sustainable investing

Investment Strategy

Super fund, Omega start sustainable bond investing

Omega Global Investors, a fixed-income asset manager, has won a $170-million mandate from Local Government Super to invest in sustainable assets. The $6-billion superannuation fund and Melbourne-based Omega have developed a strategy over nine months to make bond investments along environmental, social and governance lines that seek to reinforce the United Nations-backed Principals for Responsible […]
Investment Strategy

The carbon tax, VicSuper, Mercer and investing

Australia’s carbon tax will force capital markets and investors to account for climate change costs and risks, says investment consultants Mercer. Two Australian superannuation funds, the $42 billion fund AustralianSuper and the $8.5 billion fund VicSuper, have been surveyed by Mercer in its global survey of fund managers and climate change, says Helga Birgden, head […]