CAER Publications

The publications in our archive range from in-house and own generated thought leadership papers, to papers published together with our research partners. The archive also includes a links to research papers made public by clients where CAER was commissioned to undertake research.

  • Responsible Investment Agenda 2019

Publication Spotlight 

  • Chemicals of Concern - Glyphosate
    June 20, 2018
      The use of agricultural herbicides in conventional agricultural farming has an impact on food and crops produced. Debate about the efficacy and safety of certain products and the long-te...
  • My Portfolio is Going to Pot! ESG Risks related to Recreational Cannabis Use
    September 12, 2018
      CAER’s Jacob Laurent and Duncan Paterson examine the emerging area of ESG risks related to recreational cannabis use.   The recreational use of cannabis has been legalised in two major gl...
  • Climate Change, Superannuation and Millennials
    October 26, 2018
      This month the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released its much-anticipated report on global warming targets. The report predicts that current rates of emissions will cause...
  • Understanding the UNEP FI Sustainable Finance Roadmap
    October 29, 2018
    Representatives from the PRI, UNEP SI, UNEP FI, RIAA and IGCC.   In July of this year, delegates across the Insurance, Banking and Investment industries, representing around 300 institution...
  • RIAA Conference 2018 - Where to From Here?
    November 12, 2018
    The 2018 RIAA Conference has just finished in Melbourne, and the ESG professionals who attended have no doubt spent the last week pondering the complexities of the many issues that were raised. As...
  • Human rights in a globalised world: why do companies need to pay more attention?
    November 27, 2018
      As stakeholders from around the world gather in Geneva for the 2018 UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, a new study from our global partner Vigeo Eiris looks at 4,585 companies headquarte...

Nominated Research

CAER is proud to have three pieces of research nominated in the RIAA ESG Research Awards in 2018.

  • Human Rights and Australian listed Companies
    October 27, 2017
    CAER was commissioned by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility to conduct the research for a new report, Human rights and Australian listed companies.   About the Report Underst...
  • A Modern Slavery Act in Australia - What Investors Need to Know
    July 17, 2018
    Parliament House - Andrew 'Twiggy' Forrest speaking at a discussion on modern slavery held in February 2018 organised by the Walk Free Foundation and the Salvation Army.   In late June 2018...
  • Gender Pay Equity and Australian Listed Companies
    July 24, 2018
    CAER was commissioned by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility to collate the research for a new report, Gender Pay Equity and Australian Listed Companies - ASX100 companies’ commitment...

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  • Responsible Investment Agenda 2018
    February 27, 2018
    CAER has produced our first Responsible Investment Agenda in 2018 to support our mission of broadening the reach of responsible investment through the provision of high-quality ESG research. In additi...

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