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Biden inauguration brings climate challenge for Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
With Joseph R. Biden Jr officially becoming the 46 th president of the United States, a series of executive actions have brought the US back to the international table on a number of ESG grounds, with meaningful implications for Australia's economy ...
Circular economy a key investment theme: American Century
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
The transition towards a global circular economy will be a key ESG issue in 2021, according to American Century Investments. Companies must rethink resource consumption, energy usage and manufacturing processes with an aim toward eliminating waste and ...
Global impact bond issuance spike in 2020
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
A record US$500billion in impact bonds was issued in global markets in 2020, an increase of 60% over the previous year, according to Insight Investment. Insight believes this increase could "easily be repeated" in 2021, which would take the overall ...
Seeking financial, positive impact in SME investments: Beckon Capital
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Growth equity investor Beckon Capital is developing a fund to invest in small and medium-sized businesses that provide financial return and demonstrable social and environmental impact. The focus is on investing in assets that provide sustainability ...
Translating net zero goals into near-term decisions: Robeco
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Global fund manager Robeco is in the process of setting five-year cycle targets to translate long-term net zero carbon emission reduction initiatives into impactful investment portfolios and investor practices. Robeco wants to invest in line with the ...
Thai regulator becomes TCFD suppporter
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Thailand's Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has become a supporter of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). By becoming an official supporter of the voluntary climate risk disclosure framework, the SEC will aim to "raise ...
The conundrum of ESG in emerging markets
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Editorial note: This piece is sponsored by T. Rowe Price Integrating environmental, social and governance considerations into emerging markets portfolios can assist investors in finding companies that outperform their peers. However, they also present ...
Social license to operate, stakeholder management key governance concerns
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Editorial note: This piece is sponsored by T. Rowe Price Companies' social license to operate and wider stakeholder concerns are core governance considerations during this AGM season in Australia. The recent history of corporate scandals relating ...
Integrating ESG to manage risks of high yield credit
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Editorial note: This piece is sponsored by T. Rowe Price Integrating environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) information into high yield strategies can augment risk analysis, although there are challenges in finding information about private ...
Integrating impact investing in listed equity portfolios
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Editorial note: This piece is sponsored by T. Rowe Price Interest in impact investing is quickly increasing, and while strategies are growing across multiple asset classes, fund managers are developing strategies to capture the positive environmental ...
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