Financial institutions at risk from bot attacks: Imperva

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Illegal bot attacks are a key cybersecurity risk for the financial services industry, with nearly half of all traffic at financial services login pages being generated by bots, according to Imperva.

Social license to operate, stakeholder management key governance concerns

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 18 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Companies' social license to operate and wider stakeholder concerns are core governance considerations during this AGM season in Australia.

Fund supports deidentified recruitment

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Future Super, the $1 billion ethical retail fund, has shared how its deidentified recruitment has helped boost diversity - after mixed results last year.

Science-based targets key to addressing the world's biggest challenges

LOUISE WATSON  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
The global pandemic has offered few, if any, positive outcomes. It has precipitated a global recession the likes of which hasn't been seen since World War II, increased joblessness in the US alone by over 800%, and driven the first quarter global ...

Risk management to grow in importance: Governance Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
More than three quarters of risk professionals expect that the risk management will become more important over the next five years, according to research from the Governance Institute of Australia.

Capital raisings, remuneration impact proxy vote: Dimensional

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The management of institutional placements during the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic has been a strong topic of engagement during this year's AGM season, according to Dimensional Fund Advisors.

Perception of ethics rises off back of COVID response: Governance Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Australians see society as more ethical than a year ago, but the finance, banking and insurance industries are at the bottom of ethical sectors, according to the Governance Institute of Australia's Ethics Index 2020.

Women continue to make strides in ASX200 board positions: AICD

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Ten more ASX200 companies have reached the target of having 30% of their board positions filled by women, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).

Zenith creates ESG framework for fund classification

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
Zenith Investment Partners is aiming to demystify ESG and responsible investing strategies for clients by introducing a tiered framework that describes funds' activities based on their research.

Government reforms aim for increased super transparency

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
The government's latest proposed reforms to superannuation have raised concerns that they might impinge on funds' ability to use ESG investing strategies.