DON’T WASTE YOUR INVESTMENTS

This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2019 – A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report The amount of waste we produce is rising and it is having a significant impact on our eco-system. Discussions around possible waste management solutions are high on the agenda, especially in...

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WATER AVAILABILITY AND MANAGEMENT

This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2019– A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report The term ‘water risk’ ― defined as ‘the effect of water-related uncertainty on an organisation’s objectives’[1] ― has become increasingly ubiquitous in the ESG arena in 2018. Never before has the corporate...

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WE ROBOT: AUTOMATION AND THE FUTURE OF WORK

This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2019 – A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report Advancements in the materials, software and robotic industries are driving an explosion in the take-up of automation technologies across the global workforce. While mechanisation and the rise of machine-based working environments...

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TRUST ISSUES: THE NEW FACE OF RISK

This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2019 – A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report The Banking Royal Commission has revealed serious concerns regarding the accountability and integrity of Australian financial services institutions. While the Commission has been the main face of waning public trust in...

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MAKING SENSE OF CLIMATE SCENARIOS

This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2019 – A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report In June 2017, the Taskforce on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) published a comprehensive set of recommendations for companies to assess and disclose climate risk analysis within their financial reports. The...

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RESPONSIBLE INVESTMENT IN 2019

This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2019 – A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report As the availability, use and impact of environmental, social, and governance (ESG) research continues to grow so too does its impact on investment decision-making and the development of new models for...

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