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The Responsible Investment Association Australasia has announced an upcoming adviser-focused course to launch next month about ESG integration in advice firms....

Funds management

The Treasury has announced its latest roadmap to support growth in Australia’s sustainable finance markets and tackle greenwashing, including several upcoming milestones....

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...

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....

Financial planning

Ahead of the Responsible Investment Association Australia annual conference in May, Zenith Investment Partners' Dugald Higgins shares his thoughts on the evolving sector ...

Financial planning

Advisers need to expand their understanding of responsible investing in response to Australia’s increasing demand, according to an RI specialist....

Financial planning

Ethical considerations fall down the list in terms of priorities for consumers seeking financial advice when there is a pessimistic economic environment, according to the...

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

Three investment managers are among the first 12 Australian organisations to state they intend to start making disclosures aligned with the global Taskforce on Nature-rel...

People & Products

The Responsible Investment Association Australasia has announced the appointment of two co-chief executives, following the departure of Simon O’Connor after over a decade...

Funds management

Less than 10 per cent of Australian consumers fully understand ESG or sustainable investing, CFS reveals, as confusion around these terms persists. ...

Funds management

The CFA Institute, the Global Sustainable Investment Alliance, and Principles for Responsible Investment have collaborated on a new resource towards improving consistency...

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