Fragmented ESG regulation in APAC a challenge: State Street

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The fragmented nature of ESG regulation in Asia Pacific leaves investors facing an "uphill struggle", according to State Street.

Boards have responsibility to manage ethics

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Ethics and managing material ethical issues is a board responsibility, but directors can be at risk of having tunnel vision and not recognising the impacts of their decisions, according to the Cranlana Centre for Ethical Leadership.

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.