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Identifying female leadership as driver of value: Vontobel

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Engaging with companies to enhance gender and other forms of diversity includes discussing not only hiring practices, but promotion, retention and how performance reviews are conducted, according to Vontobel Asset Management. Sudhir Roc-Sennett, Vontobel's ...

RBA deputy governor to join Fortescue Future Industries

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The deputy governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia has resigned and will join Fortescue Future Industries. Guy Debelle has announced his resignation, effective Wednesday, 16 March. Debelle will be taking up the position of chief financial officer ...

New Forests Asia fund reaches $120 million first close

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Nature-based real assets and natural capital strategies investment manager New Forests has reached first close of its Tropical Asia Forest Fund 2 (TAFF2) with US$120 million of capital commitments. Investors in the first close include sovereign wealth ...

Australians expect ethical investing: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Four in five Australians expect their money in super, banks and other investments to be invested responsibly, with 17% of Australians already investing in ethical and responsible products, according to the Responsible Investment Association Australasia ...

CBA highlights strong demand for ACCUs in push to expand carbon market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The Australian Carbon Credit Unit (ACCU) market must scale up in terms of supply while maintaining its reputation for high integrity, according to Commonwealth Bank of Australia. One of the challenges in Australia's carbon market is that there is a ...

Dire IPCC climate report should catalyse investor, business action

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The dire warnings in the latest Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report should catalyse investors and companies to adjust targets and plans, according to industry groups. The IPCC's special report Global Warming of 1.5°C released this ...

Hejaz Financial Services predicts $100m growth in 2022

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Australian Islamic financial services provider Hejaz Financial Services anticipates adding an additional $100 million in assets under management during 2022 across a range of financial products. "That growth is being driven by an number of factors ...

APRA to survey all regulated entities on climate vulnerability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) is sending a voluntary climate vulnerability assessment (CVA) survey to all regulated entities to see how their practices align with APRA guidance on managing financial risks of climate change. While ...

Active Super turns to fixed income carbon on road to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Active Super's fixed income investments are the single largest contributor to its portfolio carbon emissions, with the $14 billion super fund using new calculations as the basis for its interim planning to meet their 2050 net zero target. Active ...

Scoping future winners from the green hydrogen transition: Ausbil

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
If green hydrogen becomes a feasible fuel source, the biggest investment opportunities will be in the renewable energy sector, according to Ausbil Investment Management. Green hydrogen is hydrogen that is created through using electricity from renewable ...