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Demand for sustainability specialists drives salaries upward: Talent Nation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 17 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
The average salary for heads of environment in Australia has jumped to more than $300,000, with potential average salaries crossing $360,000, according to data from Talent Nation. Specialist recruitment firm Talent Nation has released its FY22 Environment ...

Portfolio holdings disclosure regulations come into effect

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... assets, each item must be disclosed along with the value and weighting of each item, according to the new regulations. Australia has lagged behind other markets when it comes to portfolio holdings disclosures. "Australia might have a great national superannuation ...

Australian funds highlighted for climate action plans

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
Three Australia investors have been singled out for showing best practice in setting climate action plans. Aware Super, IFM Investors and UniSuper are part of a list of 10 institutional investors highlighted by the Investor Agenda for their work on ...

ASX companies in SSGA's sights over climate disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... enhancing diversity on boards and in workforces. "We expect companies in major indices in the US, Canada, UK, Europe, and Australia to align with climate-related disclosures requested by TCFD, including whether the company discloses: (1) board oversight ...

Retail investors integrating ESG into investment decisions: Investment Trends

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
Retail investors are increasingly taking ESG considerations into account when making decisions to buy or sell investments, according to Investment Trends. Nearly half of investors report they take ESG into account in making decisions, according to the ...

Accountants to play central role in ESG developments: CPA Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... architecture is expected to continue in 2022, and with it demand for accounting professionals with ESG skills, according to CPA Australia. CPA Australia predicts that more entities will set net zero commitments this year, and there will be greater scrutiny ...

Predictions for robust investment in green transition, sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... transmission systems, batteries that require the CLANCs. The Barclays report focused on emerging markets, but also noted that Australia is a key market for some of these commodities, citing Australia's leading role in lithium, "with around 24.6% of global ...

Pushing ahead on gender parity in investment: Future IM/Pact

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... in 2018 to 22% in 2020. The white paper also cited Mercer research which found that in the funds management sector, Australia ranked 12th out of 22 in the world on gender diversity with just under 10% of key decision makers (KDM) being women. However ...

Proxy advisers assess impacts of government reform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... understands that ACSI is still reviewing how the regulations will impact its proxy advice business. "Every proxy adviser in Australia has an unrestricted AFSL to provide general advice only for wholesale investors," said Dean Paatsch, director and co-founder ...

2021 theme in review: human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... risks and opportunities, other topics, which intersect and interact with climate change, will also be front of mind. In Australia in recent years, modern slavery and the recently passed Modern Slavery Act have to be synonymous with human rights in general. ...
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