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Fragmented ESG regulation in APAC a challenge: State Street

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The fragmented nature of ESG regulation in Asia Pacific leaves investors facing an "uphill struggle", according to State Street. There is less regulation governing ESG in APAC than in Europe, and the lack of a universally agreed approach has led to ...

Charter Hall signs green development loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Charter Hall has signed a $202 million certified green development loan to support the construction of a Melbourne development. Commonwealth Bank has served as sole financier and green coordinator for the Climate Bond Initiative-certified loan. The ...

La Trobe Financial goes carbon neutral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
La Trobe Financial Group has announced it is a carbon neutral business. La Trobe Financial has worked with independent advisers Carbon Neutral to measure emissions activities, using methodologies in accordance with the Greenhouse Gas Protocol from the ...

Australian companies under "extreme pressure" over ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Australian companies are under "extreme" pressure to improve ESG practices and corporate culture, integrate technology and strengthen reputations in the next 12 months, according to a survey from FTI Consulting. The FTI Consulting 2021 Resilience Barometer ...

AXA IM looks to launch forestry fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
AXA Investment Managers is planning to launch a forestry fund off the back of acquiring an Australian forestry asset earlier this year. In July, AXA Investment Managers' Alts team aquired 24,000 hectares of Australian woodland, the Green Triangle ...

Property manager announces further $500m SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Industry Super Property Trust (ISPT) said it will seek to have all its loans converted into sustainability linked loans (SLL), while announcing an additional $495 million SLL deal. Commonwealth Bank recently served as lender and joint sustainability ...

ESG integration challenged by regional regulation, data: Northern Trust

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Investors believe they will incorporate ESG factors over the next five years, but regional differences including regulation can present challenges for integration, according to Northern Trust. There are disparate approaches to the regulation of ESG ...

ING advises infrastructure company on green finance framework

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
A leading energy infrastructure provider has established a green finance framework that will align the company's net zero commitments with future finance needs. ING in Australia has developed the framework with leading energy infrastructure provider ...

Boards have responsibility to manage ethics

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Ethics and managing material ethical issues is a board responsibility, but directors can be at risk of having tunnel vision and not recognising the impacts of their decisions, according to the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership. Cranlana Centre ...

Janus Henderson launches sustainable ETF

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Janus Henderson has launched a global sustainable equity active ETF on the ASX. The Janus Henderson Global Sustainable Equity Active ETF (ticker 'FUTR') will invest in global companies "that are positioned to confront the challenges posed by megatrends ...