Investment Strategy

Women in Super hear from Reynolds

Managing director of PRI, Fiona Reynolds, has called on Australia’s super funds for more action on ESG implementation as part of the organisation’s bid to move from awareness to impact on ESG. In Australia as the guest speaker at the Women in Super national roadshow, Reynolds says that asset owners can ask managers for more, […]
Hedge Funds

Super funds’ priorities reshaping passive managers

The sheer weight of assets held by passive managers is dramatically increasing their power to engage with companies on issues of corporate governance and ESG. Investment Magazine investigates the mixed messages coming out of the three biggest passive managers as they attempt to meet engagement expectations from institutional investors. Two trends are causing institutional investors to ask more from passive management, fuelling a change […]
Investment Strategy

Asian investors slow at implementing ESG

Just nine per cent of more than 5,000 investment strategies in the Asia-Pacific region meet the highest standards of environmental, social and governance investing, says Mercer. Since 2008 Mercer has assigned a 4 point scale to investment strategies based on how ESG guidelines. Funds are assessed on how integrated such principals are in active fund […]