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Defunct fund pays greenwashing fine

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... opportunity." ASIC has issued 16 other infringement notices relating to greenwashing. Most recently, in December, Morningstar paid $29,820 to comply with two infringement notices over allegations that its investor funds "were exposed to controversial ...

Rise in ESG commitment by global funds: Morningstar

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
A review of 12 asset managers that Morningstar deems committed ESG has resulted in five receiving upgrades, while several retained their previous ratings. Morningstar has identified 97 firms globally that they deem as falling into an ESG Commitment ...

ANZ sustainable fund flows buck global trend: Morningstar

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... and New Zealand sustainable funds attracted USD$567 million in inflows in the fourth quarter of 2023, according to Morningstar research. Active sustainable strategies were the big winners, seeing net inflows of US$434 million in the fourth quarter. The ...

Macquarie opens clean energy arm

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... poor score on inclusion of ESG factors into their investment processes and deliver sustainable outcomes, assessed by Morningstar's ESG Commitment Level Landscape report. Chad Hymas has been appointed chief executive of the Aula Energy business. He was ...

Climate fund assets reach half a trillion dollars

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 3 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... development, assets in these funds have surged 30% in the past 18 months. The research from financial research firm Morningstar, Investing in Times of Climate Change, has found that the menu of options for climate-conscious investors has over the past ...

Australian Ethical crowned most sustainable

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... Investment management company Australian Ethical has been identified as the asset manager most committed to sustainability. Morningstar's ESG Commitment Level Landscape report assessed 108 asset managers worldwide. Just eight were identified as in the ...

Ethical investments recover performance: Chant West

ROSE MARY PETRASS, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... three portfolios have all outperformed their benchmarks. The Ethinvest Balanced Portfolio returned 9.52% against its Morningstar benchmark return of 7.57%, the conservative portfolio returned 7.63% against the Morningtar benchmark of 4.8%, and the growth ...

Are indexes the next target for greenwashing investigations?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... channels, we ascertain any practice gaps associated with the breach and how and by when the breach can be remedied." Morningstar does not rate the Vanguard ETF that is related to the bond fund, noted Morningstar associate director, manager research Justin ...

Challenging market weakens ESG-focused fund flows

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
... new money in Q2 2023 compared with over $US31 billion in the previous quarter. Investment research and ratings firm Morningstar's Global Sustainable Fund Flows report for Q2 2023 also attributed the weakening to elevated energy prices affecting sustainable ...

Companies urged to address Scope 3 emissions

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUN 2023  |  NEWS
... these suppliers are likely to be passed on to the companies they serve. Scope 3 underreported Recent research from Morningstar has found that no Australian-listed company is on track to reach net zero by 2050. The report revealed that whilst 25% of companies ...
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