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ACSI announces new president, deputy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Debby Blakey has been appointed the new president of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). The HESTA CEO replaces Ian Silk, the outgoing chief executive of AustralianSuper. Michelle Gardiner, trustee director of Care Super, will ...

Global fund manager launches bond impact strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A global fund manager has launched a global impact bond strategy. Nuveen's Global Core Impact Bond strategy will allocate towards best-in-class ESG leading issuers and securities that provide direct and measurable environmental or social impact. The ...

New Forests acquires US timber asset

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
New Forests has acquired a 63,000 hectare forest as part of a sustainable forest strategy. New Forests acquired the Hilt-Siskiyou Forest, a mixed-conifer forest along the California and Oregon border, from the Fruit Growers Supply Company (FGS) alongside ...

Schroders names APAC sustainability heads

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Schroders has appointed a head of sustainability strategy, APAC and a head of ESG integration, Asia Pacific as part of building a four-person APAC sustainability team. Mervyn Tang will join Schroders in late July as the new head of sustainability strategy ...

Royal Adelaide Hospital locks in $2bn social, green loans

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The Royal Adelaide Hospital has secured $2.2 billion in social and green loan refinance. Commonwealth Bank served as joint sustainability coordinator on a $2.2 billion loan for Celsus, the consortium responsible for designing, financing, constructing ...

ASIC reviewing greenwashing in financial products

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
ASIC is reviewing whether sustainability labelled super funds and managed fund are as they claim to be, with the aim of establishing how much greenwashing is present in the Australian market. Currently, there is no regulated definition of ESG, sustainability/green/responsible ...

Cooper Energy announces carbon neutral certification

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A listed ASX company has announced it is the first carbon neutral domestic gas producer. Cooper Energy said it has been certified carbon neutral by independent firm Climate Active, meaning it has achieved net-zero carbon emissions for its organisational ...

Ethical fund manager sees 50% spike in AUM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A leading ethical fund manager's assets under management increased by more than 50% in the 2020-2021 financial year. Australian Ethical's funds under management leapt to $6.07 billion, a 12% increase for the March quarter, and a 56% increase for the ...

Charting a course to net zero: Neuberger Berman

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
For super funds and other asset owners, setting a net zero decarbonisation target is just the first step in a complex process, according to Neuberger Berman. Neuberger Berman notes that given the physical impacts of climate change and the business risks ...

Zenith completes rollout of ESG classification framework

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Zenith Investment Partners has finished identifying almost 900 funds against its responsible investment classification. Zenith has assessed 878 funds on its approved product list (APL) against its responsible investment framework, which works on five ...