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Brookfield bids for majority stake in Neoen

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... computing continues to drive higher demand for renewable sources of power, as exemplified by its recent agreement to supply Microsoft with over 10,000 megawatts of renewable power, the largest deal of its kind globally. Brookfield Asset Management renewable ...

ESG fund performance leans on growth

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... bias, Nomura's analysis finds. Outperformance of global stocks in 2023 can largely be attributed to growth at Apple, Microsoft, Google parent Alphabet, Amazon, Nvidia, Meta Platforms and Tesla. Some of these stocks should not be considered suitable ...

The rising role and risks of generative AI

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Generative AI, a rapidly advancing form of deep learning that mimics human output, also raises concerns about the verifiability of its results, UTS industry professor - emerging technology Nicholas Davis says. Appearing at the Stockbroker and Investment ...

ClearBridge launches first local global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... healthcare, consumer discretionary, industrials, consumer staples, and materials sectors. It currently has large holdings in Microsoft Corp, Amazon, Eli Lilly and Company, Apple, and Nvidia. The fund first launched in the US and has been in operation ...

Impact investing as greenwashing antidote: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... looking at a small niche within the index. Over the past couple of years, energy has not been in the fund. MAGMA stocks - Microsoft, Apple, Google, Meta, Amazon - have not been in the fund. That has been a meaningful headwind for us." While biodiversity ...

KPMG and Microsoft pair to upskill ESG

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
KPMG has partnered with Microsoft to release a new educational platform to upskill the global workforce to meet demand for better environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG). The ESG Academy will be available for Australian business leaders ...

New collaboration to create TCFD for social risks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... with its strategic partner, the OECD. B4IG members include Amundi Asset Management, AXA, BNP Paribas, Unilever, and Microsoft. It is also supported by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), the Council for Inclusive Capitalism ...

Super funds ESG options underweight BHP, overweight CSL: Rainmaker Information

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 APR 2023  |  NEWS
... "ESG products were found to on average have clear tilts away from many of the major global technology giants other than Microsoft, Alibaba and Tesla. These headline findings suggest that the investment strategies for super fund ESG investment options ...

Assessing big tech's ESG risks and opportunities: Aviva Investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Tech companies such as Alphabet, Facebook and Microsoft have soared over the past 12 months and the IT sector is a large component of many ESG funds, but Aviva Investors cautions that there are ESG risks to businesses' practices that must be scrutinised. ...

Vigeo Eiris upgrades three US companies on human rights criteria

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 FEB 2017  |  NEWS
... people from seven countries from entering the United States. Vigeo Eiris has upgraded the scores of Amazon, Expedia and Microsoft in the human rights domain, saying that by supporting legal action filed by the state of Washington against the ban, Vigeo ...
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