Tag Archives | governance

ESG issues

Top 10 ESG issues for 2019

More investors than ever are expecting fund managers to allow for Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues, but what are the major factors for 2019?

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An insider’s view from the top of CBA

The Commonwealth Bank’s reputation has taken a battering at the Royal Commission, and a veteran of 13 years on the top table of the Bank’s Executive Committee explains what went wrong and where we should head.

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Lessons from the Volkswagen scandal

When a company fraud is uncovered there are many losers, and companies are not run to benefit bondholders. The main protection against such unforeseeable risks is to maintain a well-diversified portfolio.

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Super fund directors and Independents’ Day

The mandating of independent directors for Australian super funds is facing resistance. While it’s difficult to define ‘independence’, global experts on board governance provide support for the government’s stance.

No easy way to make money

History has shown that there are many investment frauds and schemes out there intent on parting investors with their savings. This is a reminder to be wary of things that look too good to be true – because they probably are.

UNPRI ready to go to the next level

The UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) initiative helps navigate the increasing environment, social and governance issues that face us today. What’s next on the ‘to do’ list?

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