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Active ownership is the new sheriff in town

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... included Woodside Energy, which Aware Super had publicly slammed last month for its unclear climate plan. On gender diversity, Stewart praised the progress. Since 2015, there has been an 89% increase in board positions on the ASX300 held by women, according ...

Deutsche Bank links 33% of long-term bonuses to non-financial targets

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... investments, the reduction of electricity consumption in the bank's buildings, climate risk management, improvements in gender diversity, and governance factors including control risk management, anti-money laundering and know-your-client activities. ...

Industry unveils plan to boost female executives

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... according to a 2023 survey from the Financial Services Council (FSC). New research from Willis Towers Watson found gender diversity in investment teams can add 45 basis points annually in net excess returns. All global and domestic fund managers surveyed ...

Australian gender pay gap data to be revealed from February

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... workers also believe they'll be overlooked for a pay rise in the year ahead. ACSI CEO Louise Davidson said that gender diversity is financially material to investors, as companies that are diverse tend to perform better. "I hope that the increased ...

QIC secures US$300m SLL

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... linked to the sustainability-linked facility's interest rate margin. Portfolio companies will be assessed on their gender diversity, GRESB rating, and compliance with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) - including stretch targets demonstrating ...

ACSI updates voting guidelines

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... exposure to material 'circular economy' risks and opportunities. Diversity: Expectations reflect ACSI's latest gender diversity policy, further articulate broader concepts of diversity, and emphasis board responsibilities working to prevent and respond ...

Gender pay gap a key diversity metric: FSI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Improving reporting on gender pay gap and gender diversity will help investors assess where companies are addressing gender-based equality and inclusion and set the stage for engagement on diversity measures beyond gender, according to First Sentier ...

Investors press Boral for clarity on net zero ambitions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... director Robert Sindel. The recommendation is qualified because Sindel is the nomination committee chair and gender diversity at board level will decrease to 17% female director representation following the retirement of Karen Moses at this year's AGM. ...

Rainmaker names ESG leader super funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... claims regarding their sustainability practices." Rainmaker also considered funds' net zero commitments, gender diversity among its management and senior executives, investment screening and the quality of their portfolio holdings disclosures.

Investors call for leadership diversity at ASX300 listed companies

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Only 17% of ASX300 companies are achieving gender diversity in executive leadership in line with the 40:40 Vision, with two-thirds of investors planning on increasing advocacy on the issue within the next 12 months. A recent survey of investors found ...
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