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Accountability the next step in ESG

Accounting for sustainability in the measurement of outcomes is the next frontier in government policy, and has the potential to significantly uplift the contribution investment organisations can make to a more sustainable world, writes David Bell.
FIS Digital – December 2020

Is portfolio construction up to the task

The best way to integrate different scenarios into portfolio construction is front of mind for investors right now. But as David Bell explores adapting academic practices into the more complex real world is full of challenges. There are some important learnings in examining different techniques though.

Crisis highlights agency issues in Oz

The current coronavirus crisis has created investment governance challenges for Australia’s superannuation funds – with regard to liquidity requirements – that are relevant to any DC scheme which invests in illiquid assets. It highlights the potential impact of agency issues on decision-making during a crisis environment.