Roadmap outlines sustainable transformation for finance industry
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
A coalition of more than 80 organisations including banks, insurers, super funds and other stakeholders have released an ambitious list of recommendations to transform Australia's financial system to sustainable outcomes.
Investing for the day after tomorrow: Janus Henderson
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Investing in line with the day after tomorrow means investing in companies that are meeting climate change, human rights, and broad demographic challenges and opportunities, according to Janus Henderson.
Mercer launches analytics, advisory tool for climate transition
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Mercer has launched climate transition analytics and advice to help guide institutional investors who want to transition their portfolios to a low-carbon scenario.
Investors urge companies to broaden view of modern slavery risks
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Investors representing $5.8 trillion in assets under management urge 100 largest companies in Australia to examine broad risks of labour exploitation, modern slavery.
Climate Bond Standard launches shipping criteria for bonds
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
The International Climate Bonds Standard (CBS) has launched its shipping criteria, providing a definition to evaluate whether a shipping project contributes to climate change mitigation as a basis for certification for climate bond status.
AustralianSuper backs net-zero emissions
KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
AustralianSuper is pledging to achieve net-zero carbon emissions in its investment portfolios and ramping up its commitment to renewables.
Considering potential ESG implications of the US election
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
As US states continue to count the votes in a historic election impacted by the COVID-19's pandemic risks and political volatility, financial market participants responded to the near term uncertainty and attempted to forecast potential outcomes of the ...
BetaShares to launch ethical diversified ETFs
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
BetaShares will launch three ethical diversified ETFs on the ASX in December as a result of a wider product review.
ESG factors continue to outperform: Fidelity International
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Companies that have stronger performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics have continued to outperform their peers through 2020, according to Fidelity International.
Hedge funds integrating ESG: BNP Paribas
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Forty percent of hedge funds integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their investment process.
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