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Webinar: Do ESG portfolios outperform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 APR 2022  |  NEWS
... compliance Alex Dunnin and head of investment research John Dyall as well as FS Sustainability managing editor Rachel Alembakis. With investors and super fund members focusing on ESG funds and the resources going into it, this webinar explores whether ...

Redpoint poaches PMs from ART

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Redpoint Investment Management has poached from Australian Retirement Trust (ART) to augment its impact investing capability. Hunter Page and Chris Parks join Redpoint as portfolio managers. At ART, Page was responsible for managing the socially responsible ...

Calls to strengthen Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Australia's Modern Slavery Act is under review for impact and effectiveness, and investors have a role to play in both potentially strengthening the statutory obligations as well as impacting on an issue that is getting worse globally. A panel of experts ...

Biodiversity risk goes to heart of finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Biodiversity is a quickly emerging risk and opportunity for investors and companies, but addressing the materiality of ecosystem and dependencies is complex and goes to the heart of finance, according to a panel of experts. There is a clear drive to ...

New gas projects at risk under strong climate action: IGCC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
New Australian gas projects may have weaker returns if countries and companies implement policies in accordance with 1.5°C, Paris-aligned climate scenarios, according to research by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC). IGCC's new report ...

Australian Ethical names heavyweights to investment committee

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical has made three senior hires for its investment committee. Sean Henaghan is the current CIO of Aurora Capital and former CIO of AMP Capital Multi-Asset Group, and has proven leadership of a substantial investment business with over ...

Alcoa alumina refining project receives ARENA funding

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) and Western Australia's Clean Energy Future Fund (CEFF) have backed a pilot by Alcoa of Australia to trial new carbon reduction technology in refining. Alcoa of Australia will test electric calcination ...

Hejaz Income Fund AUM up more than 50%

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 12 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Hejaz Financial Services' income fund has grown by 58% year on year due to strong inflows and financial return. The Hejaz Income Fund is reporting $75 million in assets under management, said Hejaz Financial Services COO Muzzammil Dhedhy. Since its ...

Labor election pledge on YFYS performance test

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Shadow Assistant Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Financial Services and Superannuation Stephen Jones said that elected, a Labor government would review the Your Future Your Super (YFYS) performance test because of "unintended and negative consequences" ...

Igneo sets 2023 climate targets for infrastructure companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Infrastructure manager Igneo Infrastructure Partners has set a 2023 deadline for all portfolio companies to develop net zero roadmaps with short- and medium-term targets on progress. Igneo is First Sentier Investors' direct infrastructure business. ...