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Three lessons when assessing ESG risks: Insight Investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Ed. note: The Sustainability Report is pleased to present this opinion piece from Joshua Kendall, senior ESG analyst at Insight Investment. The opinions expressed reflect his opinions only. Figure 1: Wirecard's debut bond has recorded a material loss. ...
Bond investor sues Australian government
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
This article was written by Elizabeth McArthur and was originally published in sister publication the Financial Standard . A 23 year old woman is suing the Australian government, claiming climate change risk was not disclosed properly when she invested ...
UK pension fund to divest half its portfolio
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
This article was written by Jamie Williamson and originally appeared in sister publication Financial Standard . The UK's National Employment Savings Trust, known as NEST, will immediately shift close to half of its entire portfolio to climate aware ...
Majority of asset owners identify ESG importance: bfinance
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
A wide majority of Australian asset owners believe that ESG considerations are either very important or moderately important to setting investment strategy and implementation, according to a recent survey conducted by consultancy bfinance. bfinance ...
MUFG appoints Rob Ward head of project finance, ESG finance, Oceania
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
MUFG Bank has appointed Rob Ward as head of project finance and to the nearly created role of head of ESG finance in the Oceania region. Rob Ward, head of project finance, head of ESG finance, Oceania, MUFG Ward joined MUFG in 2012 and has since 2016 ...
Aurecon directors appointed to FIDIC Sustainable Development Committee
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Two directors from international engineering, design and advisory company Aurecon have been appointed to the International Federation of Consulting Engineers (FIDIC)'s Sustainable Development Committee. Aurecon Managing Director for New Zealand Tracey ...
State Street Global Advisors to list new ESG ETF on ASX
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 27 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
State Street Global Advisors will list a new environmental, social and governance (ESG) ETF on the ASX early next month. Meaghan Victor, head of SPDR ETF Asia Pacific distribution The SPDR S&P/ASX 200 ESG Fund (E200) tracks the S&P/ASX 200 ESG Index ...
BetaShares launches currency-hedged version of ethical ETF
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
ETF manager BetaShares has launched a currency-hedged version of its ASX-listed sustainability ETF. Alex Vynokur, managing director, BetaShares BetaShares created the BetaShares Global Sustainability Leaders ETF - Currency Hedged (ASX: HETH). "Currency ...
Increase in linking environmental, social metrics to remuneration: ISS
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Globally, the number of environmental and social metrics linked to short-term and long-term compensation plans has increased, with ASX-listed companies linking executive compensation to climate-related activities. Vas Kolesnikoff, head of Australia ...
HSBC launches ESG portfolio reporting tool for asset owners, managers
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
HSBC today launched a reporting service that provides asset owners and managers who utilise the bank's securities services with independent measurement of environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues in their investment portfolios. Chris ...
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