|TelstraSuper has signed on to the Australian Asset Owner Stewardship Code.|
|Future Super has divested from listed companies that do not have women on their boards or who have not presented plans to improve their diversity.|
|Paul Smith, the co-founder of the social enterprise Future Directors Institute, has written a book offering guidance for outsiders who are seeking seats on boards. The book, Right Seat, Right Table, "offers a practical yet inspiring 'how-to' guide for ...|
|The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has updated its gender diversity policy to extend to ASX201-300 companies, meaning that ASX200 boards with one or zero women directors could face a vote against directors seeking re-election.|
|More than a quarter of ASX100 companies do not have a remuneration policy that covers gender pay equity, although the vast majority have conducted analysis to determination if they are any remuneration gaps between men and women, according to a new report ...|
|Chief executive remuneration continues to rise, pushed by "persistent and increasing bonus payments", according to the latest analysis of CEO pay by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).|
|Women now account for 30% of board positions across the ASX100, and 27.7% of the ASX200, according to the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD).|
|The ASX Corporate Governance Council has proposed a further evolution to its recommendations for how listed companies disclose environmental and social sustainability risks, including social license to operate and greater guidance on carbon risk.|
|There is a positive correlation between share performance of a company and executive management of ethics and conduct culture, according to new research from Regan.|
|Two-thirds of ASX 200 boards "always or sometimes" gravitate to candidates who are known to board members when they are selecting new directors, according to new data from the 30% Club.|
La Trobe Financial Group has announced it is a carbon neutral business.
A leading energy infrastructure provider has established a green finance framework that will align the company's net zero commitments with future finance needs.
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Janus Henderson has launched a global sustainable equity active ETF on the ASX.
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