Climate friendly super choice could halve emissions: Australian Ethical

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical and independent MP Zali Steggall issued a call to super fund members to look upon their super fund choice as a tool to address climate change.

ASI launches APAC sustainability institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) will launch an Asia Pacific sustainability institute to support the momentum of sustainable investing.

ESG reporting rises, but companies lagging on climate, diversity: Ethical Partners

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
ESG reporting and commitments in ASX listed companies has accelerated in the last two years, but less than half of companies have set targets to cut carbon emissions.

Infrastructure to offer opportunity for decarbonisation investment: ClearBridge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The infrastructure sector has the opportunity to lead global industry in decarbonisation, according to ClearBridge Investments.

Alphinity launches SDG-aligned fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Global equities boutique fund manager Alphinity Investment Management has launched a global sustainable strategy aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Global sustainable investment grows 15%: GSIA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Australia and New Zealand have the third highest proportion of sustainable investments in the world, with more than a third of AUM sustainably managed.

New Forests acquires US timber asset

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 20 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
New Forests has acquired a 63,000 hectare forest as part of a sustainable forest strategy.

ASIC reviewing greenwashing in financial products

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
ASIC is reviewing whether sustainability labelled super funds and managed fund are as they claim to be, with the aim of establishing how much greenwashing is present in the Australian market.

Ethical fund manager sees 50% spike in AUM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A leading ethical fund manager's assets under management increased by more than 50% in the 2020-2021 financial year.

Zenith completes rollout of ESG classification framework

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Zenith Investment Partners has finished identifying almost 900 funds against its responsible investment classification.