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Fund manager seeking to expand ESG team

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
A fund manager is recruiting to expand with an ESG hire after spinning its sustainability strategy into a separate boutique. Perennial Better Futures is seeking an assistant ESG and equities analyst to join the management team, led by Damian Cottier ...

ASFI reports on momentum towards sustainable finance sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Companies in the financial sector are building momentum towards implementing the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI), including aspects of integrating sustainability into day to day practice. ASFI has released its first momentum report ...

Fiona Reynolds to step down from PRI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Fiona Reynolds will step down from her role as CEO of the UN PRI after nearly nine years with the organisation. Reynolds will return to Australia, she said in a statement. She cited the trade-offs of working from London in the role with the challenges ...

DON Smallgoods site to house bioenergy plant development

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 7 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
A bioenergy facility is being developed on the grounds of the DON Smallgoods factory site in regional Victoria. DON Smallgoods has signalled its strong support for the bioenergy from waste facility, signing an agreement covering energy off-take, waste ...

Integrating the circular economy into investment strategies: American Century

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Focusing on building a circular economy that integrates natural capital in terms of both costs and future benefits is a long-term investing strategy, according to American Century Investments. Linking increased focus on the circular economy to World ...

Using climate scenarios to assess company risks, return

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Using climate scenario analysis to evaluate climate risks at the company level can be an essential tool to identify potential risks as well as potential opportunities, according to Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI). ASI uses climate scenario analysis ...

Cutting the carbon without sacrificing return: UBS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Investors can drastically reduce the carbon intensity of their portfolios without sacrificing returns, and may achieve outperformance, according to research from UBS. UBS identified 25 stocks from the MSCI World index which are buy or neutral rated ...

Queensland train project secures $620m green loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
A Queensland-based passenger rail fleet project has secured more than $600 million in green finance. Queensland's New Generation Rolllingstock (NGR) project, which will provide 75 new electrified six-car passenger trains as well as maintenance for 30 ...

Supermarket group signs 10-year renewable deal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Woolworths Group has inked its first renewable power purchase agreement (PPA), which will cover around 30% of the company's NSW energy needs. Woolworths has signed a 10-year agreement to purchase power from CWP Renewables' new Bango wind farm outside ...

Strong fund flows into sustainable products: BT

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Investment fund are continuing to stream into sustainable investment products, according to data from BT. BT Panorama has seen a 60% increase in funds under administration in funds that they deem "prioritising sustainability" said Jessie Pettigrew ...