ESG

Funds management

Amid growing demand from clients for sustainable products and a scrutiny on greenwashing, two funds from Perennial Partners have received new certifications from the Resp...

Financial planning

As more investors seek to exclude poor ESG performers from their portfolios, Zenith’s Dugald Higgins demystifies the complexities around negative screening and the purpos...

Funds management

Russell Investments has launched a global equities sustainable active ETF in response to adviser demand....

Funds management

Failure to meet ESG compliance obligations can leave financial services directors walking a tightrope of risk, according to PwC, as ASIC urges firms to prepare for climat...

Financial planning

The FAAA has suggested looking offshore for overseas financial advisers to ease the adviser shortage, but are employers willing to take on the burden of workplace visas?...

Funds management

Almost 70 per cent of asset managers are planning to control costs via product rationalisation, according to a global survey by Northern Trust, as they seek to offer clie...

Funds management

Fund managers should work collaboratively with data providers to minimise greenwashing risks in their products as a positive ESG score can be a “gamechanger” for a fund’s...

Funds management

Self-reporting issues to ASIC could lead to a reduced charge for a fund manager but it may not exempt them from enforcement action altogether, according to ASIC chair Joe...

Financial planning

Adviser willingness is the key hurdle to the uptake of ESG matters by financial advisers; they should not feel afraid or embarrassed if they are less familiar with what c...

Financial planning

The Responsible Investment Association of Australasia has launched a toolkit to help advisers address the risks presented by artificial intelligence....

Funds management

With energy transition remaining a significant challenge, a global index provider executive has argued that engagement could trump divestment....

Funds management

As ASIC chair Joe Longo pushes firms to prepare for the upcoming mandatory climate disclosure regime, what skills are necessary if firms are looking to expand their ESG t...

Financial planning

Research by two recruiters has revealed whether salary or team culture is more important to financial services professionals when considering a new position....

Funds management

Preqin, an alternative assets data provider, has developed a range of ESG fund performance benchmarks to provide advisers with greater transparency of the alternatives sp...

Funds management

The financial and sustainability impact of companies’ actions is likely to shape asset managers’ voting records as advisers seek funds for their clients who act to invest...

 
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