Investors seek renewable energy infrastructure: bfinance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Demand for renewable energy infrastructure investments has continued to rise, according to research from bfinance.

Wholesale managed funds continue strong performance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The median ESG wholesale managed fund has returned 6.6% p.a. over the past three years, but the top ESG managed fund has shown nearly three times that return, according to research from Rainmaker Information.

New to market investors seeking ESG information from platforms

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors who have made their first trade share in 2020 were more likely to seek platforms that can help them identify responsible investments than the rest of the market, according to new research.

Serving up meat's sustainability risks, opportunities

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The global meat supply chain carries risks including animal welfare, occupational health and safety and climate change, but companies around the world across the supply chain are enhancing their disclosures and practices.

Signs of a "greenium" in bond market: Climate Bond Initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
There is increasing signs of a "greenium" in public and private sector bond issuance.

Economist urges drastic action on climate change policy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Not having a strong federal policy on climate change and a pathway to move to zero carbon emissions by 2050 brings continued risk to Australia's economic growth long term, according to the head of one the leading economic think tanks.

Calculating the social cost of carbon: Dimensional Fund Advisors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The total cost of future damage caused by greenhouse gas emissions can be used to estimate a price as a basis for generating climate change policy as well as considering impacts on companies, according to Dimensional Fund Advisors.

Super, fund manager lends muscle to net zero target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A leading superannuation and managed fund provider has become the latest to set a net zero 2050 carbon target for its portfolio.

Investment consultant creates head of sustainability role

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A leading Australian investment consulting firm is recruiting to fill the newly created role of head of sustainability.

Assessing climate risk in corporate bond portfolios

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has developed a carbon transition investment framework to identify and reduce climate risks in corporate bond allocations.