Podcast: Divestment, impact, and all that good stuff with Sharon Davis of Future Super

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Today, senior journalist and host Rose Mary Petrass sits down with Sharon Davis, Executive Director of Investments at Future Super, a superfund that invests for a fossil fuel free future.

Two new ETFs for Franklin Templeton

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Franklin Templeton has launched actively managed global equity and fixed income exchange-traded funds (ETFs) on the ASX today.

Sandon Capital to buy carbon farms

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
An activist fund has lobbed a $11.6 million cash takeover bid for a majority stake in 30 Western Australian carbon farms.

RIAA: Sustainability goes mainstream

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
The RIAA Conference Australia 2024 is coming up in May, helping investors navigate the mainstreaming of sustainability, and unveiling pivotal initiatives like the Sustainability Classifications and the Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights Investor ...

Rest teams up with Fidelity to launch new fund

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Rest has announced it is further diversifying its industrial property and impact investment allocations by signing on as a cornerstone investor in Fidelity International's Fidelity Real Estate Logistics Climate Impact Fund (LOGICs).

Historic data stymies climate risk pricing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Institutional investors warn that the current methodologies for pricing climate change risk are inadequate and often lead to unintended outcomes and risk-and-return trade-offs, the head of responsible investing research at a specialist global asset manager ...

Fund managers "eagerly" await green Treasury bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank, National Australia Bank, UBS AG Australia Branch and Westpac Banking Corporation have been appointed as Joint Lead Managers (JLMs) for the initial public offering of the first June 2034 green Treasury bond.

Key sector could boost economy by $100 billion

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
A peak body says Australia could become a powerhouse if investors are more willing to take a chance on funding innovation.

Institutional investors shift gears amid "new market regime"

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Nuveen's latest global institutional investor survey shows that investors are adjusting risk management and asset allocation strategies due to geopolitical tensions, higher rates, market volatility, and upcoming elections, with three themes dominating ...

Kiwi energy broker sparks interest across the pond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
New Zealand-based gas, power, and carbon markets brokerage firm Aotearoa Energy has attracted the attention of UK market infrastructure firm TP ICAP in a takeover deal.
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