This roundtable discussion — hosted by InvestorDaily and State Street Global Advisers — aims to serve as a guide for the industry, unpacking the nuances of the ESG space. The roundtable includes insights from Jonathan Shead, head of investments, Australia at State Street Global Advisors; Kathryn Fitch-Daniels, financial adviser at Ethinvest; Marshall Brentnall, financial planner at Evalesco Financial Services; and Nathan Fradley, senior adviser at Tribeca and co-founder of the Ethical Advice Conference.
Topics covered include:
· ESG versus ethical investing
· ESG integration in Australia
· Drivers of ESG growth
· Identifying the right ESG product
· Compliance with the FASEA Code
· Heeding ASIC’s ‘greenwashing’ warning
· SPDR ETF Carbon Control ETFs
4:00 – Difference between ESG and ethical investing
7:30 – State of play with ESG integration in investment portfolios in Australia
10:00 – What’s driving the growth?
25:00 – ESG product development
34:00 – FASEA requirements on ESG and ethical investing
39:00 – Greenwashing
54:00 – SPDR ETF Carbon Control ETFs
The State Street SPDR ETF’s discussed in this video are issued by State Street Global Advisors, Australia Services Limited (AFSL Number 274900, ABN 16 108 671 441). You should read and consider the PDS and TMD at ssga.com/au before making an investment decision.