• Australian pension fund to exit coal amid climate announcements

    10 July 2020

    Australian pension fund First State Super has outlined a number of climate change actions and targets, including exiting thermal coal, as it urged other Australian pension funds to do the same.

  • First State Super contracts Hermes EOS

    16 August 2018

    One of Australia's largest pension funds, First State Super, has selected Hermes Equity Ownership Services (EOS) to provide engagement services in overseas markets.

  • Investors round on Rio Tinto's funding of fossil fuel lobby groups

    27 April 2018

    Rio Tinto will face mounting pressure at its annual general meeting (AGM) as investors with a combined £1.8 trillion ($2.5 trillion) take aim at its policy on funding lobby groups that obstruct action to combat climate change.

  • Investors support plea for integrated corporate reporting

    27 September 2017

    A group of leading investors, with nearly $2 trillion in assets under management, is calling for companies to integrate their reporting of financial and non-financial data.

  • Renewables fund secures investment from Australia's green bank

    06 February 2017

    A fund that aims to help attract institutional investment in Australian renewable energy has secured a "cornerstone" equity investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) – the country's green bank.