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ACSI a testing ground for Australian business ideas

Super fund corporate governance know-how is increasingly being used by Australian companies to test commercial ideas, according to Gordon Hagart,  head of environmental, social and governance (ESG) risk management at the Future Fund. Hagart, pictured right, was speaking in advance of assuming the role of chief executive of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) […]
Custody

Due diligence of fund
managers overlooked

The responsibilities of superannuation trustees are many and varied. One of these responsibilities is being accountable for the robustness of the risk, compliance and operational processes of service providers appointed by the fund. The position of the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) on this matter is very clear. Accountability for any functions, including investment management, […]