Investors confident in Australian renewables sector: MinterEllison
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors are "overwhelmingly confident" in the outlook for Australian renewables, with state and territory programs to stimulate renewable energy, according to MinterEllison.
ESG investing growing strongly in Asia: J.P. Morgan Asset Management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 APR 2021  |  NEWS
ESG investing is growing strongly in Asia, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management.
Fossil fuel share offerings sharply underperform: Carbon Tracker
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 6 APR 2021  |  NEWS
The value of shares offerings in fossil fuel-producing and related companies have sharply underperformed global equities in the last decade, according to a new study from Carbon Tracker.
Rainmaker reveals top performing ESG super funds
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A retail superannuation fund and four industry funds demonstrate top ESG leadership, while ESG options in super funds represent $160 billion in assets under management, according to ground-breaking new research from Rainmaker Information.
AustralianSuper adds sustainable ETFs to platform
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
AustralianSuper has added two sustainable ETFs from VanEck to its Member Direct platform.
When ESG improvement comes at a cost: MFS Investment Management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Improving performance on sustainability metrics isn't necessarily free, and investors need to factor in the costs of environmental, social and governance in both risks and returns, according to fund manager MFS Investment Management.
Green bond boom, but investors look to value proposition
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The global sustainability-linked bond market has seen dramatic growth in 2020, and investors are evaluating whether the sustainability and value propositions align.
Macquarie Asset Management joins net zero initiative
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative has signed more than 40 new participants, agreeing to achieve 2030 emissions reductions and net zero by 2050 or sooner.
Consultant launches responsible investment index for manager selection
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
An independent investment consultant has designed a responsible investment index that assesses fund managers on their ESG-related activities and found that many funds are doing ESG-related work without being categorised as such.
ASX companies under the spotlight for global investor engagement
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The world's largest fund manager outlined its key engagement priorities for 2021, including board quality and effectiveness, climate and natural capital, and company impacts on people.
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