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Assessing climate risk in corporate bond portfolios
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has developed a carbon transition investment framework to identify and reduce climate risks in corporate bond portfolios. The framework has been developed to assist insurance and superannuation fund clients in particular ...
Social, governance risks to unequal global vaccine distribution
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
The equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations is a human challenge, but it also has implications on investors, companies and operations and supply chains. As rollout of the various vaccinations for COVID-19 begin to happen in countries around ...
Guide to assist financial sector in Modern Slavery risk management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
The financial services industry faces broad exposures to modern slavery and broader human rights risks due to its links to all industries around the world, requiring institutions to take a rigorous and systematic approach to assessing risks, according ...
APA Group sets net zero targets for emissions
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Energy infrastructure company APA Group will set a net zero target for scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2050, and will focus on energy transition to clean and renewable energy sources. Scope 1 emissions are greenhouse gas emissions that come from the activities ...
Investors lag in integrating climate risk: PGIM
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Investors are increasingly acknowledging climate change as a major risk, but some have not yet incorporated it in investment processes, according to PGIM. PGIM has released research, Weathering Climate Change: Opportunities and Risks in an Altered Investment ...
Majority of CFOs see ESG's importance to business
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
A majority of Australian CFOs see environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) considerations as important to most parts of their business, according to the latest Deloitte CFO sentiment survey. The most recent sentiment survey, covering the ...
Coca-Cola Amatil sets net zero carbon targets
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Coca-Cola Amatil has set a net zero carbon emissions target by 2040 as part of a broader set of sustainability targets. Amatil has announced 10 objectives in its 2020-2040 Sustainability Ambitions commitments, focusing actions across four areas - water ...
ESG a total-portfolio subject: bfinance
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
ESG is increasingly becoming a "total portfolio" subject, with investors seeking an approach to material ESG issues in a way that encompasses all asset classes, according to a new study from bfinance. The global study includes 26 Australian respondents ...
Ethical fund manager sets ambitious FUM target
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
A leading ethical investment manager says it is aiming for a target of $20 - $25 billion in assets under management, and has strengthened its adviser sales, distribution, and investment teams. Australian Ethical has hired Keenan Bunning and Jeannie ...
Rio Tinto commits to climate vote at AGM
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Stakeholders including investors and activists have welcomed a decision by Rio Tinto to put its climate reporting to an advisory vote at this year's AGMs. Rio Tinto is the first Australian-listed company to commit to a vote on its Taskforce for Climate-related ...
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