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Calculating the social cost of carbon: Dimensional Fund Advisors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... calculate the cost on a yearly basis, it's harder to pick the ultimate discount rate." Fundamentally, Dimensional believes that ESG risks, including the risks of climate change, need ot be priced into a company's market value. As part of its investment ...
Investment consultant creates head of sustainability role
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... firm's sustainability capabilities was driven by a strategic decision to broaden JANA's scope and resources to the ESG and sustainability sector. "The issue that we face is that we wanted to do a lot more in the area, and it was really about ...
Social, governance risks to unequal global vaccine distribution
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... mutations, so herd immunity in one country isn't going to protect you unless you keep your borders shut. In this, as in many ESG issues, the collective self-interest is well aligned w/ what you could be doing." Beyond the challenge of producing sufficient ...
APA Group sets net zero targets for emissions
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... Group, which distributes a high emissions-emitting fossil fuel source in natural gas, said Brendan Baker, vice president and ESG climate specialist at MSCI. APA Group is rated AAA under MSCI's ESG Ratings system, which evaluates companies on 35 key issues ...
Majority of CFOs see ESG's importance to business
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
A majority of Australian CFOs see environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) considerations as important to most parts of their business, according to the latest Deloitte CFO sentiment survey. The most recent sentiment survey, covering the ...
ESG a total-portfolio subject: bfinance
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
ESG is increasingly becoming a "total portfolio" subject, with investors seeking an approach to material ESG issues in a way that encompasses all asset classes, according to a new study from bfinance. The global study includes 26 Australian respondents ...
Australian business face European carbon levy for exports
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... groups setting ambitious targets by a corporate community, and investor groups, whether that be the individual adoption of ESG targets, reporting and commitments. "An important message to our European partners is that there si a lot that's going ...
BetaShares to launch climate change innovation ETF
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... energy production, turbines and other equipment. Research from Rainmaker Information found that the assets under management for ESG-themed exchange traded products (ETPs) have tripled in the last three years. Following rapid growth and some impressive ...
Using ESG, ethical screens in multi-asset strategy investing
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
ESG analysis can be integrated into multi-asset investing strategies using both top down ethical screens and bottom-up ESG signal integration to construct portfolios covering commodities, credit as well as equities, according to First Sentier Investors. ...
ESG part of financial sustainability of infrastructure: ClearBridge
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations are part of calculating long term financial sustainability of infrastructure investments, according to ClearBridge Investments. ClearBridge, which was known as RARE Infrastructure until earlier ...
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