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Strong APAC demand for sustainable, impact assets: UBS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... across Asia Pacific are showing strong demand for sustainable and impact assets across classes and product lines, according to UBS. As of the end of September 2021, UBS's sustainability focus and Impact investing assets grew by 63% to US$207 billion ...

2021 theme in review: human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... focus on looking beyond tier one suppliers and making sure that grievance mechanisms are available for use. Earlier this year, UBS held a panel discussion with Kimberley Randal, CEO of FairSupply and Alexander Coward, senior advisor, Pillar Two, to explore ...

Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... slavery risks should focus on looking beyond tier one suppliers and making sure that grievance mechanisms are available for use. UBS recently held a panel discussion with Kimberley Randal, CEO of FairSupply and Alexander Coward, senior advisor, Pillar ...

ESG a thematic tailwind for microcap stocks: Yarra Capital

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... ESG, if you're not looking future forward, your business is going to struggle," said Fleming, who is portfolio manager of the UBS Yarra Microcap Fund. "On the flip side, some of these companies don't have the money or internal resources to publish large ...

Weighing litigation risk of net zero targets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... fines and reputational damage, into the sphere of litigation. Partners from Baker McKenzie recently discussed the issues at a UBS-hosted webinar, while investors are keenly aware of the issue as well. "ESG is such a hot topic and buzzword, and companies ...

Analysing the opportunities, challenges of the ESG investing sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... said Mark Spicer, director climate change and sustainability, KPMG Australia. Spicer and Emily Whelan, ESG advisory sales, UBS, recently discussed the state of the ESG investing industry. "Value creation and ESG is another lens that investors need to ...

Setting ESG targets a "first mover advantage" for companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... investment. Adam Carrel, partner in the EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services team, and Emily Whelan, ESG advisory sales, UBS, recently discussed the state ESG action and disclosure. "Corporate Australia on the whole has been overly conservative ...

Calculating the value of green transitions: UBS AM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... hard-to-abate emissions-intensive sectors are capable of taking stronger action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, according to UBS Asset Management. UBS recently released The value of a green transition, outlining a model that includes decarbonisation ...

Elliott Green Power announce two hires

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... Powering Australian Renewables Fund, having worked previously for EY, PWC and Infigen Energy as well as for Macquarie Group and UBS. EGP has also hired Richard Armstrong as senior asset manager. He comes to EGP from AGL energy, where he spent the past ...

Cutting the carbon without sacrificing return: UBS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... carbon intensity of their portfolios without sacrificing returns, and may achieve outperformance, according to research from UBS. UBS identified 25 stocks from the MSCI World index which are buy or neutral rated They compared them to stocks which are ...
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