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APRA releases guidance on climate change risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its final prudential practice guide on climate change financial risks. Noting that climate risks extend to all sectors of the economy, APRA noted in Prudential Practice Guide CPG 229 ...

Super funds that invest responsibly draw market share: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
More than 40 percent of total super fund assets are managed by funds that demonstrate leading practice responsible investment, according to a new study from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). RIAA's Responsible Investment Super ...

Best ESG super, investment products revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical, Nanuk Asset Management and HESTA took out gongs for ESG products in Money magazine's 2022 Best of the Best Awards. Australian Ethical was named best Australian shares ESG fund, with Alphinity Sustainable Share Fund and Pendal ...

ESG investing "fastest growing" priority for advisers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Responsible investing is the fastest growing priority area for advisers, according to new research from Investment Trends. Advisers have identified three challenges - ESG, capital protection and mounting compliance burden, according to the 2021 Adviser ...

Michelle Baltazar awarded CEW leadership scholarship

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Chief Executive Woman (CEW) have named Rainmaker Group executive director - media Michelle Baltazar one of two inaugural recipients of a scholarship designed to inspire Australian women leaders working in media. Baltazar, who is also the editor-in-chief ...

Perpetual launches active ESG ETF

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Perpetual Asset Management Australia (PAMA) has launched an active ETF based on its ethical SRI fund. The ETF, called GIVE, is based on the Perpetual Ethical SRI Fund, managed by portfolio manager Nathan Hughes. This is a key strategic initiative, bringing ...

Failing to manage ESG a severe risk to business: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Failing to manage material ESG issues effectively will constitute a business failure by 2030, according to research from KPMG Australia. Increasing regulation and expectations from employees, customers and investors means businesses will have to transform ...

Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Companies managing and reporting on modern slavery risks should focus on looking beyond tier one suppliers and making sure that grievance mechanisms are available for use. UBS recently held a panel discussion with Kimberley Randal, CEO of FairSupply ...

Sustainability moving from "why" to "how: Banksia Foundation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Integrating sustainability across businesses and industries has moved from the "why" to the "how," but more work is needed to meet critical challenges in sustainability progress, according to a recent panel hosted by the Banksia Foundation. Representatives ...

Willis Towers Watson names head of sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has named Tim Unger as Australia's head of sustainable investment. Unger joined WTW in 2001 as a senior investment consultant. He is an advocate for incorporating ESG principles into investment strategies and framework. "Tim's ...
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