|Corporate diversity initiatives can fail to deliver unless companies place equal importance on equity and inclusion, according to research from Regnan.|
|The CEO of CSL's pay jumped by more than a third in the 2020 financial year, but overall pay outcomes for ASX200 CEOs fell to their lowest levels in more than a decade.|
|CEOs, board directors and senior management were not immune to the economic impacts of COVID-19, with the Governance Institute of Australia finding that fewer CEOs received salary increase and bonuses falling as well.|
|A global fund manager is continuing its strategic deepening and widening of sustainable investing through the launch of a new proprietary ESG score and the hiring of its first head of sustainable investing and stewardship.|
|Industry super fund Hostplus has replaced three board members and one alternative director, with one departing director facing a campaign from climate activist group Market Forces.|
|The lawyers that represented Mark McVeigh in his landmark case against REST Super have written a letter to QSuper on behalf of two members who want that fund to strengthen its climate change risk management.|
|The International Organisation of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) is calling for greater consistency, comparability and reliability of sustainability reporting for investors.|
|Major global investor networks including the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) have outlined a plan to bring mandatory financial disclosure of climate change risks to Australia over the next four years.|
|When Fiona Reynolds arrived in London nearly nine years ago to start in her new role as CEO of the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), she still had to explain in presentations that ESG wasn't merely a "tree-hugging side issue," ...|
|Only 19% of ASX200 boards have primary accountability for preventing and responding to sexual harassment and it remains unclear who in the company holds accountability, new research shows.|
Maple-Brown Abbott has appointed Emma Pringle as the permanent head of ESG.
The infrastructure sector has the opportunity to lead global industry in decarbonisation, according to ClearBridge Investments.
Rainmaker Information (Rainmaker), publisher of FS Sustainability, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence, fund services, and events and editorial ...
Ed. note: FS Sustainability is pleased to present this opinion piece from Scott Langford, CEO, St George Community Housing. The opinions expressed reflect his views only.
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