|Financial risks of climate change can interact and compound other institutional risks including credit risk, market risk, and liquidity risk, APRA has emphasised in a new practice guide.|
|Investors can use a total portfolio risk and active management approach to gain exposure to Chinese assets without a negative impact on overall sustainability profile, according to Willis Towers Watson.|
|One of the largest global fund managers will up the ante on companies by voting against directors of companies - including ASX100 companies - that are showing underperformance on material ESG issues.|
|Super funds that display ESG characteristics on average have women comprising 40% of trustee positions on fund boards and 44% of executive teams, according to research from Rainmaker Information.|
|Women made up nearly half of listed ASX board appointments thus far in 2021, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).|
|Australian boards may be setting ethical values for companies, but routine actions by CEOs and other executives may not reflect those values, posing serious risks for companies, according to research published by the Actuaries Institute.|
|As companies in the financial services sector grapple with increasing diversity within their ranks as much as they focus on diversity in their invested companies, one global fund manager speaks to the steps it is taking to enhance their approach to diversity ...|
|Women now hold more than a third of board seats on the ASX200, but still lag in chair and chief executive roles, according to analysis by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).|
|The equitable distribution of COVID-19 vaccinations is a human challenge, but it also has implications on investors, companies and operations and supply chains.|
|Investment manager Neuberger Berman has joined an initiative to increase diversity, equity and inclusion in the private equity industry.|
Climate change, diversity, and systemic inequality topped the engagement list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues.
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference was timed with an announcement from the federal government that new offshore petroleum exploration acreage has been released.
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
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