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UBS hires ESG specialist

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
UBS has recruited Camille Wynter as head of Australian ESG Research. Wynter - who has more than ten years' experience in sustainable finance - joins the investment banker from the Commonwealth Bank where she was director of sustainable finance. ...

Janus Henderson launches net zero active ETF

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... market capitalisation and country. "We firmly believe our active management approach allows us to most effectively implement ESG considerations into our products," said Janus Henderson head of Australia Matt Gaden. "Following the successful launches ...

Draft Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures released

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... and one of 34 global Taskforce Members, hailed the release of the beta framework as a "significant milestone in the global ESG reporting agenda." "It kicks off an 18-month dialogue and market consultations with a range of key stakeholders including business ...

UniSuper allocates to venture capital

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... facilitate commercialisation of Australian research, and by investing with Uniseed, UniSuper gains access to cleantech and other ESG-related investments, Devine said. "It's a real win/win for both of us, and a real partnership because we're both serving ...

Greenwashing key concern as Ethical Advisers Co-op passes $2bn

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... voice concern about the prevalence of greenwashing and to call for the tightening of regulation which could control unmerited ESG claims. "The public policy group is more involved in engaging with government and regulators, and they're a big part ...

Nanuk launches global sustainable equities ETP

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... and security demand a more rapid transition away from fossil fuels." Nanuk Asset Management won best international shares ESG fund in Money magazine's 2022 Best of the Best Awards. https://www.fssustainability.com.au/best-esg-super-investment-products-revealed? ...

US SEC proposes rules for climate disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... US peak body for the sustainable investment industry, noted that they initially asked the SEC to establish a comprehensive ESG disclosure framework in 2009. "The US SIF Foundation's 2020 Report on US Sustainable and Impact Investing Trends identified ...

ESG drivers rising up M&A strategy agenda: PwC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
ESG performance is influencing mergers and acquisitions and impacting value calculations, according to PwC. PwC has published analysis of the global and local outlook for M&A activity. The report notes that in 2021, Australia was active across most ...

Retail demand for thematic ESG ETFs climbs: Investment Trends

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
There is significant retail investor demand for specific thematic ETFs in the ESG sector, particularly renewable energy-based ETFs, according to research from Investment Trends. Investment Trends has released the 2021 Investment Trends/BetaShares ETF ...

Podcast: What is authentic ESG integration?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... means for stock selection in investment portfolios, how fund managers can demonstrate that they're authentically using ESG information to manage risk and enhance return. We speak with MFS head of global ESG strategy Vishal Hindocha and Zenith Investment ...