|Sustainable Business Australia has announced that Dr John Hewson will be the organisation's new chair-elect to its board.|
|The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has appointed Kate Griffiths to the role of executive manager, public policy and advocacy.|
|Pauline Vamos has resigned as CEO of Regnan.|
|The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) is expanding its ESG research and analyst team because of increased demand for investment stewardship services by its members.|
|Mercer has hired Timothy Stamp to the Australian Responsible Investment team, one of three hires to the global responsible investment team.|
|Australian Ethical Investment has announced three new hires in its investment, ethics, and marketing teams.|
|Willis Towers Watson has joined the Climate Bonds Initiative's Climate Bonds Partners Program.|
|Governance Institute of Australia has hired Mark Wilbourn as national director of education and training.|
|UCA Funds Management has appointed Mathew Browning as its new chief executive officer and executive director, effective 5 February 2018, as current CEO Michael Walsh is retiring.|
|First State Super has joined the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).|
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).
Australian CEOs face calls for more ESG reporting and transparency, but admit they struggle to "articulate a compelling ESG story," according to research from KPMG.
Climate-related business and investment decisions are shifting from risk to capturing new opportunities, according to former APRA executive board member Geoff Summerhayes.
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.
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