Responsible investment

Call for ethical super grows into a major chorus

Ninety per cent of Australians expect their super to be invested ethically, and 80 per cent would consider switching funds to more aligned providers, according to new research from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia.

Green investing made very easy and cheap 

Green investing made very easy and cheap 

The big story of 2018 has been investor pressure on corporates to take action on climate change and sustainability and its starting to have a real impact.

Macquarie Group picking up its green threads

Macquarie Group’s new chief executive Shemara Wikramanayake might be trying to reverse some of the damage from its bad old #MeFirst days with a new thrust into climate action and green investment.

ESG: the role of real assets in creating a sustainable future

ESG: the role of real assets in creating a sustainable future

The investment industry can exert significant influence in the way that real assets are built and operated. ESG data vendors such as MSCI and FTSE Russell provide tools to help but it’s a complex task and fraught with potential unintended consequences.