Investment consultants launch net zero initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Twelve investment consulting firms including two Australian firms have launched the Net Zero Investment Consultants Initiative (NZICI).

Climate change is changing the outlook for energy utilities

KIRSTY MACKAY-FISHER  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021  |  WHITEPAPER
Australia's electricity sector is the nation's single largest source of greenhouse gas pollution, accounting for about a third of our total greenhouse gas emissions. Extreme weather events related to climate change such as prolonged drought, bushfires ...

The Importance of infrastructure in the transition to low carbon

URSULA TONKIN  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021  |  WHITEPAPER
From an investment perspective, infrastructure assets have many appealing characteristics. They provide investors with a solid yield and capital returns, underpinned by defensive and stable cash flows, as well as inflation protection and downside protection ...

Ratcheting up ambition on climate finance goals

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Editorial note: This is the first in a three part series of articles brought to you by Aviva Investors

ESG "becoming integral" to investors: BNP Paribas Securities Services

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Australian institutional investors say that ESG is becoming integral, and expect that it will become more important over the next two years, according to BNP Paribas Securities Services.

Islamic fund to expand into banking

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
A leading provider of Islamic financial products is planning to expand into banking.

Integrating ESG into securitised asset strategies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
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).

Analysing the opportunities, challenges of the ESG investing sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
ESG is not only a risk management tool, but an investment strategy that can generate value for investors.

New ethical fund appoints Equity Trustees as RE

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
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.

Federated Hermes launches climate change high yield credit strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The international business of Federated Hermes has launched a high yield credit strategy that invests in securities that support a low carbon future.
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