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Using the SDGs to develop sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework of targets that investors can use to implement sustainable investment outcomes. There is "deep momentum" to making investments towards companies and assets that support the ...

Venture capital takes on impact investing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... addition to standard financial metrics. "We do look at whether companies are meeting any of the Sustainable Development Goals," said OneVentures managing director Michelle Deaker. "There are quite a number of SDGs that are relevant in healthcare and ...

More companies reporting on SDGs, but climate clarity needed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's largest companies are increasing their reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals by Australia's top 150 companies, but disclosure on climate action lack clarity, according to new research from RMIT University. The research study from ...

Fidelity International nabs HESTA talent

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... Tan said "She brings extensive experience in ESG strategy and policy, including integrating the Sustainable Development Goals into investment strategy, which will be highly additive to the continuing integration of sustainability practices into our investment ...

Alphinity launches SDG-aligned fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... manager Alphinity Investment Management has launched a global sustainable strategy aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Alphinity Global Sustainable Equity Fund is a concentrated fund seeking to invest in a diversified portfolio ...

Fund manager issues first Reconciliation Action Plan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... opportunity to influence and persuade people to think about this really deeply." Melior uses the UN Sustainable Development Goals as a framework for their investment process, and have selected gender equality, climate action and reduced inequality as ...

Hostplus ESG head jumps to HESTA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... impact investment program and responsible investment framework that contribute positively to global sustainable development goals while delivering strong long-term financial returns for members," said chief investment officer Sonya Sawtell-Rickson. "Kim's ...

ASFI reports on momentum towards sustainable finance sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... social and environmental impact of investment, lending and insurance decisions in support of the Sustainable Development Goals. The Momentum Tracker uses case studies from participants including Aware Super and the NSW Department of Planning, Industry ...

SGX CEO calls for increased international collaboration on sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... "While climate mitigation and decarbonisation are critical, it must not come at the expense of other sustainable development goals such as biodiversity, land use for food, and social rights. "For a sustainable future to occur, it requires everyone from ...

Neuberger Berman closes $280m private equity impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... investments that seek to achieve positive social and environmental outcomes aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals while also meeting NB Private Equity's underwriting standards. "Super funds post 2020 are thinking about how do we benefit ...