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Preqin offers ESG benchmark for alternatives

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... for investors, fund managers and advisors to use in their investment decision-making when it comes to ESG and impact investing. Normally, private firms do not have the regulatory duty to disclose such information. "At Preqin, we look to empower anyone ...

Podcast: Divestment, impact, and all that good stuff with Sharon Davis of Future Super

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... an ethos rooted in ethical investment with a focus on clean energy and social impact projects. The pair chat impact investing, stewardship (proxy voting and engagements), and how to approach divesting from fossil fuels while at the same time ensuring ...

Impact investing drops down the list

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... persistent inflation and market volatility has investors' minds focused on returns rather than impact. While impact investing experiences a drop in appeal, nearly three-quarters (71%) of Australians are still willing to sacrifice 1-10% of returns ...

Super battle on impact investing and returns

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... campaigners argue. It will take its case to the House of Representatives by the end of the year. "We believe that impact investing can be a powerful tool to address the social and environmental challenges we face at home and abroad," said Wealth of Nations ...

Gender-based strategy gives impact investing a boost

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... entrepreneurs. There is a US$360 billion annual financing gap for women-owned small businesses, according to the UN. Impact investing, which is aimed at generating social impact alongside a financial return, could be the answer. Less than 2% of the world's ...

Rest increases impact investment with Cibus fund allocation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... investment and sustainability Leilani Weier. "As a super fund representing one in five young Australians, we believe impact investing represents a powerful opportunity for us to grow our members' super, while helping to build a more sustainable future," ...

BNP Paribas updates sustainability strategy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... Sustainable Finance and Investment, mobilise capital for sustainable solutions, invest in emerging markets, and enhance impact investing strategies. It has also committed to reducing its exposure to oil and gas in line with 2°C of warming. As a founding ...

UN-informed tool to assess SDG progress

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 28 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... towards sustainable assets by assessing alignment of private sector activity with the SDGs. According to the Global Impact Investing Network, the market for impact investing surpassed US$1 trillion in assets worldwide in 2021. Yet according to UN Sustainable ...

New tools available to help investors meet Paris Agreement

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 17 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... of new tools have been released from organisations including Moody's Investors Service, ISS STOXX, Global Impact Investing Network, UN-convened Principles for Responsible Investment, Bloomberg and Riskthinking.AI. Moody's releases framework for ...

PRI, CFA Institute and GSIA agree to common RI definitions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... beneficiaries, including the common economic, social and environmental assets on which their interests depend. Impact investing: investing with the intention to generate a positive, measurable social and/or environmental impact alongside a financial ...
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