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ESG product definitions a matter for legislation: ASIC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... and Investment Commission believes that standard definitions of ESG products and investments should be set by legislation. ASIC senior executive leader, corporations Claire LaBouchardiere spoke at the recent Australian Council of Superannuation Investors ...

Industry reacts to ASIC greenwashing guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022  |  NEWS
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's (ASIC) recently released information sheet on greenwashing is a good first step in setting the regulator's expectations, but experts say there is more to be done to improve disclosure on ...

ASIC: improve greenwashing disclosure or risk penalty

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 JUN 2022  |  NEWS
The Australian Securities and Investments Commission's (ASIC) recent information sheet on greenwashing is focused on improving practices on ESG disclosure in managed funds and superannuation, with the regulator saying it would consider enforcement ...

Proxy advisers assess impacts of government reform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... impacted proxy advisory firms, giving proxy advisers less than two months over the summer holidays to submit application to ASIC. The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) is one of four organisations that provides proxy advice to members. ...

Regulatory action on ESG a key concern for investors: BNP Paribas Securities Services

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... the UK. The issue of greenwashing is a concern for fund managers and investors around the world and in Australia. In July, ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour said that the regulator is conducting a review "to establish whether the practices of funds that ...

Climate change "a first-order risk": RBA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... comprising Treasury, the Australian Prudential Regulation Agency (APRA), the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) and the RBA - is tackling these issues through the Working Group on the Financial Implications of Climate Change. The ...

ASIC trains sights on IPO net zero statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
ASIC has intervened in net zero statements in the IPO of an energy company, a further signal that the regulator is monitoring greenwashing statements. ASIC announced that it had intervened to seek clarification about net zero greenhouse gas emissions ...

Asset consultants keep gates closed on greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... plays out, but it's more about that bigger picture of what it means for the implications for the wider industry, with ASIC undertaking a review along with other global efforts." ASIC Commissioner Cathie Armour said in July that the regulator is conducting ...

Governance Institute taps former ASFA CEO for role as chair

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Pauline Vamos as chair. Vamos is a former senior regulator with ASIC and former CEO of the Association of Superannuation Funds of Australia (ASFA) as well as a non-executive director, lawyer and governance ...

ASIC reviewing greenwashing in financial products

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
ASIC is reviewing whether sustainability labelled super funds and managed fund are as they claim to be, with the aim of establishing how much greenwashing is present in the Australian market. Currently, there is no regulated definition of ESG, sustainability/green/responsible ...
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