|KPMG Australia has acquired Action Sustainability Asia Pacific, a boutique consultancy specialising specialises in social and environmental sustainability advisory services.|
|Although 30% of ASX200 board seats in aggregate are held by women, research from the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) show that 100 companies have not reached the 30% target and six companies still have no women on their board.|
|Hendrik van Calcar, former head of group finance, planning and analysis at Qantas, has stepped down as director of Qantas Super.|
|FTSE Russell has hired Helena Fung as head of sustainable investment, Asia Pacific, a newly created role.|
|The Victorian Funds Management Corporation (VFMC) has hired Talieh Williams to the role of head of investment stewardship.|
|HESTA has promoted Andrew Major to the newly created role of chief risk and compliance officer, joining the Fund's executive team.|
|Local Government Super (LGS) has appointed Claudia Bels to the LGS board.|
|Cbus Super CEO David Atkin will leave the fund in mid-2020 after more than 12 years leading the fund.|
|Sustainalytics has hired Jodie Tapscott as director of client relations and head of Australasia.|
|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.|
La Trobe Financial Group has announced it is a carbon neutral business.
A leading energy infrastructure provider has established a green finance framework that will align the company's net zero commitments with future finance needs.
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Janus Henderson has launched a global sustainable equity active ETF on the ASX.
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