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ACSI announces new president, deputy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... together to tackle significant long-term investment risks, including climate change, corporate governance, and gender diversity." Silk also congratulated Blakey and Gardiner. "Debby and Michelle are strong advocates of the importance of focusing on ESG ...

ASX companies face heightened stakeholder scrutiny

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... does this impact the bottom line, how does that create value for a wide variety of shareholders." The growth in gender diversity, continuous disclosure and the Two Strikes rule are features of Australian corporate governance are positive features in ...

ASX companies join 40:40 Vision

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... investors and companies. As investors, we share a common goal with companies of improving long-term performance and gender diversity is an important part of that." According to the Chief Executive Women ASX200 Senior Executive Census 2020, in 2020, 25 ...

War, vice and climate: assessing investors ethical stands

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... to avoid investing in those companies linked to poor human rights practices. Nucleus Wealth recently added a gender diversity screen for clients, Klassen said. "We added a diversity screen to screen out boards that didn't have enough women on them," ...

Rainmaker tracks gender diversity of ESG super funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... the super fund itself," Rainmaker said in the study. "Diversity obviously takes a multitude of forms, spanning gender diversity, cultural diversity, racial diversity and health and political diversity." As part of this inaugural study, Rainmaker assessed ...

Women near parity in 2021 board appointments: AICD

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... Petschler, AICD general manager of advocacy. "This is where we need it to stay to maintain the momentum on board gender diversity that we have seen over the past few years." Over the last 10 years the appointment rate of women on ASX 200 boards has climbed ...

More women on ASX200 boards, but lag in CEO and chair roles: ACSI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... also noted there are only 22 one-women boards in the ASX200. "Investors have long recognised the value of board gender diversity," Davidson said. "CSI and our members adopted a target of 30% women directors in 2015, in 2019 this target was achieved. ...

Perennial sustainable small cap fund shows double-digit returns

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... of AGM season. "We've started to use January to reach out to companies where we think they need to improve gender diversity on their board. We have used this quieter time of the year to communicate our thoughts, so that by the time they hit the AGM ...

ESG investment professional salaries revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... salaries to increase this year," he said. "It's a positive place to be." The ESG investment sector is one area where gender diversity is strong - McGilton estimates that around 60% of roles are filled by women, and 40% by men. "A lot of firms have told ...

Aviva Investors puts companies on notice over climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... many years, but progress has been stubbornly stagnant." Baig noted that companies had progressed in terms of gender diversity in the UK and Australia and other jurisdictions, but there hadn't been the same focus on ethnic diversity. "Nearly 50% of the ...
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