Climate Change Authority appoints new chair

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Former NSW liberal member Matt Kean will take over as the new Climate Change Authority chair in August, with the founder of an impact investment firm named a new member.

Women continue to lag in asset management

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Women make up 28% of the industry, but at the current rate of promotion and retention, investment teams will reach gender parity at the end of the decade.

QIC beefs up energy team

ELIZABETH FRY  |  FRIDAY, 21 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
QIC Infrastructure's specialist energy and utilities practice has appointed three new senior executives to originate new investment opportunities.

Retail CSOs do a shuffle

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Woolworths' chief sustainability officer (CSO) has taken a job with an Amsterdam-based supermarket and will be replaced by an Arnott executive.

Social TCFD-equivalent seeks leaders

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The Taskforce on Inequality and Social-related Financial Disclosures (TISFD) seeks a director, a head of engagement, and four co-chairs for its working group.

UBS nabs ex-UOB sustainability lead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Global financial services firm UBS has named Jiayun Fang as Southeast Asia social impact and philanthropy lead, group sustainability and impact.

Rockefeller org picks climate advisers

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
A highly influential $6.3 billion private foundation has set up a new Climate Advisory Council to accelerate the just transition and named its inaugural co-chairs and members.

Fintech group nabs ESG lead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Louisa Scott has started as director of ESG for Automic Group, the financial services tech platform.

Westpac looks for next CSO

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Siobhan Toohill leaves Westpac next month after two years as chief sustainability officer and nine years as group head of sustainability previously.

abrdn strengthens sustainability function

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Amid a leadership spill, global investment firm abrdn has overhauled its sustainability offering, with a series of new senior appointments, and the launch of a new executive sustainability committee.
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