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ESG reporting rises, but companies lagging on climate, diversity: Ethical Partners

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... disclosures, but we need to go to the quality of disclosures." Ethical Partners found that 50% of companies report against the SDGs, but only 5% report in a way that the fund manager categorises as "integrated", with 44% of the companies addressing their ...

Alphinity launches SDG-aligned fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... 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 invest in a diversified portfolio of leading ...

Global sustainable investment grows 15%: GSIA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... Responsible Investment Association Australasia Simon O'Connor. "We're a long way from achieving net zero, delivering the SDGs and so it's really to tie that together so that the whole market starts focusing on the deliverability of the big sustainability ...

Neuberger Berman closes $280m private equity impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... will look at those business activities, particularly the KPIs and the long term outcomes we seek to achieve and those map to SDGs." The fund invests in opportunities that are aligned with broader investment themes such as improving health outcomes, addressing ...

Sustainability important to future of SME sector: Australia Post

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... in a COVID-19 world is part of a series of whitepapers by Australia Post to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Biden inauguration brings climate challenge for Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... opportunity." Petersen also sees wider implications for driving sustainable growth, as outlined in the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). In the wake of Biden's election, BCSDA applied the SDGs to policies outlined by Biden during the presidential ...

Circular economy a key investment theme: American Century

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... investment thesis rests on five sustainability pillars which roll-up to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) - environmental protection, healthcare, education, sustainable living and technological progress. Circular economy is embedded ...

Thai regulator becomes TCFD suppporter

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... Thailand's National 20-Year Strategy and in line with the move towards the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Thailand has committed to a 20-25% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions from the projected business-as-usual approach by ...

Integrating impact investing in listed equity portfolios

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... capital in public markets can create additional positive outcomes towards aims such as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Australian market for impact investing has nearly tripled over the past two years, from $5.7 billion to $19.9 billion ...

Tech platform to assist ASX companies in ESG reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... progress on each metric had happened." Hajda noted that the WEF outputs could be aligned to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and other frameworks as well. The WEF metrics platform is designed to assist smaller ASX listed companies who often lack ...
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