Mark Spicer

Mark Spicer

Head of ESG and Responsible Investment Sustainability Services

Articles by Mark Spicer

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Demand increases for ESG investments; returns do not have to be sacrificed for environmental and social benefit

Our survey shows that ESG funds outperform non–ESG funds adding to the now well accepted statement that investment returns do not have to be sacrificed for environmental and social benefit

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The greening of bonds. Good news for investors & climate change

Climate bonds need to be measured against rigorous, transparent and objective standards – otherwise their issuers will be accused of ‘green-washing’

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Responsible Investment – no need to sacrifice returns

The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), in conjunction with KPMG, have just released their report which charts the level of application of responsible investment strategies across Asset Managers in the Australian Market

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Responsible investing or best returns? You can have both

All businesses, and therefore all investments, have an impact on people and the planet, both positive and negative. Responsible investing seeks to minimise the negative effects generated by business and promote positive impacts, ultimately delivering a healthier economy, society and environment and underpinning a stronger investment outcome.

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