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Downer inks $1.4 billion sustainability-linked debt facility
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Downer EDI Limited has established a $1.4 billion syndicated sustainability linked loan facility, linked to environmental and social metrics. The new facility will refinance Downer's debt platform and comprises three, four, five and six year tranches. ...
Sharp increase in food waste: Rabobank Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The impact of COVID-19 has also hit Australia's progress in reducing food waste, leading to a jump in the amount of food Australian households are throwing out, according to Rabobank Australia. Rabobank Australia released its 2020 Food Waste Report ...
Best ESG super products recognised
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
An industry superannuation fund has been recognised for its investment leadership and best superannuation fund product in the annual Money magazine Best of the Best Awards. HESTA was named best innovation for ESG investment leadership, and Best ESG ...
Assessing climate research as part of fund manager performance
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
A number of fund managers have weighed in on the systemic risks of climate change and their impacts on portfolios, communities and economies. These reports are read with keen interest by many, with asset consultants seeking to analyse that the conclusions ...
Companies expect increase in sales linked to sustainability: HSBC
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Companies in Australia expect an increase in sales as a direct result of efforts to incorporate sustainability in their business, according to a survey from HSBC. According to HSBC's Navigator survey, 84% of Australian companies expect sales growth ...
ESG funds continue strong performance: Rainmaker
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
ESG superannuation fund options continued to outperform in the latest Rainmaker Information league tables. The Rainmaker ESG Diversified Index returned an unchanged 0.6% over the 12-month period to the end of October 2020, outperforming the MySuper ...
Aviva Investors launches climate transition equity fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Aviva Investors has launched a fund a climate-change fund that tilts towards companies transitioning to a low carbon economy. The Aviva Investors Climate Transition Global Equity Fund is benchmarked to outperform the MSCI All Countries World Index by ...
Global fund manager joins Climate Action 100+
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The world's third largest asset manager will join Climate Action 100+, the world's largest investor engagement initiative on climate change. State Street Global Advisors, which has nearly USD $3.2 trillion in assets under management (AUM), will sign ...
Capital raisings, remuneration impact proxy vote: Dimensional
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The management of institutional placements during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a strong topic of engagement during this year's AGM season, according to Dimensional Fund Advisors. Governance remains a key source of analysis ...
Integrating climate impacts in quant strategies: Acadian Asset Management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
With countries and countries setting targets for emissions reductions in line with the Paris Agreements, investors are already seeing impacts on valuations, according to Acadian Asset Management. Acadian is a global quantitative fund manager that integrates ...
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