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The rising role and risks of generative AI

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Generative AI, a rapidly advancing form of deep learning that mimics human output, also raises concerns about the verifiability of its results, UTS industry professor - emerging technology Nicholas Davis says. Appearing at the Stockbroker and Investment ...

Younger members drive demand

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
UniSuper lifted the veil on the appeal of sustainable investment options to the fund's younger members at the RIAA conference on Thursday. In a remarkable sign of transparency in front of its peers, UniSuper chief executive Peter Chun shared member ...

Auditors lambast mandatory climate reporting requirements

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Almost 90% of surveyed auditors do not support the government's requirements to implement mandatory climate reporting and assurance on private companies, not-for-profits and companies limited by guarantee, according to a new survey. The survey was ...

RIAA: Green bonds broaden investor appeal

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
ESG-focused financial advisers entering the industry this year are joining at the right time, with a sturdier set of green bonds for client portfolios thanks to imminent EU laws. Sustainable investing decisions made locally are partly shaped by what's ...

Philanthropic donations under scrutiny

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Investors expect ASX-listed companies to watch their corporate donations more closely, as the donor list of the 2023 Voice referendum uncovers a thin line between political versus philanthropic activities. While some of the companies that donated prohibit ...

Impact investing drops down the list

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
New global findings from a US$240 billion asset manager finds that persistent inflation and market volatility has investors' minds focused on returns rather than impact. While impact investing experiences a drop in appeal, nearly three-quarters ...

Experts issue warning over AI washing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Artificial intelligence (AI) is perhaps the most transformative technology since the advent of the internet, poised to herald an unprecedented digital economic revolution. To appear at the precipice of the movement, some are employing deceptive tactics ...

Mind the gap: Women in ESG may earn more than broader finance

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
While the latest pay gap data shows the gender pay gap in financial services sits at 26%, parity in ESG roles may be closer than it appears at first glance. Australian gender pay gap data was made publicly available for the first time last week for ...

Ad industry proposes greenwashing code

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... adjudicates complaints. Last year, an advertising campaign by the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) was pulled up for making misleading environmental claims about natural gas as a fuel source. The Advertising Standards ...

Only one sector set to meet emissions reduction targets

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
The global push for emissions reduction is failing across most sectors, with all but two increasing emissions and widening gaps to targets. Steel has emerged as the most successful performer, with emissions reduced at more than the rate needed to achieve ...
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