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ATP’s approach to ESG

The giant Danish fund, ATP, takes a comprehensive approach to ESG including voting and engagement, as well as a large investment in green bonds. Ole Buhl is vice president and head of ESG at ATP explains.
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Investing in the world we want

Global head of investment research at Mercer, Deb Clarke, believes that investment opportunities viewed solely through a return-making lens carry additional risk for long-term investors. She explains why.
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CFA drives diversity agenda

The CFA Institute will work with 30 asset owners and managers as “experimental partners”, implementing diversity and inclusion action plans in their businesses. We spoke to CFA's Rebecca Fender and CalSTRS' Chris Ailman about the importance of diversity. #BalanceforBetter
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EU agrees on sustainable disclosure

The European Parliament and EU member states worked through the night on Wednesday to reach an agreement on disclosure requirements related to sustainable investments and sustainability risks. The agreement means that for the first time it is now clear in regulation that ESG is part of investment decision making.
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Dutch fund commits to member preferences

For the first time a pension fund board has committed to implementing the results of a member survey, ex ante, resulting in the Pensioenfonds Detailhandel, the pension fund for the retail sector in the Netherlands, increasing its commitment to sustainable investing.
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Australia misses chance to improve super

Australia’s Productivity Commission performed a review of its world-class superannuation system, with an eye toward making the best even better. But the inquiry wasted its opportunity by making recommendations that its three years of research don’t support.
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TPI’s ambitious path to low carbon

The Transition Pathway Initiative has grown quickly as a tool for asset owners and fund managers looking to plot their way toward a low-carbon economy – but there is more on its agenda. Scrutiny of more investors, expanded research and transparency in emerging markets are all on its to-do list.
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