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Sustainable finance heavyweight to chair National Reconstruction Fund board

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... non-executive director positions, including for the Australian Energy Market Operator, the Police Credit Union SA & NT, and Funds SA. Karen Smith-Pomeroy is currently the Chair of the Regional Investment Corporation and the National Affordable Housing ...

Challenging market weakens ESG-focused fund flows

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
Australian and New Zealand sustainable funds saw record outflows of US$1.7 billion against a backdrop of global outflows. Inflation, interest rates and recession fears are weakening flows into global sustainable funds overall- which attracted $US18 ...

APRA flags extension of climate vulnerability asssessment to super, insurance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 NOV 2022  |  NEWS
The climate vulnerability assessment (CVA) that APRA conducted with Australia's five largest banks is likely to be expanded to other industries overseen by the prudential regulator, including super funds and insurers, according to deputy chair Helen ...

APRA chair highlights challenges of climate risk assessment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
APRA chair Wayne Byres flagged that the results of the climate vulnerability assessment (CVA) of the country's five largest banks are expected to be released "in a month or two." Byres highlighted that climate change is a disruptive risk in a speech ...

APRA releases climate risk assessment results

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Almost 40% of banks, insurers and superannuation funds say climate-related events could have a "material or moderate impact on their direct operations," according to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). APRA has published the findings ...

Australian investors withdraw from ESG funds: Calastone

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
Australia investors withdrew funds from equity managed funds - including ESG-focused funds - for the first time since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to Calastone. Calastone has published the quarterly Fund Flow Index Australia, which ...

Australian Ethical, Christian Super confirm merger

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
After announcing they were exploring a merger in April, Australian Ethical and Christian Super have signed a Successor Fund Transfer deed. The decision brings an end to Christian Super, which was established in 1984, with all its members expected to ...

Hedge funds integrating ESG: BNP Paribas

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Forty percent of hedge funds integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their investment process. BNP Paribas Corporate and Institutional Banking (CIB) surveyed 53 hedge funds with combined assets under management of over ...

Parametric explores integration of responsible investing in peer-constrained world

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUL 2017  |  NEWS
Concerns over peer risk and short-term underperformance versus long term performance need not constrain superannuation funds from implementing responsible investing ideas or strategies, according to research from Parametric Portfolio Associates. Jennifer ...

Superannuation funds increasingly act, invest sustainably

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 MAY 2012  |  NEWS
While 80% of superannuation funds have told research firm SuperRatings that they believe they have a responsibility to operate sustainably, only 20-30% of those respondents measure and report energy, waste and water usage regularly. In their annual ...
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