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ESG investing "fastest growing" priority for advisers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... much effort into research and data analytics as they do on new product issuance." Advisers are hearing more inquiries from retail clients as to the ESG nature of the funds in which they are investing, Drennan said. At the same time, there is an expectation ...

GII launch gender equality impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... Initiative (GII) has launched an actively managed equity impact investment fund focused on women and girls, available to retail investors. The Global Gender Equality Fund is the world's first, actively managed, impact investment fund focused on women ...

AI-based trading platform to integrate ESG data

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... female, which obviously the aren't. "What we learnt is that these factors are starting to play a crucial role on how retail investors are analysing this data, especially the small and mid-cap stocks." Jaaims' platform allows users to see an ESG ...

"War for talent": ESG professionals in high demand

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Recruiters for roles in ESG and sustainability say it's a candidate's market when it comes to hiring. Companies across most industry sectors are hiring from junior to senior executive levels to find capabilities in ESG and sustainability, driven ...

Rest outlines net zero scenario, impacts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... The average 48-year-old Rest member has an account balance of $67,000. The average salary for workers of this age in the retail industry is around $48,000 per year. A member with this account balance and salary could be approximately $50,000 better off ...

CFA launches ESG certificate in Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... expertise, yet only 1.5% of portfolio manager profiles claimed these skills." With 76% of institutional investors and 69% of retail investors declaring an interest in ESG, according to a recent CFA Institute survey, the certificate is suitable for practitioners ...

Tightening climate focus on world's biggest emitters: Aviva Investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Editorial note: This is the second in a three part series of articles brought to you by Aviva Investors. With the Australian AGM season in full swing, climate-related resolutions are receiving keen attention by shareholders and stakeholders. At the ...

Charter Hall signs green development loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... rating. The building will include 32,000 square meters of office space over 12 levels, as well as 1,000 square meters of retail space at ground level. The loan is a culmination of a six-month process that included the development of a green finance framework ...

Property manager announces further $500m SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... Commonwealth Bank recently served as lender and joint sustainability coordinator on the $495 million SLL facility for the ISPT Retail Australia Property Trust (IRAPT). IRAPT manages a portfolio of 33 properties focused on neighbourhood and town centres ...

Merlon Capital hires sustainability manager

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... 2021 Merlon was managing approximately $1.0 billion on behalf of institutional investors, charities and endowments and retail investors. Merlon Capital Partners is supported by Challenger Limited subsidiary Fidante Partners.
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