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Factor investing such as ESG strategies can be wise approach: AXA IM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2019  |  NEWS
... global head of responsible investment at the same presentation. Christensen noted that recent elections to European Parliament brought new members from Green Parties, which means that the push for sustainable and positive impact investment is only going ...

NZ Super to divest from gun manufacture investments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019  |  NEWS
... Zealand Superannuation, reflects the passing of the Arms (Prohibited Firearms, Magazines and Parts) Amendment Bill in Parliament on 10 April 2019. Under the Guardians' Responsible Investment Framework, decisions about ethical exclusions take account ...

Climate change high on agenda for Oliver Yates parliamentary bid

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAR 2019  |  NEWS
... across party lines as CEO of the CEFC in order preserve the existence of the corporation, skills that he would bring to Parliament as a member. "I was close to the independents in the Senate because that's how the CEFC survived," he noted. "I had good ...

Human rights, trust, climate risk top sustainability agenda for 2019

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019  |  NEWS
... Commission closing the curtain on its recent investigations and a few other things such as human rights legislation in Parliament, we are looking down the barrel of addressing corporate trust a lot more. What's interesting for us is that we see that ...

Investors discuss reporting on risks via Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 NOV 2018  |  NEWS
... Australia's Modern Slavery Act at RIAA 2018 annual conference The Modern Slavery Bill has passed the lower House of Parliament, and is under consideration by the Senate. It is widely expected that the bill will pass. The bill will require entities with ...

Sustainable Business Australia names John Hewson chair

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 OCT 2018  |  NEWS
... Federal Treasurers and the Prime Minister. He also served eight years as the Federal Member for Wentworth in the Federal Parliament during which time he also served as Shadow Finance Minister, Shadow Treasurer and Shadow Minister for Industry and Commerce ...

Konica Minolta on working towards ethical supply chain

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 JUL 2018  |  NEWS
With the recent introduction of the Modern Slavery Bill to Parliament, companies with annual turnover of $100 million are in line to report annually on their actions to address modern slavery in operations and the supply chain. The bill is widely expected ...

Reports analyse landscape for sustainability disclosures by corporate Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 6 JUL 2018  |  NEWS
... many statements by Geoff Summerhayes, John Price, the ASCI commissioner, the Hutley paper, and of course you have the Parliament itself and the consultation review, but it does beg the question, when do these institutions undertake a form of ESG review ...

Listed franchise companies facing structural reform risks

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 JUN 2018  |  NEWS
Listed franchise companies are facing structural reform to their legal relationship with franchisees, presenting potential regulatory risk to investment returns, according to Credit Suisse. Ed John, ACSI executive manager, governance, engagement and ...

Victoria to pilot investment plan, test Community Futures Investment Model

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAY 2018  |  NEWS
The Victorian government has allocated $5 million over the next four years to pilot an innovative investment model that is intended to bring institutional investment-level scale and capital to community-based investments. Gordon Noble, director of FenElpi ...