Financial inclusion as risk and opportunity: Principal Financial Group

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
Financial exclusion is both a global risk and an opportunity, with Principal Financial Group announcing it is establishing an index to undercover key drivers of financial exclusion in more than 40 markets.

Ratification of Forced Labour Protocol to impact Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
The Australian government recently ratified the Forced Labour Protocol, committing the federal government to enhanced responses to one of the sources of modern labour.

HESTA confirms bid for Ramsay Health Care

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 21 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Industry super fund HESTA has announced it is part of a consortium led by KKR to acquire Ramsay Health Care.

Calls to strengthen Modern Slavery Act

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 APR 2022  |  NEWS
Australia's Modern Slavery Act is under review for impact and effectiveness, and investors have a role to play in both potentially strengthening the statutory obligations as well as impacting on an issue that is getting worse globally.

ASX300 action on modern slavery "lagging"

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 7 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
ASX-listed companies are "lagging" on modern slavery and performance, according to a report by ISS ESG and Monash Financial Studies Centre (MCFS).

2021 theme in review: human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Sitting in the liminal space between the old and the new year, it is a time to reflect on these issues and consolidate recent news into a narrative. One of these mega-issues is human rights.

Integrating just transitions into climate calculations: Mercer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Integrating the concepts of the "just transition" should become part of investors' decarbonisation strategies, according to Mercer.

Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Companies managing and reporting on modern slavery risks should focus on looking beyond tier one suppliers and making sure that grievance mechanisms are available for use.

Investors, business criticise WA cultural heritage bill

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
A coalition of investors and business groups have raised concerns that proposed legislation in Western Australia is insufficient to prevent future tragedies such as the destruction of Juukan Gorge from happening.

Centre women in product design, COP26: Janus Henderson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Putting women into design roles and leadership positions can add value to companies through increased innovation and more inclusive products and services, according to Janus Henderson.
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