Fidelity International highlights the growing need for Transition Finance and opportunities for Asia-Pacific

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2023 was the planet’s hottest year in recorded history, and Antarctic Sea ice coverage also dropped to a record low. With climate change one of the world’s most pressing risks,... Read more continue reading

Stewart Investors joins Responsible Minerals Initiative Investor Network as founding member

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Stewart Investors, an active, long-only equity specialist focused on sustainable investing since 2005, has become the founding member of the Responsible Minerals Initiative Investor Network. The RMI Investor Network will... Read more continue reading

Greenhouse Gas Emissions lead the charge in Perennial Better Future’s ESG survey

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Greenhouse Gas (GHG) emissions and alignment with the Paris Agreement have displaced cyber security as the key ESG priority for companies over the next 12 to 18 months in the... Read more continue reading

Investors beware – Scope 3 emissions hide as much as they reveal

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Companies and investors have a crucial role to play in addressing climate change. As one of today’s most urgent challenges, the requirement for companies and investors to adopt ‘net-zero’ targets... Read more continue reading

Amundi’s Responsible Investment views 2024: trends to watch for responsible investors

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Responsible investing is quickly becoming more mainstream and is gradually converging towards a more standardised and regulated environment.  This change of scale has led to heated debates throughout 2023 with... Read more continue reading

Contemplating responsible investments? Key considerations for advisers

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Over the last 12 months we’ve seen ASIC clamp down on greenwashing, particularly amongst fund managers and their product offerings which has increased scrutiny on ‘true to label’ advertising and... Read more continue reading

Why investing in biodiversity means looking at the solutions, not just the problems

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Over half the value of the global economy – some US$44 trillion – is potentially threatened to some extent by the loss of nature, according to the World Economic Forum.... Read more continue reading

Zurich and Mandala release Climate Risk Index for the Australian energy sector

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Zurich Financial Services Australia (Zurich) and Mandala Partners (Mandala) has released Australia’s first Climate Risk Index for the national energy generation sector. Utilising Zurich’s global exposure analysis capabilities, the report... Read more continue reading

Advisers need to offer ESG investment advice to meet growing demand

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Responsible investors who use financial advisors are significantly better-informed about investment performance, fees, and the sustainable impact of products than those who try to look for responsible or ESG options... Read more continue reading

Consistent consumer labelling critical amid confusion over ESG products

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New research from Colonial First State (CFS) has found Australian consumers are confused by sustainability claims and can’t differentiate between different ESG investment options. The research commissioned by CFS surveyed... Read more continue reading