|Perennial Partners has spun its ESG team and flagship ESG fund into a separate boutique investment business.|
|State Street Corporation has established an ESG-aware commingled cash collateral reinvestment strategy for clients of its agency lending program.|
|As the depth and size of the global green bond market has grown in the past decade, it is evolving towards a more regulated definition of "green-ness" and ability to achieve carbon reduction aims, according to BNP Paribas Asset Management.|
|BlackRock and Temasek will form an investment partnership that will seek to commit a combined US$600 million in late stage venture capital and early growth private equity with a focus on decarbonisation solutions.|
|Investors globally are shifting to set net zero decarbonisation targets, but lack of data and reporting is a main obstacle to implementation, according to Robeco.|
|Investors are "overwhelmingly confident" in the outlook for Australian renewables, with state and territory programs to stimulate renewable energy, according to MinterEllison.|
|ESG investing is growing strongly in Asia, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management.|
|The value of shares offerings in fossil fuel-producing and related companies have sharply underperformed global equities in the last decade, according to a new study from Carbon Tracker.|
|A retail superannuation fund and four industry funds demonstrate top ESG leadership, while ESG options in super funds represent $160 billion in assets under management, according to ground-breaking new research from Rainmaker Information.|
|AustralianSuper has added two sustainable ETFs from VanEck to its Member Direct platform.|
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).
Australian CEOs face calls for more ESG reporting and transparency, but admit they struggle to "articulate a compelling ESG story," according to research from KPMG.
Climate-related business and investment decisions are shifting from risk to capturing new opportunities, according to former APRA executive board member Geoff Summerhayes.
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.
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