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ASX companies in SSGA's sights over climate disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) has informed ASX-listed companies that they expect companies to make climate-related disclosures in line with the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework, or face votes against directors. ...

Proxy advisers assess impacts of government reform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... of date." Paatsch pointed out that there is no onus on companies to uniformly and publicly provide contact details to the ASX or via annual reporting, which will complicate how proxy advisory reports are provided. He also pointed out that the new regulations ...

2021 theme in review: human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... Pillar Two, to explore the state of modern slavery statements, looking beyond the first tier of suppliers and the key risks for ASX-listed companies as they begin to prepare their next round of modern slavery statements in the new year. Randal identified ...

What you read in 2021

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... said. ESG ETFs You were also interested in the burgeoning space of ESG-related ETFs, with Clean energy-based ETF to list on ASX in the top five most read articles. VanEck launched the Vectors Global Clean Energy ETF (ASX: CLNE) in March. CLNE track the ...

Proxy advisers criticise new government reforms

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... meetings. This includes advising superannuation funds, which collectively own around 20 per cent of the Australian Stock Exchange (ASX) worth around $510 billion. "It is therefore important that proxy advice is transparent, independent and its quality ...

ESG overhaul for SSGA ETFs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... changes are also in response to the growing popularity of ESG investing and the acceleration of the local ETF market, with ASX data showing more than $2 billion has been invested in ESG ETFs in Australia this year alone. "Regardless of the product development ...

Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... Pillar Two, to explore the state of modern slavery statements, looking beyond the first tier of suppliers and the key risks for ASX-listed companies as they begin to prepare their next round of modern slavery statements in the new year. Under the Commonwealth's ...

BetaShares appoints director of responsible investments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... and ethical standards. The portfolio is based on the methodology of BetaShares' Australian Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX: FAIR) which currently holds over $1.2 billion in AUM. Alongside the direct equity SMA, BetaShares also launched three multi-asset ...

BetaShares launches ethical SMAs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... sustainability and ethical standards. The portfolio is based on the methodology of BetaShares' Australian Sustainability Leaders ETF (ASX: FAIR) which currently holds over $1.2 billion in AUM. Alongside the direct equity SMA, BetaShares also launched ...

ESG a thematic tailwind for microcap stocks: Yarra Capital

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... industry sectors. It has returned 18.15% over the last three years and 40.32% in the last year, outperforming the benchmark S&P/ASX Small Ordinaries index. Fleming pointed to several areas and companies that Yarra Capital Management see as catching ESG ...
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