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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 ...

Unclear rules pose investment risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... gas project approval. Contradictory approvals processes pose a risk of investment security downgrading, responsible investment and sustainability specialist Desiree Lucchese tells FS Sustainability. While this doesn't matter much to short-term investors ...

Stewardship resources should double

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... report from the Thinking Ahead Institute (TAI), commissioned by the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The research comes out of a technical working group of PRI members and a survey of 69 entities with US$16 trillion ...

ESG jobs in 2024: Salaries, career tips and more

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
In this episode of The Greener Way, we hear from Simon Gvalda, manager of the ESG and Responsible Investment Recruitment team at Kaizen Recruitment, which recently released its much-awaited salary guide for ESG roles in 2024. Join senior journalist ...

Member accuses UniSuper of greenwashing

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... complaint to ASIC in relation to certain holdings. The member believes UniSuper marketing two of its three responsible investment options as 'sustainable' places too much onus on individual members to investigate further how returns are generated in ...

RIAA: Fund flows, greenwashing, AI and disability inclusion

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... companies and financiers are grappling with what to do next. To help practitioners navigate changing tides, the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA) held a conference in Sydney last week, where more than 800 attendees had the opportunity ...