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RIAA rules out nuclear weapons, e-cigarettes in responsible investments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... not misleading 3. Avoids significant harm - as a minimum requirement 4. Accounts for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues 5. Mandatory disclosures - holdings, performance, benchmark, investable universe, sustainability outcomes and engagement ...

Citi launches sustainability-linked supply chain finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... at better interest rates to their suppliers that perform well on various E, S and G metrics - or as an incentive to improve ESG performance. Citi uses EchoVadis to assess supplier companies against a broad range of ESG criteria to obtain an overall rating ...

AI-based trading platform to integrate ESG data

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Jaaims, an AI-based trading platform, has boosted its algorithmic trading functionality by integrating ESG data and scores into its system. Jaaims allows users to buy and sell stocks using a proprietary AI algorithm that integrates analysis of fundamental ...

COP26 week two: impacts for Australians

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... and transport, bringing to the fore specific commitments relating to how climate change impacts on people as well as planet. ESG and climate specialists who spoke with FS Sustainability say that these commitments have implications on company value and ...

APAC investors taking decarbonisation action: SSGA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... change, and see it as being in line with their roles as fiduciaries, said SSGA senior managing director and global head of ESG and sustainable investing Karen Wong. "What's interesting is that on climate change itself, there is some realisation that ...

BetaShares launches ethical SMAs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... September 2021 after increasing 76% or $54 billion through the previous 12 months. BetaShares' ETHI recently won an award in the ESG category at the annual Financial Standard Investment Leadership Awards. BetaShares won in the ESG category for international ...

Regulatory action on ESG a key concern for investors: BNP Paribas Securities Services

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... three-part series of articles brought to you by BNP Paribas Securities Services Regulation and action by regulators around ESG-themed financial products is a key concern for investors and fund managers. With fragmented approaches to ESG regulations ...

COP26 commitments on methane to impact infrastructure: ClearBridge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... integrate climate change risks and opportunities into their portfolio process. ClearBridge takes a three-pillar approach to ESG analysis in infrastructure. The listed equities manager uses ESG to model cash flow impacts of sustainability and perform ...

COP26 week one: what Australians need to know

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... inventory methodologies to quantify methane emissions, with a particular focus on high emission sources. Maple-Brown Abbott ESG analyst Georgia Hall notes that actively managing fugitive methane emissions is critical to achieving net zero commitments ...

Board of the future to face more ESG issues: Governance Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Boards of the future will have to be agile, will most likely serve shorter tenures and will have to manage critical ESG issues, according to a report from the Governance Institute of Australia. The Governance Institute has released the Future of the ...