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ISPT launches sustainable furniture scheme, diverts waste

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
Industry Super Property Trust (ISPT) has resold or rehomed more than 15,000 pieces of office furniture as part of an office building refit, diverting waste from landfill and recovering related costs as part of a sustainable furniture scheme. ISPT is ...

More women on boards, but cultural diversity stagnating: Governance Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
More women are taking director roles, but a shrinking number of women are holding female-occupied seats, raising concerns about overboarding, according to research from the Governance Institute. The Governance Institute has released its latest Board ...

RIAA certifies two Real Asset Management funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) has certified two fund strategies from Real Asset Management (RAM). The RAM Australian Diversified Fixed Income Fund and RAM Diversified Fixed Income and Credit SMA have been approved under RIAA's ...

Australian Shareholders' Association issues net zero policy for companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... report on progress to stakeholders including shareholders. "This is our first ESG/climate change policy," noted ASA CEO Rachel Waterhouse. "It has been driven by our members - they proposed this to us, we had a working group to develop it, and its' ...

Moving to cloud brings financial and sustainability dividend: Deloitte

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 18 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
Increasing use of cloud-based technology and services can yield not only technology gains, but also assist Australian companies in reducing carbon emissions, according to research from Deloitte. In a recent report, Deloitte noted that cloud-based technologies ...

AXA IM launches two sustainable funds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 16 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
AXA Investment Managers have brought two new responsible investment funds to the Australian market. The AXA IM Global Green Bond fund and the AXA IM Clean Economy Equity Fund are designed to offer wholesale investors access to sustainable portfolios. ...

Cundall names APAC head of ESG advisory

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
Global engineering and advisory firm Cundall has promoted Madlen Jannaschk to lead its Asia-Pacific (APAC) ESG advisory. Jannaschk has been with Cundall for nearly four years and has worked as a practicing architect and project manager for more than ...

CBA sees push to greater quantity, quality of climate risk reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
Quantity and quality of climate disclosures by Australian companies will improve, with or without a government mandate, according to CBA. In a recent report by CBA's sustainable economics team, the bank noted that regulations including the US Securities ...

Financial inclusion as risk and opportunity: Principal Financial Group

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
Financial exclusion is both a global risk and an opportunity, with Principal Financial Group announcing it is establishing an index to undercover key drivers of financial exclusion in more than 40 markets. The Global Financial Inclusion Index is being ...

BNP Paribas AM launches sustainable Asia fixed income strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
BNP Paribas Asset Management has launched a sustainable fixed income strategy that offers exposure to sustainable urbanisation trends in Asia. The BNP Paribas Sustainable Asian Cities Bond strategy is the global fund manager's first Asia-focused fixed ...
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