Governance

Key steps to getting your ESG right

Fundamentally, ESG is about doing business responsibly. It is about having the trust of your stakeholders. It is about businesses acting in a way that is "right"

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Sydney Uni partners with Investa and Willow in Digital Twin course

The University of Sydney’s Faculty of Engineering is partnering with one of Australia’s leading commercial real-estate owners Investa Property Group and an Australian born technology company Willow in order to deliver a hands-on university course that connects academia with industry to solve real world problems.

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Cromwell releases 12th annual Sustainability Report

Real estate investor and manager, Cromwell Property Group, has released its 12th annual Sustainability Report covering environment, social and governance (ESG) performance for the year ending 30 June 2020.

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ESR Launches Its Five-Year ESG Roadmap for Positive Impact in the β€œNew Economy”

ESR, the largest APAC focused logistics real estate platform, has reaffirmed its commitment to long-term sustainable growth by announcing its five-year vision roadmap and targets around ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) performance across its whole business. ESR’s plan and targets are explicitly aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). …

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Fake Zoom Invite exposes gap in controls

Yesterday the Australian Financial Review published an article about how the click of a single malicious Zoom meeting invite by a principal of Levitas Capital put $8m at risk, the actual loss of hundreds of thousands of dollars and ultimately lead to the collapse of the business after a key …

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Abacus Property’s 2020 Sustainability Report

As part of its commitment to sustainability, Abacus have released their 2020 Sustainability Report which provides their stakeholders an update on their approach and achievements to sustainability.

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Integrating ESG Holistically in Private Equity

Partners Group have devised an ESG ecosystem for their Private Equity investments that considers their key principles, frameworks, and industry standards in order to shape responsible investment, ESG, and impact integration.

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ESG confusion harms investors and the planet

A lack of clarity around environmental, social and governance (ESG) approaches to investing is creating confusion and making it harder for end investors to choose an investment product that fits their objectives and values.

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The Six ESG Principles

The following ESG Principles, established by PRI are voluntary and aspirational. They offer a menu of possible actions for incorporating ESG issues: Β  Principle 1: We will incorporate ESG issues into investment analysis and decision-making processes. Β  Possible actions: Address ESG issues in investment policy statements. Support development of ESG-related …

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ESG Implementation

Successful Investment Managers and Owners of real estate around the globe are seeking to differentiate themselves by achieving outcomes beyond the immediate financial results. Β  Global best practice requires businesses to embed ESG into all facets of their business model. Β  Capital Management Australia is working to assist organisations establish …

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ESG Questions for our Board

Questions you can ask management to understand where your company stands on ESG and how to chart a path forward: Β  Are ESG risks included in our ERM program? What are our key ESG risks that the business faces? How are we addressing them? How do they evolve under different …

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