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Australia on global list for deforestation hotspots: WWF
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Eastern Australia is one of the top 24 global deforestation front, making Australia the only developed nation on a list from the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). WWF's new report Deforestation fronts: Drivers and responses in a changing world , names ...
ESG funds show strong risk-adjusted returns: Rainmaker
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Superannuation funds with ESG characteristics show strong risk adjusted returns, according to new research from Rainmaker Information. Assessing median results of superannuation fund options, Rainmaker Information has found that ESG returned a median ...
Australian Ethical tops $5 billion in assets under management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical Investment has surpassed $5 billion in funds under management, a growth figure that sets the company up to push further into existing markets and develop its relationships in the advisory space. Australian Ethical's funds under ...
SGX hires head of sustainability
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Singapore Exchange (SGX) has hired Herry Cho to a newly created position of managing director, head of sustainability and sustainable finance. Cho will report to SGX CEO Loh Boon Chye, and joins 8 February. Her appointment is the latest stage in SGXs ...
SSGA to use proxy vote over ethnic, racial diversity
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Racial and ethnic inequity is a systemic risk that "threatens lives, companies, communities, and our economy," according to one of the largest global fund managers. State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) president and CEO Cyrus Taraporevala has issued ...
Global fund managers unite to accelerate natural capital investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 12 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management and two international fund managers have founded an initiative to accelerate investment in natural capital. The Natural Capital Investment Alliance has been established by the Prince of Wales as part of his ...
Australia's Paris Agreement carbon commitments criticised
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
The Australian government's updated Nationally Determined Contribution to cutting carbon emissions under the Paris Agreement has drawn criticism for remaining substantially unchanged from its earlier commitments. Australia submitted its updated commitments ...
Tech platform to assist ASX companies in ESG reporting
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Small and medium sized ASX listed companies can measure, monitor and report their material environmental, social and governance (ESG) exposures through a new technology platform linked to the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s ESG Global Standard Metrics. ...
Water, water risk everywhere: DWS
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Water presents a severe investment risk but also a transformational investment opportunity, according to DWS. DWS noted that investors will have to address water risks both as fiduciaries for clients' investment and to deploy capital for sustainable ...
Climate, governance and supply chain top 2021 priorities: BofA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Climate change and renewables, governance, and supply chains are the top 2021 priorities for institutional investors, according to a recent survey from Bank of America. "We expected climate to be important because everything is moving in that direction ...
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