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Net zero targets shift investments, narrative for funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Setting net zero targets in superannuation fund portfolios can be a way to frame investment activities for stakeholders including member and investee companies, as well as protecting members' long-term retirement outcomes. Representatives from UniSuper ...

Building real asset future with climate in mind: AXA IM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Understanding of climate change's impact on real estate and infrastructure assets has become more sophisticated, shifting from merely meeting regulatory standards to shaping future demand for real assets, according to AXA IM Real Assets. Considerations ...

Christian Super, Australian Ethical to explore merger

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Christian Super has signed a memorandum of understanding with Australian Ethical for a potential merger, after having been directed by APRA to merge. Both parties will conduct due diligence prior to confirming merger details, which would see Christian ...

Australian Retirement Trust hires head of sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Australian Retirement Trust has hired an ESG industry heavyweight in its first major appointment since finalising its merger in late February. Nicole Bradford joins Australian Retirement Trust as head of sustainable investment. She will join from Cbus ...

ISSB launches draft sustainability disclosure standards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 4 APR 2022  |  NEWS
The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) has moved one step closer to the creation of a unified set of sustainability disclosures with the release of two drafts covering general sustainability-related disclosure requirements and specific ...

Banksia Foundation National Awards highlight sustainable innovation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2022  |  NEWS
An organisation that uses wool waste as a sustainable packaging alternative to polystyrene plastic has taken out the Gold Banksia Award at the 33 rd annual Banksia National Sustainability Awards. Planet Protector Packaging received both the Agriculture ...

Janus Henderson launches net zero active ETF

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Janus Henderson Investors has launched a net zero active ETF on the ASX. The Janus Henderson Net Zero Transition Resources Active ETF (JZRO) is the fund manager's third active ETF in Australia and seeks to provide exposure to a diversified portfolio ...

Call to catalyse Australia's green hydrogen industry

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Australia has all the building blocks to produce globally competitive, clean hydrogen for domestic and international markets, but there are critical success factors needed to catalyse the industry, according to PwC. PwC recently issued Getting H2 Right ...

QIC adds office fund to net zero commitment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
QIC has upped the ante on its 2028 net zero carbon emissions goals for its real estate holdings by adding its more than $300 million office fund to the commitment. The $328 million QIC Office Fund (QOF) is part of QIC's $17.2 billion real estate portfolio ...

"Alarming" lack of capex alignment to 1.5C goals: Climate Action100+

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The most carbon intensive companies in the world are not explicitly aligning their future capex plans with long-term greenhouse gas emission targets, Climate Action 100+ has found. New assessments released today by Climate Action 100+ show some corporate ...