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Sustainability, fair trade organisations call for equitable COVID-19 recovery
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, the Global Compact Network Australia and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Australia, New Zealand and Pacific have issued a five point plan for a post-COVID-19 recovery. The three sustainably and fair ...
Australia "woefully unprepared": Australian Climate Roundtable
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Australia is "woefully unprepared for the scale of climate change threats that will emerge over the coming decades," and coordination of Australia's response to climate change should be managed by the National Cabinet, according to the Australian ...
HESTA issues Statement on Working with Indigenous Communities
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
HESTA will directly engage with 14 mining and energy companies on working with Indigenous communities, with a focus on understanding how companies manage risks associated with Indigenous heritage protection. In the wake of the destruction of the Juukan ...
Investing in healthcare yields financial, social returns: American Century
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Strong gains in healthcare stocks mean not only financial return, but also returns linked to positive impacts aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals, according to global fund manager American Century Investments. The American Century Health Care ...
More companies reporting on SDGs, but quality lacking: RMIT
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
A growing number of ASX-listed companies are reporting on commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but the quality of disclosure "remains lacking," according to a new report from RMIT University and the United Nations Association of ...
HSBC, Pollination Group to launch natural capital asset manager
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
HSBC Global Asset Management Limited and Pollination Group Holdings Limited have agreed to create a natural capital manager in a venture to mainstream natural capital as an asset class. HSBC Pollination Climate Asset Management "aims to offer investors ...
CFA Institute developing disclosure standards for ESG products
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
The CFA Institute is developing disclosure standards for investment products that have environmental, social and governance (ESG) features. Lisa Carroll, chief executive officer of the CFA Societies Australia The voluntary standard will primarily focus ...
Climate, modern slavery areas of engagement: Ethical Partners
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Climate issues and modern slavery were key issues of engagement for Ethical Partners Funds Management, which this week released its engagement report detailing activities over the past 12 months. Robyn Parkin, sustainability and advocacy, Ethical Partners ...
Walk Free launches human rights toolkit for business, investors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Walk Free, an initiative of the Minderoo Foundation, have launched a toolkit to help business and investors take action to improve human rights standards in their supply chains and combat forced labour, human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery. ...
Northern Trust expands ESG Insights risk analytics suite
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Northern Trust is expanding its environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk exposure analytics capabilities to include new reporting for key environmental data categories, including carbon footprinting. Serge Boccassini, product lead, Investment ...
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