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Three innovations to fix carbon market

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
With effective risk management and capital allocation, Australia's carbon market can scale to become the biggest in the world, Westpac and the Carbon Market Institute (CMI) say. Companies are shifting from a focus on carbon neutrality to net zero alignment ...

Rest teams up with Fidelity to launch new fund

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Rest has announced it is further diversifying its industrial property and impact investment allocations by signing on as a cornerstone investor in Fidelity International's Fidelity Real Estate Logistics Climate Impact Fund (LOGICs). The LOGICs fund ...

Australian Ethical lead returns to CoreData

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Investment. Dennis led CoreData's self-managed super fund research initiatives back in 2013. He joins CEO Andrew Inwood and the rest of the global team leading a new dedicated area focused on advising financial services businesses in the responsible ...

Key sector could boost economy by $100 billion

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... a chance on funding innovation. Australia risks becoming a nation of consumers rather than creators "paying rent" to the rest of the world, with research and development (R&D) chronically overlooked and underfunded, the nation's STEM association ...

Super battle on impact investing and returns

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... Nightingale Housing. The Social Impact Investment Trust (SIIT) was HESTA-funded and managed by Social Ventures Australia. REST, a super fund with more than A$75 billion in assets last year committed to a 1% impact allocation by 2026. Over the past financial ...

Why top firms have more women on boards: AICD

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... listed companies outperform on gender equality due to shareholder expectation and stronger corporate governance - but the rest of the index will soon follow suit, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD). New AICD data finds ...

Firms wrestle with ESG data challenges

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Financiers are struggling to cope with new ESG requirements, grappling with data challenges and alignment of sustainability goals with business strategy. New research from Bloomberg finds ESG data is the biggest hurdle. A survey of 200 European financial ...

Tracking nature: finance lags on biodiversity

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Major financial intuitions and companies are falling behind on global deforestation, as the EU enacts a new law to protect and restore nature. 75% of the Earth's land surface has been significantly altered by human activities, according to the UN Environment ...

Rest makes another impact investment allocation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Rest is $150 million closer to reaching its impact investment target after allocating to a listed equity fund. Rest has invested in an international listed equities strategy run by Ninety-One, which "aims to achieve long-term total returns by investing ...

New Forests invests in Thai peat forest

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
New Forests has invested in a 70,000-hectare block of peat swamp forest in Thailand as the first investment in its Tropical Asia Forest Fund 2 (TAFF2). New Forest's investment in the Kuan Kreng Landscape (KKL) in Thailand holds the country's ...
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