Ardea, UTS partnership to bring AI to fixed income analysis
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Fixed income specialist Ardea Investment Management has launched a new research partnership with the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) that will apply machine learning to areas including climate change and government bond investing.
Rest climate change case pushes ahead
ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Rest's legal stoush with one of its members over the fund's approach to climate change is pushing ahead, with a trial fast approaching.
FTSE Russell enhances Green Revenues data model
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 15 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
FTSE Russell has launched an enhanced Green Revenues 2.0 Data Model to measure the green revenue exposure of companies in nearly 50 markets around the world.
Super fund axes AMP Capital mandate
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Another superannuation fund has pulled its mandate with AMP Capital's Ethical Leaders Balanced Fund
Australian passive sustainable funds grow to $3.6 billion: Morningstar
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Australian passive sustainable funds stand at $3.6 billion, but launches of passive sustainable funds have slowed after a peak in 2018, according to research from Morningstar.
Responsible investment AUM grows, but disclosure lags: RIAA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 7 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
The responsible investment market continues to grow, with assets under management (AUM) up 17% over the course of 2019 to $1.149 trillion, according to research from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).
Cbus Super announces net zero portfolio emissions target
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Cbus Super has announced they will reduce their absolute carbon emissions by 45% across their portfolio by 2030.
AAIB, Amundi launch climate investment framework
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AAIB) and Amundi will launch an investment framework aimed at informing "targeted sustainable and responsible financing."
Does it pay to worry about ESG factors in emerging markets?
ERNEST YEUNG  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 SEP 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Emerging markets (EMs) have made great progress in relation to environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in recent years, with many companies today displaying ESG standards in line with global best practices. Yet, there remains a general ...
Do founder-led listed companies outperform on E, S and G metrics?
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Listed companies that are led by founders can demonstrate resilient value generation because of an alignment to long-term return, but a focus on long-term governance at founder-led companies is not always correlated to environmental and social out-performance.
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