainability. "Australia is falling behind on clean energy and losing ...

ESG demand still high for advisers

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... political spectrum want to preserve the environment and care about human rights. According to data from the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA), 88% of Australians expect that their banking and superannuation funds will be invested ...
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