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ESG demand still high for advisers

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... inflows from 2020 to 2022 as stocks with strong financial performance as well as strong sustainability themes like healthcare and the IT sector rallied. "Then, there was that correction in 2022 into 2023 as investors switched from those categories into ...

Closing the Gap in First Nations investing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... development in Australia, and excluded from wealth creation opportunities as well as infrastructure, education, and healthcare. But the area is beginning to grow - with the Indigenous business sector accounting for roughly 0.4-0.6% of Australia's ...

Geostrategic risks in a changing world

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... China-Australia relations, Russian aggression, the potential for nuclear conflict, unrest in the Middle East, decarbonisation, healthcare/pandemic unpreparedness, AI, terrorism, human rights violations, modern slavery, and post-conflict peacebuilding. ...

ClearBridge launches first local global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... above-market returns. The fund tracks the MSCI AC World (Net) (AUD) Index and invests namely in the technology, financials, healthcare, consumer discretionary, industrials, consumer staples, and materials sectors. It currently has large holdings in Microsoft ...

Impact investing drops down the list

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Australians, appeal fell by 8% between 2022 and 2023; for Millennials, 11%; and for Gen X, 9%. Baby Boomers remained the same. Healthcare was the top impact concern for Australian investors in 2023 at 33%, followed by the environment at 26% and education ...

Nature taskforce announces leadership overhaul

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... knowledge and capacity-building. The first senior advisor is Andre Hoffmann, vice-chair of Roche Holding AG, the Swiss healthcare company, and board member of SystemIQ, the management consultancy. Hoffman is on board of trustees of WEF, chairperson of ...

Super battle on impact investing and returns

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... in waste-to-energy and resource efficiency. The second commitment was to European private equity firm and specialist healthcare manager ARCHIMED.

New campaign pushes for reproductive leave

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... (extreme pain), and any other kind of pain or discomfort related to menstruation. It also includes the monitoring for healthcare issues related to prostate, cervical or breast cancer screening, and surgery and other treatments related to the reproductive ...

ASX 200 lacks sourcing transparency

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... many GRI standards a company reports on, and how comprehensively. Assessed sectors include financial services, energy, healthcare, IT, real estate, and consumer discretionary and staples. Of those, 11% received 5 stars, 36% received 4 stars, 37% received ...

Climate tech gets funding boost

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants scheme. 21 projects involving 91 entities received grants to solve problems ranging from healthcare to environment. The grants are part of a $51 million pool of funding available for short-term research collaborations ...
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