Considering potential ESG implications of the US election
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
As US states continue to count the votes in a historic election impacted by the COVID-19's pandemic risks and political volatility, financial market participants responded to the near term uncertainty and attempted to forecast potential outcomes of the ...
BetaShares to launch ethical diversified ETFs
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
BetaShares will launch three ethical diversified ETFs on the ASX in December as a result of a wider product review.
ESG factors continue to outperform: Fidelity International
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Companies that have stronger performance on environmental, social and governance (ESG) metrics have continued to outperform their peers through 2020, according to Fidelity International.
Hedge funds integrating ESG: BNP Paribas
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Forty percent of hedge funds integrate environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations in their investment process.
ESG ETP market continues to grow: Zenith
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
Growth in exchange traded products (ETPs) that are ESG integrated continues to rise, with funds under management crossing $2 billion in assets under management as of the end of September, according to Zenith Investment Partners.
Solar, residential financier issues certified green ABS
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
A leading digital first finance provider for solar and home improvements has announced Australia's first 100% green certified asset backed securitisation (ABS).
Northern Trust scores win in Vanguard reversal
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
Northern Trust Asset Management has snagged a $5 billion allocation as Vanguard reverses from special mandates in Australia and New Zealand.
ESG managed funds outperform
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
The top wholesale ESG managed funds have turned in strong returns over the past one and three years to August 2020, according to research from Rainmaker Information.
Social issues and climate dominate engagement: SSGA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
Social issues are at the top of companies' agendas, driven by the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to State Street Global Advisors.
Industry fund lifts game on SRI options
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
A $120 billion industry superannuation fund has revamped its SRI option to tighten screening standards.