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Andrew Forrest steps up No Pain No Fear campaign

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Andrew Forrest has stepped up the campaign against global protein producer JBS, calling on the company to adopt a No Pain No Fear animal welfare commitment. Forrest is challenging JBS to commit to the principle, which is applied to agri-food business ...

Countdown to 2050: the road to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  WHITEPAPER
The year 2050 looms large in climate risk discussions. That's the year by which global economies, investors and companies have committed to taking action that would contain climate change to less than 2 degrees Celsius. For their part, super funds ...

Gender pay gaps "sabotage" diversity, profits: UniSA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Many ASX-listed firms are paying female executives 30-35% less than their male counterparts, and this gender pay gap impacts shareholder return, according to new research from the University of South Australia (UniSA). The study found that 80% of more ...

More companies reporting on SDGs, but climate clarity needed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's largest companies are increasing their reporting on the Sustainable Development Goals by Australia's top 150 companies, but disclosure on climate action lack clarity, according to new research from RMIT University. The research study from ...

Cultural factors influence ESG approaches: Morgan Stanley Investment Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Investment managers approach ESG factors depending on the cultural nuances or jurisdiction of the investor, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management. Local geographic and cultural factors impact on how markets and investors view ESG, said Laura ...

Uptick in web application attacks on financial institutions: Imperva

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Web application attacks on the financial services industry increased 38% between January and June 2021, and Australia is particularly vulnerable according to Imperva. Cybersecurity service provider Imperva noted that cyber criminals were increasingly ...

Assessing animal testing as a governance issue: Vontobel

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
The use of animals in safety testing of cosmetic products is increasingly banned and restricted, but companies still face questions over animal welfare that point to overall business governance quality, according to Vontobel Asset Management. An estimated ...

UniSuper updates progress on net zero target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
UniSuper has reduced its exposure to fossil fuel extraction to less than one percent of its overall portfolio, while 40 of its top 50 Australian investments have set targets aligned with the Paris Agreement. The $100 billion super fund has published ...

Evergreen launches responsible investment fund index

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Investment consulting firm Evergreen Consultants has launched a responsible investment index that ranks investment manager's intent and actions. The Evergreen Responsible Investment Grading Index (ERIG Index) is aimed at providing financial advisers ...

Forrest reiterates call for net zero target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Andrew Forrest joined the call for Australia to set a net zero 2050 target while announcing ambitious plans to produce green hydrogen through Fortescue Metals. Forrest spoke at Clean Energy Council digital event announcing their new public campaign ...