ESG Update as at 7 May 2019

ESG Update as at 7 May 2019
  • APRA reviewing ESG matters

  • AMP compiles 10 ESG issues on investor agendas

  • Sand: the environmental catastrophe you missed

  • Is the renewables market busting?

  • Westpac going 100 per cent renewable by 2025

  • Cannabis - an update on regulatory trends and industry developments

  • Renewables supplied 77 per cent of Germany’s electricity on Easter Monday

  • Brunei punishing gay sex, infidelity, with stoning and whipping

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Australian and Global ESG Update as at 23 April 2019

  • CSIRO invites public discussion on AI ethics

  • Australians top ‘most responsible asset allocator’ list

  • NZ Super divests weapons

  • State Street calls for Australian board annual elections for all directors

  • Norway restricts coal investments while opening up renewables

  • $1bn green infrastructure investment boost in Southeast Asia

  • Exxon shareholders not allowed to vote on climate resolution

  • Socially responsible investments hit US$30 trillion

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Australian and Global ESG Update as at 2 April 2019

  • Financial services and the Modern Slavery Act - time’s up

  • SuperRatings - research into how ‘sustainable’ investment funds are performing

  • NZ investors take action on tech giants over terror attacks

  • The Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative launched

  • Industry Super Holdings under the pump to divest weapons supplier

  • Disabilities-focused Dutch fund introduces bespoke index

  • Research Report: Sizing the Impact Investing Market

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