Shining a light on modern slavery

Five ASX200 sectors are at high risk of exposure to modern slavery, according to a new report commissioned by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). The report provides practical guidance for companies and investors to assess their exposure to

Investors urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

Investors urge G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020

Investors and insurers boasting more than $742bn in assets under management have urged the G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020, warning of severe risks to the global financial sector unless a clear phase-out deadline is set. A group

How millennials are driving the rise of conscious capitalism

Airbnb has always positioned itself as the friendly alternative to hotel chains. But in February 2017, the sharing economy giant proved it was more than just empty corporate marketing. In response to Donald Trump’s immigration ban, the company provided free

Can ESG enhance long-term performance?

Fund managers are going to need to align their investments with their clients’ values (both ethical and political) in a way that also delivers competitive returns, writes Crestone Wealth Management’s Scott Haslem. “It takes time to connect the dots, I

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