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New Forests acquires US timber asset

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... actively considering additional investments in the Pacific Northwest, Lake States, New England, and Appalachia. "New Forests' vision is to see the forestry sector play a key role in the transition to a sustainable future - providing a sustainable supply ...

Tracking ESG impact in emerging markets improving: American Century

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Companies in emerging markets are moving up the curve on integrating ESG information quickly, but disclosing material ESG risks is still a challenge, according to American Century investments. All emerging market equity funds at American Century integrate ...

IOSCO calls for comparable, reliable ESG reporting standards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is calling for greater consistency, comparability and reliability of sustainability reporting for investors. IOSCO is the global standard setter for securities regulation, and is a forum ...

Hostplus ESG head jumps to HESTA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 28 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
HESTA has hired Kim Farrant as general manager responsible investment. She will report to head of impact Mary Delahunty and will be responsible for working within the investment management team to progress HESTA's responsible investment strategy and ...

ASX companies join 40:40 Vision

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Ten ASX-listed companies have committed to achieving gender balance in their senior leadership as part of the 40:40 Vision initiative. ANZ, BHP, BlueScope, Domino's, IGO, Ramsay Health Care, SkyCity, South32, Tabcorp and Webjet have signed up to the ...

First Sentier launches private debt strategy with renewable energy assets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
First Sentier Investors has launched a private debt strategy that is initially focusing on loans to the renewable energy sector. The sustainable debt strategy has attracted a cornerstone investor that has made a financial commitment through a standalone ...

AICD presses case for stakeholder role in governance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Recent governance failures at companies such as Rio Tinto and AMP show the risks and damage caused when decisions are disconnected from stakeholder interests, according to a new guide to stakeholder engagement by the Australian Institute of Company ...

Rainmaker tracks gender diversity of ESG super funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Super funds that display ESG characteristics on average have women comprising 40% of trustee positions on fund boards and 44% of executive teams, according to research from Rainmaker Information. Rainmaker Information has published these findings in ...

When ESG improvement comes at a cost: MFS Investment Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Improving performance on sustainability metrics isn't necessarily free, and investors need to factor in the costs of environmental, social and governance in both risks and returns, according to fund manager MFS Investment Management. MFS noted in ...

Diversity, human rights, climate change lead agenda: ASI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Diversity and inclusion, human rights and climate change continue to be issues of engagement for Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI). In addition to joining the 40:40 Vision campaign, ASI has also developed its own diversity and inclusion expectation ...
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