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ISS ESG tackles modern slavery exposure

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... labour, child labour and human trafficking can be difficult to identify in the value chain. The sustainable investing arm of ISS STOXX has now risen to the challenge with a new holistic assessment tool for modern slavery-related risk, disclosure, management ...

UBS nabs ex-UOB sustainability lead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Global financial services firm UBS has named Jiayun Fang as Southeast Asia social impact and philanthropy lead, group sustainability and impact. Fang has a background in sustainability, social impact, corporate philanthropy, diversity and inclusion ...

Podcast: Researching ESG investment products with Aman Ramrakha

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... research - from early genesis into the future and the harnessing of artificial intelligence (AI). Rainmaker Group is owned by ISS STOXX, publisher of FS Sustainability. Stream all episodes of The Greener Way here.

abrdn strengthens sustainability function

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Amid a leadership spill, global investment firm abrdn has overhauled its sustainability offering, with a series of new senior appointments, and the launch of a new executive sustainability committee. Sarah Moody Sarah Moody has been named the FTSE 250-listed ...

Australian Ethical updates investment guide

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical has updated its guide to ethical investing with several additions to further clarify what it considers before making an investment. The super fund added a list of positive and negative factors it considers in developing its criteria ...

Podcast: Nature-related financial disclosures with TNFD's Tony Goldner

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
When it comes to ESG, there are so many acronyms. From TCFD to ISSB, GRI and GSSB. But today, we are talking about reporting against the TNFD - that is, the Taskforce on Nature-Related Financial Disclosures. With nature-positive the new buzzword at ...

Canberra scopes First Nations economic policy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The Coalition of Peaks is currently consulting on the design of a First Nations Economic Partnership with Treasury. The aim is to improve access to capital markets and employment opportunities and address legislative or policy barriers that hinder that ...

AOFM launches first Green Treasury Bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) has this week launched the first Green Treasury Bond. The $7 billion sovereign green bonds will mature on June 21, 2034 and settlement will occur on June 14. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche ...

Global investors unite for Climate Action 100+

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
A group of global asset owners has issued a statement in support of Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) after an exodus of large investor members early this year. The initiative received the endorsement from 44 asset owners across the globe, including the ...

One in three analyse physical climate risk: IGCC

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... our economy for decades to come." The IGCC report was produced in collaboration with Lonergan Research, S&P Sustainable1, ISS ESG, JANA and Pathzero. ISS ESG is owned by ISS STOXX, which also owns ISS Media, publisher of FS Sustainability.
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