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Charter Hall hires group head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Charter Hall has hired Andrew Cole as group head of ESG. Cole joins from Lendlease Funds Management Australia, where he was the general manager, sustainability for five years. While at Lendlease, Cole was responsible for developing and integrating the ...

Climate change, diversity, inequality top engagement agenda: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Climate change, diversity, and systemic inequality topped the engagement list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues. T. Rowe Price has issued its third ESG ...

Role of oil and gas in net zero emission future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
The role of gas as a fuel source during the transition to a net zero world economy by 2050 was an issue of sharp debate at a panel during the conference for Australia's leading oil and gas industry group in Perth. Representatives from the Investor Group ...

Oil and gas industry debate green hydrogen future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA). Future ...

Infrastructure manager joins Principles for Responsible Investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). TRUE is a fund of fund manager that offers infrastructure investments to non-institutional investors via investing with two of Australia's ...

EY names Oceania chief sustainability officer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
EY has named Mathew Nelson Oceania chief sustainability officer, a newly created role. Nelson's new role will become effective 1 July 2021. "We know that environmental, social and governance (ESG), sustainability and climate change are broad agendas ...

Investment Leadership Awards ESG winners revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical Investment and BetaShares Capital have taken top awards in the ESG category at the annual Financial Standard Investment Leadership Awards in Sydney. The awards, run by partner publication Financial Standard, recognise Australian investment ...

KiwiSaver exclusions not necessarily a performance drag: ISS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
KiwiSaver providers will be banned from investing in fossil fuels and controversial weapons later this year, but analysis from ISS suggests there will not be a negative impact on returns from those exclusions. There are currently nine default KiwiSaver ...

Assessing carbon beta risk in portfolios: Platypus Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Measuring a portfolio's carbon emissions to produce a footprint is a blunt instrument that may not accurately measure and manage climate risk, according to Platypus Asset Management. Platypus Asset Management has developed a quantitative tool aimed ...

Oxfam Australia calls for stronger climate action amid GDP risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australia could lose as much as 12.5% per year in GDP by 2050 unless there is more ambitious action on climate change, according to Oxfam Australia. Oxfam Australia is calling upon G7 leaders and invited guest countries including Australia to cut carbon ...