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Enhanced ESG reporting linked to funding outcomes

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... make quick changes to deliver significant impact. Initially, we've seen a large focus from boards on finalising their purpose statement and ensuring compliance issues such as health and safety are being reported." Socialsuite has signed up a further ...

Northern Trust AM names head of sustainable investing and stewardship

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Northern Trust Asset Management has hired Julie Moret as global head of sustainable investing and stewardship, a newly created role. Moret will oversee the firm's sustainable investing and global engagement policies, foster research and product development ...

APRA to conduct climate vulnerability assessment on banks

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... spoke of the CVA process that will apply to banks during a panel discussion at the Actuaries Institute annual summit. "The purpose here is multi-fold," he says. "It's to strengthen the financial sectors' understanding of climate change risk, it's to ...

AICD presses case for stakeholder role in governance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... governance in five steps - identifying, prioritising and regularly reviewing the organisation's stakeholder with regard to purpose and strategic objectives, developing a vision for the board's role in stakeholder governance, engaging with key ...

Steep rise in demand for ESG wealth management products: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... investments, but many feel their wealth manager "falls short" in understanding their values. There is an overall growth in "for purpose" investing in wealth management clients, according to the 2021 EY Global Wealth Research Report . EY surveyed 2,500 ...

Responsible investors called to action on First Nations Peoples

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... Peoples Working Group (FNPWG), under the auspices of RIAA's Human Rights Working Group. The group has a three-fold purpose to help: address and advance the rights of First Nations peoples and others subjected to systemic racism; elevate First Nations ...

Rainmaker tracks gender diversity of ESG super funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... implements ESG principles; and performance, or whether the fund achieves its investment objectives and satisfies the Sole Purpose Test. Australian Ethical Investment, CBUS Super, AustralianSuper, HESTA and Aware Super have the highest scores against ...

NAB participates in £300 million sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... development of the refinancing strategy as well as its structuring and implementation. "Centrus is committed to finance with purpose," said Phil Jenkins, managing director, Centrus Financial. "Therefore, we are thrilled to have worked with Anchor Hanover ...

Rainmaker reveals top performing ESG super funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... implements ESG principles; and performance, or whether the fund achieves its investment objectives and satisfies the Sole Purpose Test. Rainmaker took the approach of rating super funds on their ESG-related activities because it's a "pragmatic, evidence-based ...

ASX companies under the spotlight for global investor engagement

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... ESG issues are correlated and interrelated, and companies that out-perform tend to have an articulated strategy around purpose, Davila noted. "COVID did bring out some urgency around the climate issue, but also the natural capital as well, and if you ...
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