First Sentier publishes Modern Slavery Statement
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
First Sentier Investors (FSI) has issued its Modern Slavery Statement, which it calls a "high level" approach to identifying sources of risk and remedies.
Call for education on difference between sustainable, impact investing
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
There is a need for greater transparency and education for advisers on the difference between ESG, sustainable and impact investing, according to Zurich Financial Services Australia.
Identifying potential risks of COVID-19 and modern slavery in supply chain
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
There is increasing concern that the impacts of COVID-19 will exacerbate conditions causing modern slavery in supply chains, opening up investor and business risk as well as questions about compliance with Modern Slavery Act reporting. Earlier this week ...
ESG performance and cannabis
ANDREA BREWER  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
The link between positive environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and economic growth is not new. However, the heightened focus by market participants on value creation through sustainability is new and being driven in part by global trends ...
Sustainability, fair trade organisations call for equitable COVID-19 recovery
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, the Global Compact Network Australia and the Sustainable Development Solutions Network Australia, New Zealand and Pacific have issued a five point plan for a post-COVID-19 recovery.
Walk Free launches human rights toolkit for business, investors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Walk Free, an initiative of the Minderoo Foundation, have launched a toolkit to help business and investors take action to improve human rights standards in their supply chains and combat forced labour, human trafficking and other forms of modern slavery.
Identifying exposures to modern slavery a key concern: Informed 365
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Only one in five victims of modern slavery are identified in Australia, meaning that identifying instances and exposures of modern slavery will be a key project for Australian organisations that fall under the Modern Slavery Act's reporting obligations ...
Sefa to increase financing to social enterprises and build resilience
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Impact Investor Social Enterprise Finance Australia (Sefa) expects to increase the number of social enterprises it can finance as a result of participating in the federal government's Coronavirus Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Guarantee Scheme.
Research project to study sustainable forestry in East Arnhem
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
A new research project led by Developing East Arnhem Limited (DEAL) is investigating potential commercial Indigenous forestry and support traditional owners to "facilitate a sustainable forest-based livelihood."
Consortium participants identify impact characteristics of AAP investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The consortium of philanthropists and investors behind the purchase of the AAP Newswire have labelled the transaction an impact investment motivated by a desire to protect media diversity in Australia.
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