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Assessing buy now pay later sector through an ESG lens

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The fast-growing buy now pay later (BNPL) sector has attracted investor and consumer interest and has led many entrants to jump into the Australian market. Yet investors and financial counsellors are raising concerns about the structure of BNPL products ...

Hostplus announces four board appointments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... Maules Creek coal mine, for example, is one of Australia's most controversial mining projects." Market Forces campaigner Rachel Dean noted that the petition to pressure Hostplus to remove Vaile is part of a wider campaign by members, with Hostplus ...

Tracking ESG impact in emerging markets improving: American Century

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Companies in emerging markets are moving up the curve on integrating ESG information quickly, but disclosing material ESG risks is still a challenge, according to American Century investments. All emerging market equity funds at American Century integrate ...

QSuper members call for greater climate action

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The lawyers that represented Mark McVeigh in his landmark case against REST Super have written a letter to QSuper on behalf of two members who want that fund to strengthen its climate change risk management. Equity Generation Lawyers has written to ...

IGCC names new CEO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) has hired a new chief executive officer. Rebecca Mikula-Wright joins IGCC from the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC), where she has been executive director for almost five years. Mikula-Wright ...

IOSCO calls for comparable, reliable ESG reporting standards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is calling for greater consistency, comparability and reliability of sustainability reporting for investors. IOSCO is the global standard setter for securities regulation, and is a forum ...

Investors outline roadmap for mandatory climate disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Major global investor networks including the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) have outlined a plan to bring mandatory financial disclosure of climate change risks to Australia by the end of four years. IGCC, CDP and the Principles for Responsible ...

Hostplus ESG head jumps to HESTA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
HESTA has hired Kim Farrant as general manager responsible investment. She will report to head of impact Mary Delahunty and will be responsible for working within the investment management team to progress HESTA's responsible investment strategy and ...

Wesfarmers taps former Coca-Cola Amatil exec for board role

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Wesfarmers has announced the appointment of Alison Watkins to its board. Watkins will assume the role in September. Most recently, she has worked as group managing director of Coca-Cola Amatil for seven years, stepping down on 10 May 2021 following ...

Profile: Fiona Reynolds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
When Fiona Reynolds arrived in London nearly nine years ago to start in her new role as CEO of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), she still had to explain in presentations that ESG wasn't merely a "tree-hugging side issue," ...