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.

SASB Foundation appoints Marc Siegel to SASB Board

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 JAN 2019  |  NEWS
The SASB Foundation has appointed Marc A. Siegel to serve on the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB).