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Australian Bank certified for responsible banking

Teachers Mutual Bank Limited has become one of the first Australian banks to certify its retail deposits, mortgages and wholesale funding. The certification  could generate more than $3.5billion of socially responsible investment for the bank by 2021. This certification will

Ethical investments top Australian mandate appointments

An analysis of the 273 mandate appointments in the year to September 2018 demonstrates the rise of ethical investing. Rainmaker analysis shows ethical or responsible investments were the fastest growing asset class in the 12-month period. Allocations grew 58%, though

Investa secures first Australian green loan for property fund

One of Australia’s largest commercial real estate property funds has broken new ground to procure a globally accepted green loan. The Investa Commercial Property Fund (ICPF) becomes the country’s first major landlord to arrange a universally acknowledged green loan, securing

Tips to make sure your investments are ethical

Ethical investing is taking off in Australia and investors have more options than ever before. Funds labelled ‘ethical’ or ‘responsible’ have more than quadrupled in size over the past three years, according to the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). Here are some ways

REST case to set climate risk precedent

In a world first, 23-year-old Mark McVeigh has filed a legal action alleging the trustee of his retirement fund, the Retail Employees Superannuation Trust (REST), breached the fiduciary duties owed to him by failing to adequately consider climate change risks. 

Companies go green to improve operations and make more money

Companies say they are finding no shortage of financial backing for green projects like reforestation. 4 out of 5 Australian businesses want to meet common industry standards for sustainability and 1/4 are altering their supply chains to be more environmentally



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