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Wesfarmers director to retire
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Wesfarmers has announced that Diane Smith-Gander will retire as a non-executive director of the company at the company's November AGM. Smith-Gander will retire by rotation and will not seek re-election at the 12 November election. Wesfarmers Chairman ...
Chronos Sustainability appoints Arisa Kishigami
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Specialist sustainability advisory firm Chronos Sustainability has appointed Arisa Kishigami as a?specialist advisor on sustainable investment. Based in Tokyo, Kishigami is an experienced sustainability practitioner. She previously worked for FTSE Russell ...
Governance Institute backs recommendations for virtual AGMs
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
The Governance Institute of Australia is backing recommendations from a Senate committee to amend the Corporations Act to allow virtual and hybrid annual general meetings. The Senate Select Committee on Financial Technology and Regulatory Technology ...
Superannuation funds accelerate climate action: ClimateWorks
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Superannuation funds' efforts to address climate change risks are accelerating in Australia, according to a report examining the 20 largest funds. ClimateWorks Australia's Net Zero Momentum Tracker for the superannuation sector https://www.climateworksaustralia.org/resource/net-zero-momentum-tracker-superannuation-sector/ ...
ARENA, CEFC changes open door to CCS, hydrogen investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
The federal government will extend a fresh $1.62 billion to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) to invest, and will change the legislative remit of ARENA and the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) towards investing in carbon capture ...
Climate change to bring more frequent, intense weather: IAG
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Climate change will cause more fires, hailstorms and cyclones across Australia, resulting in greater property, personal and economic damage, and hardship for Australian communities, warns insurer IAG. IAG has released the second edition of the Severe ...
Ardea, UTS partnership to bring AI to fixed income analysis
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management has launched a new research partnership with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) that will apply machine learning to areas including climate change and government bond investing. The Ardea + ...
IIG launches alternative fund-of funds impact strategy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Impact Investment Group (IIG) has launched a $70 million fund of funds impact investment fund aimed at providing income yield, return and positive social and environmental impacts. The Impact Alternatives Fund will include a mix of investments covering ...
RealIndex appoints former Acadian executive
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Systematic equities manager Realindex Investments has hired Joanna Nash to the newly created role of senior quantitative portfolio manager. Nash has 13 years' quantitative investment experience including senior roles at Acadian, where she was a ...
Global sustainability standards bodies launch shared vision, goals
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Five global organisations responsible for setting sustainability-related frameworks and standards have joined together to publish a shared vision for what is needed for more comprehensive corporate reporting. CDP, the Climate Disclosure Standards Board ...
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