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Private Markets Investing 2024 Special Report: Your in-depth and informative guide to diversifying portfolios and mitigating the effects of market volatility

By Julius Ponce •  — 1 minute read

Welcome to our exclusive e-book, unlocking the potential of private markets in modern investment strategies. Explore fou ... READ MORE

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Investors snap up Aussie green bond in support of government’s green vision

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

Launched on Tuesday, the first-ever green bond was more than three times oversubscribed and counts investment manager Pe ... READ MORE

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Federal Court finds Active Super misled investors on ESG credentials

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

ASIC commenced civil penalty proceedings against the $13.5 billion fund last year over allegations it misrepresented to ... READ MORE

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Super performance test at odds with Future Made in Australia, warns industry body

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

The current framework of the test remains a barrier to allocating capital at scale towards the energy transition despite ... READ MORE

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Australia sees $7bn flow to inaugural green bonds

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

The debut of Treasury’s green bond was met with a warm reception from fixed income investors, receiving over $22 billi ... READ MORE

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Relative Return: Taking an ESG lens to active ETFs

By Robyn Tongol •  — 1 minute read

In this episode of Relative Return, host Maja Garaca Djurdjevic chats with James Harwood, director and senior portfolio ... READ MORE

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Super funds double investments in ‘climate wrecking’ companies

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

While super funds have doubled their investments in the fossil fuel industry to nearly $40 billion, investments in clean ... READ MORE

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When does a mega fund choose to engage or divest?

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

Aware Super has outlined its systematic approach to corporate engagement as institutional investors increasingly assert ... READ MORE

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Institutional sustainability flows hindered by obstacles

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

While there is a strong global appetite for responsible investment, three executives have pointed out obstacles hinderin ... READ MORE

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Aware Super predicts paradigm shift in ESG and portfolio value

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

The chief executive of the $150 billion fund anticipates a significant shift in how ESG factors will influence portfolio ... READ MORE

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ART adds thermal coal to its list of exclusions, affirms net zero pledge

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

Australia’s second-largest super fund has added thermal coal companies to its list of investment exclusions. ... READ MORE

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AFM to bring ‘unprecedented’ Euro energy transition market growth Down Under

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

AFM Investment Partners has teamed up with German renewable infrastructure specialist KGAL to establish a local Australi ... READ MORE

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Decline in sustainable fund flows continues amid US investor caution

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

Two iShares ETFs accounted for half of sustainable fund withdrawals this past quarter, new figures have shown. ... READ MORE

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Mega fund’s sustainable options raise greenwashing concerns

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

A member of $135 billion UniSuper has approached ASIC to investigate potentially misleading or deceptive representations ... READ MORE

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Industry bodies back government’s ‘sensible and pragmatic’ climate disclosures

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

Over a dozen organisations, including the Financial Services Council and Responsible Investment Association Australasia, ... READ MORE

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Macquarie garners support for green energy portfolio

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

The asset manager is bolstering its investments in the global energy transition and climate opportunities. ... READ MORE

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Is the energy transition being left out of the thematic ETF resurgence?

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

Thematic ETFs are back in favour but those tracking the energy transition are being left behind, according to new data. ... READ MORE

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Instos divided over their role in net zero transition

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

While institutional investors unanimously acknowledge the energy transition as a significant challenge, their perspectiv ... READ MORE

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The war on ESG: An evolving quagmire of arms investments

By Maja Garaca Djurdjevic •  — 1 minute read

In the nuanced world of ethical investing, fund managers find themselves at a crossroads as questions arise regarding th ... READ MORE

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Big 4’s net zero capital allocations challenged by new data

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

New analysis indicates only 7 per cent of the big four’s sustainable finance goes to renewables and the decarbonising ... READ MORE