GREENWASHING

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...

Superannuation

The Federal Court has found Active Super made misleading representations regarding its ESG credentials, specifically around excluding Russian investments at the time of t...

Funds management

The latest budget papers have outlined a $10 million provision for ASIC greenwashing enforcement activity as well as funds for a sustainable labelling regime to be partia...

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...

Funds management

The Federal Court has issued its verdict in ASIC's first greenwashing case against Vanguard Investments Australia regarding the use of ESG exclusionary screens....

Funds management

Over three-quarters of consumers say they would be more likely to invest in products that were verified by an independent source as being responsible, with greenwashing f...

Funds management

ASIC has taken action against an asset manager for alleged greenwashing around false and misleading statements about a carbon emission exclusion screen....

Funds management

International research firm Morningstar has fallen foul of ASIC’s greenwashing rules after allegedly making investments into nuclear weapons despite its ESG policy....

Funds management

The corporate regulator has outlined its philosophy in dealing with greenwashing and the by-product of greenhushing, having already reported around 35 of such interventio...

Funds management

The latest annual RIAA report has found concerns or mistrust around greenwashing by investment managers almost tripled this year, with 62 per cent citing it as a deterren...

Funds management

Some 11 Australian asset managers have been highlighted by Morningstar as receiving a low ranking for their ESG commitments, while one has received the highest score....

Funds management

While some fund managers overstate their ESG credentials and others remove their sustainable outcomes entirely, it is transparent communication that will be critical to a...

People & Products

Fidelity has promoted Jenn-Hui Tan to the newly created role of chief sustainability officer. ...

Superannuation

The corporate regulator has commenced its third civil penalty proceedings for alleged greenwashing with the superannuation fund holding investments in Russia when it had ...

Funds management

ASIC has lodged civil penalty proceedings in the Federal Court against Vanguard Investments Australia for alleged greenwashing, having previously issued the asset manager...

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