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ASI launches APAC sustainability institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) will launch an Asia Pacific sustainability institute to support the momentum of sustainable investing. The abrdn Sustainability Institute is designed to drive sustainable investing and supporting the buildout of a ...

Pengana Capital reports positive impacts of equities fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Pengana Capital Group's WHEB Sustainable Impact Fund report increased positive impacts of their investment portfolio while also reporting that investors and advisers are using an interactive tool to better understand the ways in which their investment ...

Maple-Brown Abbott appoint new head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... we will continue to be a leader in ESG." Maple-Brown Abbott is a signatory to the UN Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) since 2008, and was awarded an A+ for its approach in 2020. Meanwhile, Natasha McKean has departed from Maple-Brown Abbott ...

Infrastructure to offer opportunity for decarbonisation investment: ClearBridge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The infrastructure sector has the opportunity to lead global industry in decarbonisation, according to ClearBridge Investments. But different sectors within infrastructure present different risk and opportunity scenarios and cannot be treated as a monolith ...

Opinion: The housing burden is large enough to be shared by many parties

SCOTT LANGFORD  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Ed. note: FS Sustainability is pleased to present this opinion piece from Scott Langford, CEO, St George Community Housing. The opinions expressed reflect his views only. The recent completion of 11 Gibbons Street, Redfern was a landmark day. This is ...

Companies failing harassment victims: ACSI

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
There are structural issues with the ways in which companies handle sexual harassment complaints which inherently discriminate against victims, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) conference has heard. During a session, Julia Szlakowski ...

Banks face multi-billion risks from climate change: Accenture

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The global financial services industry faces $600 billion in climate change risks with widespread implications for banks across credit risk, market risk and operational risk, according to research from by Accenture. According to the climate disclosures ...

Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's only commercial scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has failed to meet targets to sequester carbon emissions from an LNG facility, raising questions as the role that CCS technology can play in reaching decarbonisation targets ...

Alphinity launches SDG-aligned fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Global equities boutique fund manager Alphinity Investment Management has launched a global sustainable strategy aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Alphinity Global Sustainable Equity Fund is a concentrated fund seeking to ...

Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Rainmaker Information (Rainmaker), publisher of FS Sustainability, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence ...
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