Hedge Funds

ACSI has growing role on ASX pay

The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has seen a significant lift in the number of ASX listed companies proactively approaching it for advice on improving remuneration structures and health and safety standards in their supply chains. ACSI represents $400 billion in investments and owns about 10 percent of the ASX’s top 100 companies. Gordon […]
CIO profiles

Profile: Craig Turnbull CIO Local Government Super

Some of Local Government Super’s ideas on ESG arise from a requirement that even its most red-blooded active manager must research it as part of their investment process. Chief investment officer, Craig Turnbull, says: “We will only use managers that think about ESG factors when making their investment decisions, so that it is making a […]

Climate change: a fiduciary duty to act

There are many accounts about the severity of pollution that rapid industrialisation has brought to China, and one of the most striking is the example of not being able to see from one end of Tiananmen Square to the next owing to smog. This highlights the dangers that unchecked carbon emissions poses, but the government’s […]