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Maple-Brown Abbott appoint new head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Maple-Brown Abbott has appointed Emma Pringle as the permanent head of ESG. Pringle joined Maple-Brown Abbott last year in a maternity cover role. She has a background in product governance and sustainability across superannuation, investments and insurance. ...

Ethical fund manager sees 50% spike in AUM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A leading ethical fund manager's assets under management increased by more than 50% in the 2020-2021 financial year. Australian Ethical's funds under management leapt to $6.07 billion, a 12% increase for the March quarter, and a 56% increase for the ...

NTAM launches new quantitative low carbon strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Northern Trust Asset Management has launched a quantitative strategy focusing on high quality, low-volatility stocks with a lower carbon footprint. The Quality Low Volatility Low Carbon World (QLV Low Carbon) Strategy is NTAM's latest sustainable investment ...

Fund manager issues first Reconciliation Action Plan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Impact investor Melior Asset Management has developed its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP). The RAP will see Melior commit to 14 activities on a range of issues internal to the business and external in terms of their engagement with companies. ...

QSuper members call for greater climate action

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The lawyers that represented Mark McVeigh in his landmark case against REST Super have written a letter to QSuper on behalf of two members who want that fund to strengthen its climate change risk management. Equity Generation Lawyers has written to ...

Assessing impacts of nature-based solutions: CMI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Reforestation, ecosystem regeneration and other projects will not only protect and restore biodiversity but could also support local communities and present a source of financial activity in the Asia Pacific region. The Carbon Market Institute (CMI) ...

New firm to address nature-based solution market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Point Advisory and a subsidiary of Greening Australia have launched a new business that will deliver nature-based carbon credit projects for business and investors. NatureCo will respond to rapidly growing global demand for high integrity nature-based ...

Role of oil and gas in net zero emission future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
The role of gas as a fuel source during the transition to a net zero world economy by 2050 was an issue of sharp debate at a panel during the conference for Australia's leading oil and gas industry group in Perth. Representatives from the Investor Group ...

APPEA conference kicks up controversy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
The conference for Australia's leading oil and gas industry group kicked off in Perth with more than 1700 delegates in attendance this week, but not without rustling a few feathers. The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) ...

Oxfam Australia calls for stronger climate action amid GDP risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australia could lose as much as 12.5% per year in GDP by 2050 unless there is more ambitious action on climate change, according to Oxfam Australia. Oxfam Australia is calling upon G7 leaders and invited guest countries including Australia to cut carbon ...
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