Trustees squeezed by competing climate risk pressuresBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021 5:44PM
Super fund trustees are "squeezed" when it comes to managing climate risk, between members seeking divestment, regulatory guidance on managing climate risk, and proposed legislation that may limit access to proxy advisers, according to the chair of Spirit Super.Read more: Spirit Super, ACSI, Naomi Edwards, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg, Vas Kolesnikoff, Actuaries Institute, APRA, MTAA Super, Tasplan
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