Property manager buys nearly 100,000 carbon credits for offsetting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Industry Super Property Trust (ISPT) has purchased nearly 100,000 Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) to meet carbon neutral commitments for its property portfolio.

Bringing a human rights lens to climate risk considerations

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Investors must integrate the human rights impacts of climate change when addressing climate change risk in their portfolio, according to a new guide by KPMG and the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).

COP26 outcomes means increased focus on physical risk: PGIM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
The result of COP26 means a continuation of current work to manage climate risk, with an increased focus on the physical risks that will come over the next decades, according to PGIM.

Tracking sustainability as quantitative strategy: SSGA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Sustainability characteristics can be tracked as a standalone signal that delivers strong results when compared with other quantitative signals including value, sentiment and quality, according to State Street Global Advisors (SSGA).

FSI unlocks green finance for unlisted infrastructure fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
First Sentier Investors (FSI) has structured a $750 million cash advance facility with a certified green tranche for its Global Diversified Infrastructure Fund (GDIF).

ESG overhaul for SSGA ETFs

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 3 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
State Street Global Advisors will Australian investors access to two ESG-focused ETFs beginning next year.

Super funds that invest responsibly draw market share: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
More than 40 percent of total super fund assets are managed by funds that demonstrate leading practice responsible investment, according to a new study from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).

Best ESG super, investment products revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical, Nanuk Asset Management and HESTA took out gongs for ESG products in Money magazine's 2022 Best of the Best Awards.

ESG investing "fastest growing" priority for advisers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Responsible investing is the fastest growing priority area for advisers, according to new research from Investment Trends.

Perpetual launches active ESG ETF

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Perpetual Asset Management Australia (PAMA) has launched an active ETF based on its ethical SRI fund.