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Industry unveils plan to boost female executives

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... 29% of investment teams at fund managers - a 2% rise from 2022, according to a 2023 survey from the Financial Services Council (FSC). New research from Willis Towers Watson found gender diversity in investment teams can add 45 basis points annually in ...

Bowen paints mixed outlook for energy future

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... years, we've found it, and it's renewables." Bowen made the comment at an event held by the Financial Services Council in Sydney this week. This comes as Albanese government this week opened registrations for the South Australia and Victoria ...

Australia to introduce mandatory climate reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 13 DEC 2022  |  NEWS
... front of mind for investors and are also shaping decisions on where they deploy their capital. The Financial Services Council said having "consistent and globally interoperable reporting" of climate for Australian companies is "vital." "The investment ...

Pause to YFYS rollout as government announces review

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
... relating to the regulatory complexity of best financial interests duty requirements, Treasury said. The Financial Services Council welcomed the announcement. FSC executive director of policy and advocacy Spiro Premetis said that further consultation ...

U Ethical makes two board appointments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
... Super. He has previously held directorship appointments with BT Superannuation, Defence Health and The Financial Services Council (FSC). "U Ethical has worked hard behind the scenes for the last two years on streamlining its back-office processes seen ...

Fund manager sets gender diversity target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... by 2033. First Sentier Investors' announcement comes as it becomes an inaugural signatory to the Financial Services Council Women in Investment Management Charter (WIM Charter). First Sentier Investors' target defines investment management staff ...

Government reforms aim for increased super transparency

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... clarified the government's latest reforms in relation to ESG investing. Hume was speaking at a Financial Services Council (FSC) event about the Your Super, Your Future package. As reported by sister publication Financial Standard, when asked whether ...

Superannuation funds that invest responsibly outperform: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 6 DEC 2019  |  NEWS
... funds examined were signatories to one of two stewardship codes - 8 super funds are members of the Financial Services Council and adhere to its stewardship code, while 14 super funds are signatories of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors' ...

Sustainalytics hires Jodie Tapscott as head of Australasia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
... Australia. She is currently an advisory committee member for Tobacco Free Portfolios and a member of the Financial Services Council's ESG working group. Previously, she was a lead investor in the PRI's plastic investor working group. "Sustainalytics' ...

Government finds no legislative barriers to implementing TCFD

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 6 APR 2018  |  NEWS
... funds that climate risks may be material to risk and return analysis," PRI said. "Additionally, the Financial Services Council (FSC) should continue working with Australian asset managers to strengthen stewardship expectations including TCFD implementation. ...
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