Aviva Investors launches climate transition equity fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 2 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Aviva Investors has launched a fund a climate-change fund that tilts towards companies transitioning to a low carbon economy.
Integrating climate impacts in quant strategies: Acadian Asset Management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
With countries and countries setting targets for emissions reductions in line with the Paris Agreements, investors are already seeing impacts on valuations, according to Acadian Asset Management.
The future is now: the future of sustainable investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
As this most unusual year draws to a close, this roundtable presented a unique opportunity to gather a panel of experts from a diverse range of backgrounds - asset owners, asset managers, consultants and industry bodies - to discuss how sustainable investing ...
Social, economic consequences of climate change "devastating": Robeco
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
The consequences of climate change in a business as usual scenario are expected to be "devastating," according to Robeco.
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.