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The 50 most influential ESG corporate professionals in Australia named

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The 50 most influential environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) professionals working at ASX-listed companies have been named by trade publication FS Sustainability in the 2024 ESG Power50 guide. Running for the second year, the ESG Power50 ...

ESG fund performance leans on growth

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The sustainable investing space continues to mature, with increasing demand for genuine impact and valuation-based strategies over growth-focused ones, says Nomura UK's sustainable equities portfolio manager. Alex Rowe recently completed his APAC ...

The rising role and risks of generative AI

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... avoid relationship issues and unexpected surprises. Also, when announcing new AI tools, be mindful of your messaging and target audience, emphasising governance aspects. Currently, 71% of respondents believe specific AI regulation is necessary, though ...

Member accuses UniSuper of greenwashing

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... emissions. While other sectors, such as electricity generation, are reducing their emissions in line with Australia's net zero target, road transport emissions continue to increase - fueled largely by continued urban motorway expansion. "Toll roads are ...

Plibersek threatens circularity laws

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Canberra warns if businesses don't step up it will revise legislation surrounding product stewardship and the circular economy to boost investor confidence. But environment minister Tanya Plibersek concedes that sometimes threats are as effective as ...

AXA IM releases engagement data

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Climate and corporate governance were the biggest areas of focus for the leading global asset manager, which ramped up its engagement activities by 14% on the previous year. AXA Investment Managers, with €844 billion AUM, made 681 engagements with ...

BlackRock-Temasek closes at US$1.4 bn

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... The Decarbonization Partners Fund I, a Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) Article 9 fund, had a fundraising target of US$1 billion. Article 9 funds are products which target sustainable investments, "where a financial product has sustainable ...

Greenwashing crackdown will boost ESG fund flows: ASIC

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Corporate watchdog chair Joe Longo has underlined the regulator's hardline approach and said compliance leads to more profitability. Responsible investors must ensure their products are true-to-label in order to avoid greenwashing, the Australian ...

Active ownership is the new sheriff in town

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Prepare to be dazzled - or bulldozed, as the case may be - as sustainable investing goes through a whirlwind transformation in the next six years, says the chief executive of the nation's third-largest super fund. Speaking at the Responsible Investment ...

Proxy voting targets DEI and pay

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) has joined executive remuneration packages as top of mind in proxy voting this year. According to data compiled by the international equity team at Morgan Stanley Investment Management, shareholder proposals related ...
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