War, vice and climate: assessing investors ethical stands

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Attitudes towards ethical investing preferences differ strongly between generations, according to a survey by Nucleus Wealth.

Using quant approaches to implement climate change targets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Using a systematic, objective and quantitative approach may help investors seeking to implement decarbonising targets into investment portfolios, according to Acadian Asset Management.

Brokers recognised for excellence in ESG research

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Citi, Bank of America Merrill Lynch and Credit Suisse took out awards for excellence in ESG research at the 11th annual ESG Research Australia Awards.

First Sentier launches unit for sustainability research

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
First Sentier Investors and its parent Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) have launched a new research unit focussed on sustainable investments.

APAC investors ahead of North America on climate action: PGIM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Institutional investors in Asia Pacific are more likely than their counterparts in North America to take action on climate change, but investors in Europe are still leading the pack, according to PGIM.

First Sentier launches private debt strategy with renewable energy assets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 3 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
First Sentier Investors has launched a private debt strategy that is initially focusing on loans to the renewable energy sector.

Steep rise in demand for ESG wealth management products: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
A majority of Australians say they have sustainability goals for their investments, but many feel their wealth manager "falls short" in understanding their values.

S&P Dow Jones launches new ESG indices

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
S&P Dow Jones Indices has launched sustainable versions of its Dividend Aristocrats suite of indices.

Rest launches Sustainable Growth option

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
The $59 billion Rest industry super fund has launched its responsible investment option.

Investors integrating ESG into securities lending: State Street

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors are increasingly integrating ESG policies into their securities lending programs, according to State Street Global Markets.