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RIAA tapped to run TNFD consultation group

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... convened by TNFD Taskforce Member Rabobank and the Dutch Banking Association; Switzerland, convened by TNFD Taskforce Member UBS on an interim basis; and the United Kingdom, convened by the Green Finance Institute (GFI).

Redpoint poaches PMs from ART

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 APR 2022  |  NEWS
... $960 million under his management. Prior to joining ART, Page was the head of new business at Regnan. He has also worked at UBS, where he developed and implemented its global ESG strategy in Zurich, Switzerland. Parks was a sustainable investment strategist ...

UBS hires ESG specialist

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
UBS has recruited Camille Wynter as head of Australian ESG Research. Wynter - who has more than ten years' experience in sustainable finance - joins the investment banker from the Commonwealth Bank where she was director of sustainable finance. ...

TCorp issues $1.5 billion sustainability bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
... and brings the total bonds on issue to $6.7 billion. The joint lead managers for the transaction are Bank of America, Citi, UBS and Westpac. Interest in the bond far outstripped issuance, with TCorp seeing total bids of $2.952 billion. Asset managers ...

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 ...
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