|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 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.|
|The government's latest proposed reforms to superannuation have raised concerns that they might impinge on funds' ability to use ESG investing strategies.|
|The majority of major superannuation funds are not disclosing their portfolio holdings, according to research from Rainmaker Information.|
|Governance issues will dominate considerations during this year's AGM season for fund manager Dimensional Fund Advisors.|
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|The Governance Institute of Australia is backing recommendations from a Senate Inquiry to amend the Corporations Act to allow virtual and hybrid annual general meetings.|
|Chief executive of Rio Tinto, Jean-Sebastien Jacques, will step down following pressure from investors and indigenous leaders over the destruction of the Juukan Gorge in May.|
|Planning and running a virtual AGM is a dramatically different experience from running a live event, according to recent panel hosted by Computershare.|
|Understanding how climate change may affect the intrinsic value of a company is quickly evolving. Until recently, analysis focused on the impact of a company's operations on the environment. This has shifted to an assessment of a company's exposure ...|
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).
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.
Climate-related business and investment decisions are shifting from risk to capturing new opportunities, according to former APRA executive board member Geoff Summerhayes.
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.
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