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Mercer nabs Aware sustainability expert

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... Shearman joins from the $160 billion superannuation giant Aware Super, where he spent three years as a responsible investment analyst. Before that, he was an ESG investments associate with the Royal Bank of Canada-owned BlueBay Asset Management, the ...

Legal loophole fail: compliance won't dodge risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 21 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... guides are spearheaded by the First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance (FNHPA) in partnership with the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) and the UN Global Compact Network Australia (UNGCNA). The initiative is supported by HESTA ...

Members beef up ESG checks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... working to make a positive impact in the world. The figures come from a new consumer study launched by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), in partnership with the member-owned bank Teachers Mutual Bank Limited alongside investment ...

Podcast: Making the SDGs count with Fiona Reynold

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
On today's episode, we are talking to the multi-hyphenate sustainability and responsible investment leader Fiona Reynolds about the intersection of the E and the S and why it matters for business. Fiona is an independent director and advisory board ...

Apostle promotes PM to investment lead

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... continue to oversee the development and implementation of Apostle's sustainable investment strategy and responsible investment initiatives. She will also be tasked with spearheading advocacy and engagement work with regulators, and industry partners ...

ESG indices linked to Myanmar junta

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... military-linked companies in their ESG-labelled funds but did not receive a response at the time of publishing. Responsible Investment Association of Australia (RIAA) co-chief executive Estelle Parker said RIAA's Armed Conflict Toolkit is applicable ...

Upward trends continue despite ESG backlash

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... led top practitioners to tread more carefully on asset allocations and geographical spread. The global responsible investment industry has in recent years faced a backlash surrounding environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) practices. However ...

Funds SA hires ESG expert

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Funds SA has appointed a new investment professional to sit within the responsible investment team. The investment arm of the South Australian government has welcomed Kana Thorpe to the newly created role of assistant portfolio manager for responsible ...

Looking beyond the gender pay gap

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... more a reflection of how men and women are represented in lower- or higher-paying roles," Belinda White, responsible investment specialist at First Sentier Investors told FS Sustainability. This means that the pay gap could be taken as proxy for where ...

PRI appoints RI ecosystem officers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has hired a chief RI ecosystems officer for the Americas and APAC and promoted another to a similar role covering the UK, Europe and India, Middle East and Africa. Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff is chief RI ecosystems ...