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PEP rides ESG tailwinds

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... structure. The investment saw 15% annual returns (net of all fees) in past 24 months. PEP is a signatory to the United Nations Principles of Responsible Investing (UNPRI). The fund "has a number of investments which will benefit from ESG tailwinds. For ...

SBTi chief Luiz Amaral to step down

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... Based Targets initiative (SBTi) is a collaboration between the CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project), the United Nations Global Compact, the World Resources Institute (WRI) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Amaral was previously director ...

Podcast: Beyond ESG - UN PRI stewardship and engagement initiatives with David Atkin

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 25 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... task. To get the job done right, it is a path that no responsible investor or asset manager should tread alone. The United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI or PRI) is an international network of more than 5000 financial ...

Social TCFD-equivalent seeks leaders

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... (TIFD) and the organisations preparing a Taskforce on Social-related Financial Disclosures (TSFD). Aligned with the United Nations and Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, the TISFD will address inequality and social-related "impacts ...

UBS nabs ex-UOB sustainability lead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... Business School, as well as sustainability management and leadership training with the University of Cambridge and the United Nations System Staff College (UNSSC).

Westpac looks for next CSO

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... of sustainability previously. Toohill will also step back from participation as Westpac's representative on the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) Banking Board and the Net Zero Banking Alliance's (NZBA) governing Steering ...

Stewardship resources should double

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 14 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... costs. These are the findings of a new research report from the Thinking Ahead Institute (TAI), commissioned by the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The research comes out of a technical working group of PRI members ...

Nature taskforce announces leadership overhaul

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... was launched in 2021, leaves the role open to candidates. Maruma Mrema is also assistant secretary-general of the United Nations and deputy executive director of the UN Environment Program (UNEP). Alongside co-chair David Craig she led the TNFD from ...

Japan issues first climate transition bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... emissions reduction is a 46% reduction from 2013 levels by 2030, with net zero by 2050. Both the country and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change says this commitment is "ambitious" - however, independent science-based research group ...

Hazardous chemicals a key challenge for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... emphasising that chemicals, materials, and production processes should minimise harm. This approach is aligned with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. "Regulatory headwinds are on the horizon related to PFAS, particularly in the EU and ...
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