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Investment Strategy

CFS GAM talks walk on ESG in rise through UNPRI rankings

Promoting, reporting on and collaborating with other investors to further the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) saw Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFS GAM) achieve a top quartile ranking in three of the six principles for the recent UNPRI survey. The work by Amanda McCluskey, head of sustainability at CFS GAM, […]
Investment Strategy

CFS GAM talks walk on ESG in rise through UNPRI rankings

Promoting, reporting on and collaborating with other investors to further the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI) saw Colonial First State Global Asset Management (CFS GAM) achieve a top quartile ranking in three of the six principles for the recent UNPRI survey. The work by Amanda McCluskey, head of sustainability at CFS GAM, […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance statistics, as useless as they admittedly are. Maybe […]
Opinion

An industry fund initiative that nobody can knock

As financial services is dragged screaming towards the fee-for-service model, there’s been a lot of malice coming to the surface, not least that directed towards the industry funds, who are already largely there. That ill-feeling might manifest itself in a cranky response to APRA’s whole-of-fund super performance statistics, as useless as they admittedly are. Maybe […]
Hedge Funds

UN PRI is not about altruism: Steve Gibbs

Most of the 25 super funds which have joined the United Nations ‘PRI’ pact, have done so not because it is the right thing to do but rather because it will reduce risks or increase returns or lead to both, according to Steve Gibbs, chief executive of ARIA.