NZ Super to exclude companies in recreational cannabis industry

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 DEC 2017  |  NEWS
The NZ$37 billion New Zealand Superannuation Fund has opted to exclude companies involved in the recreational cannabis industry, the fund has announced.

Moving towards an Australian Modern Slavery Act: what does it mean for business?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 DEC 2017  |  NEWS
Ed note: The Sustainability Report is pleased to present this article from Katherine Christ of the University of South Australia and Roger Burritt of the Australian National University

LBG Australia & New Zealand publishes Review of Community Investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 NOV 2017  |  NEWS
co-founder of Corporate Citizenship, LBG

Australian government launches impact investment fund for Asian SMEs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2017  |  NEWS
The Australian government has introduced a $40 million impact investing initiative aimed at leveraging private investment in small and medium enterprises in the Asia Pacific.

RIAA annual conference to discuss how responsible investment will shape future economy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 NOV 2017  |  NEWS
With the maturing of the responsible investment market, the focus of the industry is shifting from justifying the case for ESG-management techniques on how to use the tools to allocate capital and shape the future Australian economy.

ACSI supports "if not, why not" reporting for Modern Slavery requirement

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 NOV 2017  |  NEWS
Louise Davidson, ACSI CEO

Woolworths facing shareholder resolution asking for human rights supply chain disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 6 OCT 2017  |  NEWS
Woolworths is facing a shareholder resolution asking the company to provide annual disclosure to shareholders on potential and actual human rights impacts in the company's supply chain.

Social Ventures Australia launches Diversified Impact Fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 SEP 2017  |  NEWS
Social Ventures Australia (SVA) has launched a new Diversified Impact Fund that features a unique 20% downside protection.

NAB, Life Without Barriers launch social benefit bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 SEP 2017  |  NEWS
National Australia Bank (NAB) and Life Without Barriers have launched a social benefit bond (SBB) that targets criminal offending by young people in Queensland.

Good Shepherd Microfinance, NAB mark 5th anniversary of Good Money launch

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 AUG 2017  |  NEWS
The Good Money retail stores pioneered by Good Shepherd Microfinance in partnership with the National Australia Bank (NAB) and state governments have turned five.