SUSTAINABILITY

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 ...

Funds management

A specialist Australian asset manager has been recognised as one of just eight firms globally to be classed as an ESG leader by Morningstar....

People & Products

Multiboutique asset manager Warakirri Asset Management has appointed a head of sustainability, a newly created role for the business....

Policy & Regulation

The government is seeking feedback on Australia’s sustainable finance strategy, which has been structured around the pillars of improved transparency on climate and sust...

People & Products

Federated Hermes and First Sentier Investors have announced new hires to boost their sustainability and impact capabilities....

Financial planning

A survey of 55 ASX-listed companies across various sectors and market cap sizes has explored their key ESG priorities in the last year....

Financial planning

An Australian Ethical white paper has ranked switching to a responsible fund among the top three ways for Australians to reduce their individual carbon footprint....

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Funds management

Institutional investors plan to increase their exposure to real assets over the coming years, according to new research from Aviva Investors....

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Policy & Regulation

HUB24 has announced the launch of additional ESG ratings functionality on the platform for selected managed funds and over 350 Australian listed securities....

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Policy & Regulation

CFA Societies Australia is urging asset managers to adopt its voluntary global ESG disclosure standards in a step towards uniformity and transparency for investors....

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Funds management

Amid numerous global events and policy developments, the responsible investment industry should be looking to steady the ship in the coming year....

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Funds management

Amid growing ESG regulation around the world, new research foresees interest in disclosure obligations and fund names and classifications to rise further in the coming ye...

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Policy & Regulation

A sustainability executive has highlighted what a lack of transparency on ESG metrics in fund holdings data means for advisers and investors. ...

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Policy & Regulation

Business groups have welcomed the Government’s commitment to a Sustainable Finance Agenda and a consultation on a mandatory climate-related financial disclosure....

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People & Products

Colonial First State has launched a sustainable growth fund, Thrive+ , to help consumers invest in a sustainable way. ...

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Squeaky'21

My view is that after 2026 there will be quite a bit less than 10,000 'advisers' (investment advisers) and less than 100...

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Jason Warlond

Dugald makes a great point that not everyone's definition of green is the same and gives a good example. Funds have bee...

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Jasmin Jakupovic

How did they get the AFSL in the first place? Given the green light by ASIC. This is terrible example of ASIC's incompet...

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AustralianSuper and Australian Retirement Trust have posted the financial results for the 2022–23 financial year for their combined 5.3 million members....

9 months 1 week ago

A $34 billion fund has come out on top with a 13.3 per cent return in the last 12 months, beating out mega funds like Australian Retirement Trust and Aware Super. ...

8 months 4 weeks ago

The verdict in the class action case against AMP Financial Planning has been delivered in the Federal Court by Justice Moshinsky....

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