GRI announces new members to Board of Directors for 2020

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
Molly Harriss Olson, CEO Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, Australia, has been re-elected for a further term to the GRI Board of Directors, along with four new members.

LeapFrog Investments names Julia Gillard to leadership council

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
LeapFrong Investments has appointed Former Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard to its global leadership council.

First Sentier Investors hires Kate Turner as RI specialist

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 OCT 2019  |  NEWS
First Sentier Investors has hired Kate Turner as responsible investment specialist.

Rainmaker Group acquires The Sustainability Report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019  |  NEWS
Financial services information publishing company Rainmaker Group has acquired sustainable investment specialist publications The Sustainability Report and Audacious Investing.

Aberdeen Standard Investments hires Danielle Welsh-Rose

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019  |  NEWS
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has hired Danielle Welsh-Rose as ESG investment director with regional responsibilities.

Australian Ethical Investment Managing Director Phil Vernon to step down

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 JUN 2019  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical Investment Managing Director and CEO Phil Vernon will be stepping down after nine years in the role.

Aberdeen Standard Investments hires Bill Hartnett

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019  |  NEWS
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has hired Bill Hartnett as an ESG investment director.

Australian government awards $1.23m to Impact Investment Exchange

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2019  |  NEWS
The Australian government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT) has awarded AU$1.23 million to Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) - a global organization driving impact investing - to develop the ecosystem for gender lens investing in Asia.

Baptist World Aid Australia rates fashion companies on human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019  |  NEWS
More than two thirds of apparel companies around the world can demonstrate tracing all final stage suppliers for human rights and environmental exposures, but only 18?% have traced input suppliers and 8% have traced all material suppliers, according ...

Future IM/Pact signs two new partners, launches student events

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2019  |  NEWS
Future IM/Pact, an initiative aimed at increasing the diversity of talent coming into investment management industry, has signed two new partners and launched student networking events in Sydney and Melbourne.