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Investors back modern slavery compensation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... eliminate [modern slavery] from our society," Rishworth said. "Australian investors see modern slavery as an investment risk," RIAA head of policy and advocacy Nayanisha Samarakoon told FS Sustainability. "A business model that relies on underpaid workers ...

Aussie investors prepare for new EU rules

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... to consider the social and environmental impact of their operations. The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) said EU legislative changes pose a challenge for Australian companies and investors alike, who are following the developments ...

Investors push for nature in climate plans

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... the shift voluntarily, the industry may need governmental mandates to ensure widespread adoption. Estelle Parker, co-CEO at RIAA, said that the Australian government's sector decarbonisation plans must be implemented with a focus on nature-based solutions ...

Nature-related disclosures underway

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... voluntary, there are indications of a broader commitment to nature and extending influence to downstream supply chain obligations. RIAA co-CEO Estelle Parker said: "Widespread reporting against the TNFD framework will improve investors' ability to make ...

Ethical ETFs AUM surges in 2023: Betashares

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... industry dropped by nearly $250 billion in 2022, according to the latest Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) report. For the first time in years, the total Responsible Investment AUM declined from $1.542 trillion in 2021 to $1.293 trillion ...

New advisory body for nature investment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Australian Sustainable Finance Institute (ASFI) CEO Kristy Graham, outgoing Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) CEO Simon O'Connor, ClimateWorks CEO Anna Skarbek, and Australian Land Conservation Alliance CEO Jody Gunn. NAB global ...

RIAA names Responsible Investment Super Leaders

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) has named 10 Responsible Super Fund Leaders, while noting that MySuper products of super funds demonstrating leading responsible investment practice outperformed those of non-leaders on average ...

RIAA creates co-CEO model to replace outgoing O'Connor

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) has named two co-CEOs to replace its outgoing leader, one based in Australia and one based in Aotearoa New Zealand. Estelle Parker and Dean Hegarty will take the helm of the organisation in early ...

PRI, CFA Institute and GSIA agree to common RI definitions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... are aligned," said Simon O'Connor, former chair of GSIA and CEO of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), a member of GSIA. "We set out a few years ago to bring it these definitions even closer together, because we've been ...

Treasury launches sustainable finance strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... labellign regime for investment projecst and will commence work on this in 2024. Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) CEO Simon O'Connor said government has a "rare opportunity to rapidly change the landscape of investment and finance ...
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