ESG, corporate purpose top CEOs' agenda: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
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.

SGX proposes mandatory TCFD, diversity reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX) has proposed making the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) guidelines mandatory for all entities listed on the exchange.

"Dismal" stats for women in ASX leadership roles

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The number of women in CEO positions is "dismal", with only 6% of ASX300 companies having women CEOs.

ASX companies not disclosing labour hire risks: ACCR

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
A minority of ASX-listed companies are reporting on their labour hire, contracting and outsourcing workforce arrangements, which poses a risk in assessing the long-term viability of workforce strategies.

NSW Land Registry Services in $300m sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
NSW Land Registry Services has secured a $300 million Sustainability Linked Loan (SLL) pegged to the development of a Reconciliation Action Plan and other ESG metrics.

Record FUM growth at Australian Ethical

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Fund manager and super fund Australian Ethical enjoyed record annual growth in its funds under management and announced a dividend in its results.

No all male-boards on ASX200 companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
There are no more ASX200 all-male boards, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Andrew Forrest steps up No Pain No Fear campaign

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Andrew Forrest has stepped up the campaign against global protein producer JBS, calling on the company to adopt a No Pain No Fear animal welfare commitment.

Gender pay gaps "sabotage" diversity, profits: UniSA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Many ASX-listed firms are paying female executives 30-35% less than their male counterparts, and this gender pay gap impacts shareholder return, according to new research from the University of South Australia (UniSA).

Cultural factors influence ESG approaches: Morgan Stanley Investment Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Investment managers approach ESG factors depending on the cultural nuances or jurisdiction of the investor, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management.
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