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Investors back modern slavery compensation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... Slavery and Trafficking Asia Pacific (IAST APAC) has joined the with the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), international human rights group Walk Free, and the Finance Against Slavery and Trafficking (FAST) initiative, to call for ...

Australian gender pay gap data to be revealed from February

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... underpaid, compared to 56% of men. Older workers also believe they'll be overlooked for a pay rise in the year ahead. ACSI CEO Louise Davidson said that gender diversity is financially material to investors, as companies that are diverse tend to ...

ACSI updates voting guidelines

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... safety and nature and biodivdersity expectations are on the list of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors' (ACSI) Governance Guidelines. The guidelines are updated every two years and underpin ACSI's proxy voting recommendation for the next ...

Boards not ready for new workplace laws

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Research from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) shows most directors see sexual harassment in the workplace as high priority for their boards. Under the new laws, workplaces ...

NSW Anti-slavery commissioner raises alarm on ASX risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... according to the NSW independent anti-slavery commissioner. Speaking at the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) Phil Spathis Governance Address, James Cockayne shared with audience members the findings of preliminary research between ...

Corporates to begin adopting final TNFD recommendations

ROSE MARY PETRASS, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... loss is predicted to wipe up to US$20 billion from the Australian economy annually by 2050, according to research by WWF. ACSI CEO Louise Davidson commented that dealing with complicated biodiversity and nature issues will require improved capacity-building ...

Human rights in business remain a challenge

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... Recommendations for due diligence requirements have also been put forth by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) and the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). UN Guiding Principals advocate for a continuous improvement ...

Investors call for leadership diversity at ASX300 listed companies

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... ASX300 companies. Supporting partners include Chief Executive Women, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), the Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA), and the 30% Club. 40:40 Vision advocates for 40% identifying as women, 40% identifying ...

ASX200 skirts Scope 3 disclosures

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 15 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... significant Scope 3 emissions disclosure gaps remain. New research by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), Promises, pathways & performance: Climate disclosures in the ASX200 reveals substantial gaps in detail, depth, comparability ...

Social license or social-washing - weighing the value of public statements on the Voice

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... Both the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA) and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) support the Voice. ESG and social impact Companies that support the Voice do so because with ESG increasingly at front of ...
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