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Global fund manager launches local climate transition fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... but up until now haven't been able to pursue those opportunities." The strategy enables the incorporation of climate change considerations into a rules-based equity solution and revolves around five distinct climate-aware components that aims to ...
Global digitalisation impacting environmental, social factors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 23 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... its approach to ESG factors. "Everything starts with consideration of the environmental and social megatrends - climate change and resource constraints, and when we talk about resource constraints, we talk about all resources, air land, minerals, biodiversity ...
What's in a name: evaluating the goals behind net zero targets
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... and fund managers talk about increased engagement through bodies like Climate Action 100+, the Investor Group on Climate Change and others, and talk about making investments towards companies that are either implementing strategies to reduce their own ...
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 ...
Industry fund sets bar higher with Net Zero timing
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
An industry superannuation fund has set the most ambitious climate change related target yet, aiming to attain a carbon neutral investment portfolio in nine years. The $12.8 billion NGS Super has set a target of carbon neutrality by 2030. The target ...
Social issues come to fore in 2020: Ausbil
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Modern slavery, climate change and decarbonisation, engagement with indigenous people, waste and good corporate culture were key topics of engagement for Ausbil Investment Management. Ausbil recently released its engagement report covering its activities ...
Serving up meat's sustainability risks, opportunities
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The global meat supply chain carries risks including animal welfare, occupational health and safety and climate change, but companies around the world across the supply chain are enhancing their disclosures and practices. Global fund manager Robeco ...
Economist urges drastic action on climate change policy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Not having a strong federal policy on climate change and a pathway to move to zero carbon emissions by 2050 brings continued risk to Australia's economic growth long term, according to the head of one the leading economic think tanks. Danielle Wood ...
C-suite executives cite climate as top risk to growth: EY
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's C-suite executives worry more about climate change as the top risk to growth, beating out COVID-19, according to EY. That puts Australian executives in a unique position over other global executives, which still view the pandemic as ...
Calculating the social cost of carbon: Dimensional Fund Advisors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... cost of future damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions can be used to estimate a price as a basis for generating climate change policy as well as considering impacts on companies, according to Dimensional Fund Advisors. Joseph Chi, head of responsible ...