Fidelity International commits to halve emissions from investment portfolio by 2030

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Fidelity International (Fidelity), a global asset manager with total client assets of US$787.1 billion, has introduced an enhanced, engagement-led climate investing policy[1], that aligns its long-term, active asset management strategy with a net zero future. Building on its commitment as a founding signatory to the Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative[2] to reach net zero by

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Fidelity International called out as ‘Responsible investment Leader’

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Fidelity has been included as a Responsible Investment Leader by the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) in its landmark study launched last week. This recognises our commitment to responsible investing and attributes as an investment manager. The Responsible Investment Benchmark Report Australia 2021 show the market for responsible investments in Australia has continued to soar

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Fidelity International announces first actively managed model portfolio available to clients

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Fidelity International has launched its first Separately Managed Account (SMA), in partnership with Praemium, one of Australia’s largest providers of SMAs. The mandate is an actively-managed Australian equity model managed by Kate Howitt. Fidelity has been working with Praemium and a mutual long-term client for some time to bring the right SMA solution to the

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Fidelity International further expands sustainable investing capability with appointment of Daniela Jaramillo

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Fidelity International has appointed Daniela Jaramillo as director, sustainable investing, based in Melbourne. In this newly created role, Daniela will work with Fidelity’s investment team to help further integrate sustainability considerations into the firm’s investment process. She will work closely with Fidelity’s large research function on the firm’s proprietary sustainability ratings, support engagement and voting

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Fidelity International accelerates net zero goal by a decade to 2030

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Fidelity International is accelerating its commitment to reduce company-wide operational carbon emissions to net zero to 2030, 10 years ahead of its previous goal of 2040. Fidelity’s path to net zero will prioritise the avoidance and reduction of emissions through operational improvements in the energy efficiency of its offices, responsible business travel and the use

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Fidelity International expands voting guidelines with new diversity and climate change policies globally

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Fidelity International, a global asset manager with total client assets of $787.1 billion, has published its Sustainable Investing Voting Principles and Guidelines, introducing new global policies on climate change and gender diversity. Through engagement and voting, Fidelity aims to improve the governance and sustainability behaviours of its investee companies. The new policy will see Fidelity increasingly hold investee companies to

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Fidelity International hires portfolio manager Ashish Kochar

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Fidelity International, a global asset manager with total client assets of US$739.9 billion, has hired Ashish Kochar, an experienced global growth-oriented portfolio manager. Starting in September and based in the London office, Mr Kochar will join the global equity team as portfolio manager of the Fidelity Global Equities Fund alongside co-portfolio manager Oliver Trimingham. Mr Kochar

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ESG: Fad or future?

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From time to time, investors become irrationally enthusiastic. The important thing to note about these manic moments is that the investment theme underpinning them makes perfect sense. The narratives are rational; it is the market excess surrounding them that is not. In the early 1970s investors became transfixed by a group of seemingly bullet-proof stocks,

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Fidelity International introduces new flexible ‘dynamic working’ for global employees

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Fidelity International is to offer employees the opportunity to work more flexibly as part of a new ‘dynamic working’ policy, which comes into effect immediately. This new way of working will allow the majority of employees across more than 25 locations worldwide the opportunity to balance their work patterns, combining both home and office working

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Fidelity International expands sustainable investing team with appointment of Gabriel Wilson-Otto

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Fidelity International has appointed Gabriel Wilson-Otto as Director, Sustainable Investing, based in Hong Kong. In this new role, Gabriel will work with Fidelity’s investment professionals to help further integrate sustainability considerations into the firm’s investment process. He will also work closely with Fidelity’s large research function on the firm’s proprietary sustainability ratings and support the

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