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Unintentional

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 […]
Retirement

Industry funds deny low-cost status

Industry funds will not own the low-cost space post-Stronger Super and the industry should be prepared for the influx of bespoke products like SMSFs and individually managed accounts (IMAs), said Paul Watson, executive manager of member choice and advice at Hostplus. Speaking at last week’s Post-Retirement Conference, held by Conexus Financial in association with AIST, […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in the room […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in the room […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

Greg Bright As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in […]
Opinion

Super funds be wary: we’re in a period of engagement

Greg Bright As Michael Dwyer observed at the Fund Executives Association Ltd conference last month: fund members do not move their accounts, no matter how good or bad the performance, just as they never change their bank accounts. The chief executive of First State Super was exaggerating, of course, but most of his colleagues in […]
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