Local Government Super certified carbon neutral through Climate Active

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Local Government Super (LGS, the fund) has announced it has been certified carbon neutral through Climate Active. It is one of only five Australian super funds to actively hold this certification. LGS has met all the requirements of the Climate Active Carbon Neutral Standard (formerly the National Carbon Offset Standard). The fund closely measures emissions,

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Local Government Super appoints Chief Executive Officer

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The Local Government Super (LGS) Board has announced the appointment of Phil Stockwell as Chief Executive Officer. Mr Stockwell takes up the role from the 26th of November 2019. His appointment follows an extensive executive search. Commenting on the appointment LGS Chair Kyle Loades said, “Phil’s strategy, leadership and operational experience in financial services organisations in times

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Local Government Super identified as global leader in ESG investment

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Local Government Super (LGS) has announced that it has been identified by the world’s leading independent proponent of responsible investment, the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UNPRI), as being in the top 10% of responsible asset owners worldwide. As a result, LGS has been included in the UNPRI Leaders’ Group which was recently announced

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Local Government Super wins Infinity Award for the sixth time

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Local Government Super (LGS) has won the SuperRatings Infinity award for the sixth time, cementing its position as the industry leader in responsible and sustainable investment. LGS Chair, Bruce Miller, said “We are proud of the team at LGS for this significant achievement. To be the only super fund that has won the Infinity Award

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Local Government Super Board appoints Chief Executive Officer

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The Local Government Super Board (LGS or The Fund) has announced the appointment of David Smith as the new Chief Executive Officer for the superannuation fund. David joins LGS from AXIS Specialty Australia, where he served as CEO from 2011 to early 2016. Prior to this, he was CEO of Zurich Financial Services, and has over

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Local Government Super celebrates 20th anniversary

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Local Government Super (LGS) is celebrating 20 years of looking after the retirement savings of current and former local government employees across NSW. In that time, LGS has grown into one of Australia’s leading super funds for responsible and sustainable investment, great value for money, and outstanding personal and local service. The 20-year anniversary comes

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LGIAsuper appoints Parametric for tax managed CPM

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Queensland local government superannuation fund, LGIAsuper, has appointed the US investment manager Parametric to implement a Tax-Managed Centralised Portfolio Management (CPM) solution for its Australian and international equity portfolios. The CPM solution, involving assets totaling around $3.5 billion, is expected to be implemented by the end of April of this year. LGIAsuper, which currently invests

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Local Government Super scores CANSTAR hat-trick

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For the third year running, Local Government Super’s Accumulation Scheme has been awarded a five-star rating for outstanding value from CANSTAR. This is the highest rating granted by the independent, specialist researcher. Local Government Super was one of just five funds to be awarded the five-star rating for outstanding value across all member profiles, including

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