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Pendal guide: how climate change impacts business

Climate change and business: a guide for investment professionals

CLIMATE change will be the focus of the world s brightest minds over the next few days as the world marks Climate Week.More than 350 events will take place in New York City and around the world as we consider how to rebuild the global economy for people and the planet while halving global emissions by the end of the decade.As part of Pendal s...

Pendal is getting ready to launch a new online investor portal

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nbsp PENDAL will soon introduce a new unit registry service for our Australian-based funds. Due by March the new Mainstream system will offer clients an industry-leading online investor portal making it easier and faster to get information about their funds. Mainstream is a leading fund registry and administration service for fund managers superannuation trustees and listed companies. Once fully implemented clients will be able to...

Regnan’s 2020 engagement report shows progress on key issues

Regnan's Head of Engagement Alison EwingsRegnan's Head of Engagement Alison Ewings

nbsp EACH year responsible investment adviser Regnan engages with a range of ASX-listed companies seeking better management of Environmental Social and Governance ESG issues. Here Regnan's Head of Engagement Alison Ewings pictured outlines our progress REGNAN's corporate engagement work encourages market disclosures that support better decision-making improved responses to climate-related risks greater oversight of conduct and progress in corporate governance issues. In 2020 the work...

David de Ferranti: Offering security during uncertainty

Pendal portfolio specialist David de Ferranti.

Fixed income impact investment is a fast-growing but still relatively new segment of capital markets. Here Pendal portfolio specialist David de Ferranti pictured above takes a deep look at impact bonds. nbsp This quarter we saw COVID-19 impact the way businesses organise physical workforces. Social distancing measures closed doors across industries such as the local cafe a favourite hotel or the office foyer. Despite difficult...

Richard Brandweiner: sustainable investing explained

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nbsp What are the different ypes of sustainable investments how did they develop and why are they growing so quickly Pendal CEO Richard Brandweiner explains in this Lonsec webinar from June 10 2020. Watch the video above or read the transcript below. RICHARD BRANDWEINER Sustainability is a particularly relevant topic right now for many reasons. This is not just because of what we've experienced recently...

George Bishay: Why impact bonds matter

Fixed income impact investment is a fast-growing but still relatively new segment of capital markets. Here Pendal portfolio manager George Bishay pictured above takes a deep look at impact bonds and answers questions we often hear from our clients.EACH year more and more sustainable bond investments become available covering all aspects of the environmental and social spectrum.There are bonds where companies in underlying projects reduce...

Richard Brandweiner: Why we’re seeing big demand for responsible investing

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Our Pendal s Chief Executive Officer Australia Richard Brandweiner discusses why the way we invest can make a big difference to the world around us. Watch the video above or read the transcript below. TRANSCRIPT My name is Richard Brandweiner and I'm the Chief Executive of Pendal in Australia. These are very challenging times but they remind us of just how interconnected our world is...

Susheela Peres da Costa: How COVID-19 put the spotlight on ESG

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The COVID-19 crisis underlines the importance of considering Environmental Social and Governance factors when investing. Regnan's head of advisory Susheela Peres da Costa expains why in this interview with online business channel Ausbiz.com.au. Watch the video above or read this transcript AUSBIZ.COM.AU INTERVIEWER We were speaking earlier about Environmental Social and Governance ESG and it was pointed out that in this crisis ESG is still...

How ESG tells us which companies are prepared for a crisis

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The COVID-19 crisis has highlighted the critical role Environmental Social and Governance factors play in evaluating companies.Here Regnan's head of advisory Susheela Peres da Costa explains what investors should look for.Watch this video or read the transcript below TRANSCRIPTA lot of Environmental Social and Governance ESG is about risk management. And at the beginning of every year when we get asked by the press what...

COVID-19 will change how we think about responsible investment

Regnan's head of advisory, Susheela Peres da Costa

Regnan's head of advisory Susheela Peres da Costa INVESTORS may think they invest in companies and markets. But they re really investing in economies and societies.It s not until we experience a crisis like COVID-19 that this becomes clear.When beverage producers start making hand sanitiser and car manufacturers start making hospital ventilators it becomes clear there is limited value thinking about companies in isolation from...