Banksia Foundation National Awards highlight sustainable innovation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 APR 2022  |  NEWS
An organisation that uses wool waste as a sustainable packaging alternative to polystyrene plastic has taken out the Gold Banksia Award at the 33rd annual Banksia National Sustainability Awards.

Apostle Funds Management launches people and planet fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Apostle Funds Management (AFM) has launched a diversified fund that will seek positive impact in social and environmental areas.

Conscious Investment Management adopts Reconciliation Action Plan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Specialist impact investment fund manager Conscious Investment Management (CIM) has launched its first Reconciliation Action Plan (RAP).

The challenge of evaluating impact investing's fundamentals

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
Defining positive impact is a challenge for investors, and advisers need to evaluate fund managers' impact claims against their intentionality, the measurability of social or environmental impact, and the manager's contribution towards that impact, according ...

HESTA's former head of impact launches consultancy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
HESTA's former head of impact has launched her own consultancy, focusing on authentic ESG decisions by companies and investors.

Strong APAC demand for sustainable, impact assets: UBS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
Investors across Asia Pacific are showing strong demand for sustainable and impact assets across classes and product lines, according to UBS.

GII launch gender equality impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Global Impact Initiative (GII) has launched an actively managed equity impact investment fund focused on women and girls, available to retail investors.

Wayfinding for deeper engagement in ethical investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Wayfinding - the process of finding one's route while navigating - can add new insights to purpose of ethical investment.

Conscious Investment Management invests in Victorian development

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Impact investment manager Conscious Investment Management has partnered with a community housing associated and a Victorian state government agency to fund the acquisition of hundreds of social and affordable housing units in Melbourne.

Venture capital takes on impact investing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Venture capital is pushing further into the impact investing sector, with one VC firm announcing a second impact fund while a second VC firm announces a responsible investment policy.
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