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Banks face multi-billion risks from climate change: Accenture

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... Graham Sinden, head of climate risk at APRA, at a panel presentation at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) conference in May. "It's to strengthen the financial sectors' understanding of climate change risk, it's to ...

Global sustainable investment grows 15%: GSIA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... regions, growth was slowed by tightening industry standards such as the Responsible Investment Association Australasia's (RIAA's) Responsible Investment Standard. "What was really important to us this year, as part of the regional membership base, is ...

ASIC reviewing greenwashing in financial products

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... defines funds with little to no ESG, "light" green and "dark green" funds. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), which has operated a certification program for responsible investments for the past 15 years, noted that the ASIC review ...

Super funds file Modern Slavery Statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... slavery is occurring. Carlsson chairs the Human Rights Working Group at the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), which has published Modern Slavery Reporting: a Guide for Investors in conjunction with the Australian Council of Superannuation ...

Fund manager issues first Reconciliation Action Plan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... issues like cultural heritage protection into engagements with companies. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) last year established the First Nations Working Group in the wake of the destruction of Juukan Gorge, a site that represented ...

Regulation needs to keep up with the rise of ethical investing: Hejaz Financial Services

HAKAN OZYON  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... and invest in funds that closely align with their values is growing. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) has found that more than $1.1 trillion worth of professionally managed money in Australia is responsibly invested. However ...

ASFI reports on momentum towards sustainable finance sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... important activity," said Simon O'Connor, ASFI co-chair and CEO of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). O'Connor noted activities by organization beyond the financial services sector to include universities, state governments ...

Advisers seek education, clarification on ESG investing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... and governance questions lag behind, Guiamatsia said. Information from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA)'s consumer research platform, Responsible Returns, corroborates this. In the first quarter of 2021, the top three themes ...

Brokers recognised for excellence in ESG research

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... investment in Australia last year. The ESG RA Awards are supported by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) and is an initiative comprising superannuation funds, fund managers and asset consultants with the single objective of increasing ...

PE, VC vehicles to drive sustainable investment pipeline

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 10 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... scaled up, according to a panel of fund managers. Speaking at the recent Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) conference, Alexandra Clunies-Ross, portfolio manager at Artesian Invest, notes that venture capital can be used to develop ...
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