SUSTAINABILITY

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

Alphinity Investment Management and CSIRO have brought its responsible AI framework to the market, helping investors navigate AI alongside ESG principles....

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

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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