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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

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Rest signs on as cornerstone investor of new Fidelity climate fund

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

The investment will bring Rest closer to its target of achieving a 1 per cent allocation to impact investments across it ... READ MORE

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Future Fund’s Combet flags role of institutional investors in net zero transition

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

In an address to the National Press Club in Canberra, Greg Combet has elaborated on the “significant investment task� ... READ MORE

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Australia leads global decline in impact investing appeal

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

Interest in impact investing is on the decline amid economic and geopolitical concerns, according to new data. ... READ MORE

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Institutional investors in hot water over alleged ‘cuddly’ ESG values

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

A $1 billion development between Lendlease and Aware Super in the US has been thrust into the spotlight, with Unions NSW ... READ MORE

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Super performance test is not stifling innovation, says mega fund

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

While the government consults on the design of the test, ART’s head of investment strategy has weighed in on concerns ... READ MORE

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Vanguard faces potentially hefty fine as court rules against misleading ESG claims

By Maja Garaca Djurdjevic •  — 1 minute read

The size of the fine that will be imposed on Vanguard following its loss in court will be known later this year. ... READ MORE

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Chalmers welcomes climate reporting amendments following Coalition ‘denial’

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

The Albanese government is working towards incentivising investments towards the net zero transformation. ... READ MORE

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Australia’s first sovereign green bond set for warm welcome

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

The federal government’s inaugural offering has been met with enthusiasm from Australia’s fund managers ahead of a f ... READ MORE

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ESG 2024 Special Report: Your in-depth and informative guide to navigating ESG investing in 2024

By Julius Ponce •  — 1 minute read

According to the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), the responsible investment market has consistent ... READ MORE

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Are financial firms well placed to meet mandatory climate disclosures?

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

With firms on the cusp of a fundamental change in financial reporting, new research suggests parts of Australia’s fina ... READ MORE

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Greenwashing fears spur desire for independent sustainability verification

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

New research from the RIAA reveals more than three-quarters of consumers would be more likely to invest in products that ... READ MORE

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Companies urged to prioritise biodiversity for sustainability

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

A sustainable investment specialist has underscored the importance of evaluating biodiversity and long-term returns in t ... READ MORE

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Economic equality indicators fumble despite gender pay gap push

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

Women’s financial progress has, for a second year in a row, finished in negative territory. ... READ MORE

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The ‘jack of all trades’ concern in super funds’ ESG commitments

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

Speaking to InvestorDaily, a global investment executive has explained why, much like the common adage, Australia’s su ... READ MORE

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New index exposes Aussie large cap disclosure shortfalls

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

The majority of the ASX 200 listed companies need to lift their sustainability reporting game, RMIT found. ... READ MORE

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Fund puts $150m in latest impact investment

By Rhea Nath •  — 1 minute read

The $75 billion fund has gained exposure to decarbonisation solutions in its latest impact investment. ... READ MORE

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Investors voice support for modern slavery compensation regime

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

Forty-five investors with combined AUM approaching $12 trillion have called on the government to address the compensatio ... READ MORE

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UniSuper expands logistics portfolio with ‘prime’ land buyout

By Jessica Penny •  — 1 minute read

UniSuper has acquired surplus land from Orica for $260 million, taking its unlisted property holdings to $8 billion. ... READ MORE