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ESG fund performance leans on growth

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... and sustainable equities portfolio manager at Nomura Asset Management UK said the strategy targets 2-3% outperformance of MSCI All Country World Index (ACWI), the global equity index. Beyond this, it targets "a positive impact on the most important environmental ...

ClearBridge launches first local global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... ClearBridge Global Growth Fund invests in 60 to 100 growth companies and aims to deliver above-market returns. The fund tracks the MSCI AC World (Net) (AUD) Index and invests namely in the technology, financials, healthcare, consumer discretionary, industrials ...

Proxy voting targets DEI and pay

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Group. It also reduces the risk of governance-related controversies, including bribery, corruption and fraud, according to MSCI. Paulson also said executive pay is in the firing line for proxy voting. According to the Economic Policy Institute, CEOs ...

MLC Life sustainability manager joins impact firm

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 23 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Insurance as sustainability manager. Prior, she was the head of ethics and impact at U Ethical Investors and an ESG consultant at MSCI ESG Research. With a background in climate science, sustainability best practice and infrastructure planning, Lucchese ...

Russell Investments introduces new ESG-focused ETF

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 17 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... closed to new money or not immediately available to Australian investors. RGOS aims to out outperform its benchmark, the MSCI All Country World Net Index, before costs and tax, with a fee of 0.95% per annum on assets under management. Russell Investments ...

Two new ETFs for Franklin Templeton

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... operating in developed and emerging markets from around the world other than in Australia. The fund aims to outperform the MSCI World ex Australia Index net of returns, after fees and expenses but before taxes over the medium to longer term. FRGG portfolio ...

MLC Life hires from U Ethical

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Union and the UN Global Compact's Cities Program. Before arriving at U Ethical, she worked as an ESG consultant with MSCI and Urban Systems Advisory at AECOM, the infrastructure consulting firm. A technical expert group advisor to the Responsible ...

ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... which was later published online. The Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund tracked the Bloomberg Barclays MSCI Global Aggregate SRI Exclusions Float Adjusted Index. Vanguard claimed the index excluded only companies with significant business ...

Nature taskforce announces leadership overhaul

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... appointed is Hiro Mizuno, founder and CEO of financial services firm Good Steward Partners. He also advises index provider MSCI and is ex-special envoy to the UN Secretary-General on Innovative Finance and Sustainable Investments. Also selected: ex-journalist ...

ESG indices linked to Myanmar junta

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... Major ESG indices have responded to allegations they listed companies with links to the Myanmar military junta. The indices, MSCI, FTSE Russell and S&P Dow Jones, were used by BlackRock, Deutsche Bank, Northern Trust, State Street and Vanguard to model ...
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