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Actuaries Institute challenges boards on skills gaps

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... capabilities is responsible for the governance failures. Rafe and Laughlin recommend that financial service chairs should have CEO experience. "Chairmanship is very important to the board," Laughlin told FS Sustainability. "The style of the board itself ...

Australia among "least attractive" countries for green investment: report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... for example to Canada, which spent 74.5%. "Investors understand that climate risk is investment risk," said AIGCC and IGCC CEO Rebecca Mikula-Wright. "Investors want to seize the enormous investment opportunities that will be created in the transition ...

CEFC in $50m agri-platform investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... improvements to farms as well as optimize production, soil carbon, biodiversity and other environmental outcomes," said CEFC CEO Ian Learmonth. "Smaller scale, mixed use Australian farms can reap considerable benefits by using data-backed best practice ...

HESTA, Lendlease back First Nations initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... improve conscious thinking about heritage protection, said Rodney Carter, Victorian Aboriginal Heritage Council and Group CEO of the Dja Dja Wurrung Clans Aboriginal Corporation and Steering Committee member of the initiative. "We understand that for ...

Investors assess ESG landscape, client needs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... reports impacts, risk and returns is key to meeting clients' needs, according to ESG investing experts. Michelle Brisbane, CEO of Ethical Investment Services, told the virtual audience at Financial Standard's Best Practice forum on ESG that the ...

CFA launches ESG certificate in Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... investment considerations and will also help to address the lack of ESG skilled investment professionals, said Lisa Carroll, CEO of CFA Societies Australia. "The Certificate in ESG Investing will enable practitioners working in investment roles who want ...

Aurecon creates new sustainability leadership role

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... services business and managing Aurecon's corporate sustainability transparency. Gleeson joined Aurecon in September, and Aurecon CEO William Cox said Gleeson has been "instrumental in shaping how Aurecon will meet its sustainability and climate change ...

CEFC, Future Super back green bond fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... proceeds, we're making sure the proceeds are going towards genuine impact projects and it's not what we call greenwashing." CEFC CEO Ian Learmonth said the CEFC investment would support the further development of Australia's clean energy fixed income ...

SelfWealth to offer ESG ratings, data for members

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... Refinitiv. The information is integrated directly into the platform and is offered free of charge to members, said SelfWealth CEO Cath Whitaker. Whitaker said the rating will provide members with an additional level of information to help them decide ...

La Trobe Financial goes carbon neutral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... of green finance products shortly. "We are very proud of the approval of our carbon neutral footprint program," said deputy CEO and chief investment officer Chris Andrews. "We recognise in today's market that this is a key business metric. We have ...
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