ESG Update as at 28 May 2019

ESG Update as at 28 May 2019
  • Future Fund ditches male-only boards as investment companies

  • APRA says soon there’ll be no such thing as ‘sustainable’ finance - it’ll all be green

  • Australian Ethical campaigning against gambling investments in super

  • Christchurch Call gains traction

  • Ethics Centre launching FASEA-approved financial adviser course

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 28 January 2019

  • SelfWealth launches ETF for SMSFs

  • Praemium upgrading platform for advisers and investors

  • Premier Asset Management winds up 17-year-old fund

  • Australian Ethical selling stake in IOOF

  • MLC reduces wrap admin fees

  • MTAA Super cuts fees

  • Rest launches no-fee investment options

  • CFS Private Wealth wound up after ASIC investigation

  • Kaz Capital with imposed licence conditions

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Fund Product, Company and Regulatory Updates as at 22 May 2018

  • XTB Emerald Fixed Income Managed Portfolio launched, on HUB24

  • BlackRock confirms closure of five ETFs

  • PIMCO partners with financial tech firm

  • Australian Ethical ditches AMP investments

  • CareSuper partners with Mercer

  • Macquarie merging private wealth arms

  • ASIC and RBA introduce new BBSW calculation methodology

  • Wealth & Risk Management AFS licence cancelled

  • Intiger closes Sydney office

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Fund people as at 28 February 2018

  • Strategy lead appointed by TelstraSuper
  • SMSF Association announces new chair
  • AXA IM announces assets business head
  • Australian Ethical announces COO
  • CBA appoints general manager
  • Invesco builds equities team
  • Equipsuper appoints executive officer
  • Catholic Super CIO retires
  • FPEC chair retires
  • NGS Super chief executive retires
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Fund People as at 4 October 2017

  • BT builds investment team
  • Mercer announces new investment officer
  • Local Government Super announces chief executive
  • KPMG appoints management head
  • New ASIC information officer
  • Australian Ethical Investment appoints new director
  • APRA names panel for CBA investigation
  • Australian Ethical Investment appoints new director
  • CEO of Kinetic Super departs
  • CBA leadership team changes
  • Centuria chief executive steps down
  • HUB24 distribution head exists platform
  • ASB chief executive to retire
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Fund People as at 28 August 2017

  • UBS announces wholesale head
  • Fidelity appoints new director
  • Australian Ethical makes two senior appointments
  • Vanguard appoints Australian QEG head
  • BlueBay opens Australian office
  • Westpac appoints independent director
  • HFR announces 2017 award nominees
  • CBA chief executive to stand down
  • QBE chief to step down
  • Cbus executive to step down
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Fund People as at 19 July 2016

  • New hires at the FPA
  • CareSuper appoints new board members
  • ASFA appoints interim chief executive
  • CBA selects new GM of Commonwealth Private
  • Westpac appoints senior compliance manager
  • Mine Wealth + Wellbeing (formerly AUSCOAL) appoints new chief strategy manager
  • Credit Suisse MD resigns
  • Ethical Enterprise Award nominations now open
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