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Ratcheting up ambition on climate finance goals

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... "fundamentally wrong" - what does that mean? A: There is a distinction between market inefficiencies and market failures. ESG integration helps you exploit market inefficiencies. Market failures means the current structure of the market, left uncorrected ...

ESG "becoming integral" to investors: BNP Paribas Securities Services

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Australian institutional investors say that ESG is becoming integral, and expect that it will become more important over the next two years, according to BNP Paribas Securities Services. BNP Paribas Securities Services has issued the ESG Global Survey ...

Integrating ESG into securitised asset strategies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM). However, ESG integration has been "largely ...

Analysing the opportunities, challenges of the ESG investing sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
ESG is not only a risk management tool, but an investment strategy that can generate value for investors. As the ESG and responsible investment market grows, the industry is evolving in the way its strategies are created and implemented, said Mark Spicer ...

MUFG, First Sentier announce head of Sustainable Investment Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 14 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... sustainable investment topics, market trends and industry practices. Karadzhova comes to the institute from MSCI, where she was an ESG analyst and utilities sector lead. In her role, she was responsible for utilities sector and company research, ESG ...

ESG, corporate purpose top CEOs' agenda: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Australian CEOs face calls for more ESG reporting and transparency, but admit they struggle to "articulate a compelling ESG story," according to research from KPMG. The KPMG 2021 CEO Outlook, a study of 1,300 CEOs across 12 countries including Australia ...

Climate transition a business opportunity: Geoff Summerhayes

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... Group, addressed the Business Council of Co-operatives and Mutuals (BCCM) Global Mutual Leaders' Symposium: Mutuality, ESG and Investment "We are facing into a massive industrial transformation on a scale that will exceed the industrial revolution ...

New ethical fund appoints Equity Trustees as RE

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... solution that invests across different asset classes. "Not everyone who invests seeks financial advice, and given that many other ESG or ethical funds tend to be single sector, we thought we'd meet that demand by bringing in a multi-asset fund," ...

Merlon Capital hires sustainability manager

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... long-term owners of businesses, said lead portfolio manager Neil Margolis. El-Khoury will support efforts to more deeply integrate ESG-related matters across its Australian equity funds, including the Merlon Australian Share Income Fund. "ESG related ...

Asset consultants keep gates closed on greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... asset consultants are standing close by to ensure fund managers are offering products and services that are true to their ESG label. Media outlets have reported that German asset manager DWS is being investigated by the US Securities and Exchange Commission ...
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