Climate Change, Superannuation and Millennials

  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 an increase in temperature of more than 1.5 degrees Celsius by 2040, and 2 degrees Celsius by 2060. Authored by more than...

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Gender Pay Equity and Australian Listed Companies

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’ commitments and disclosures related to gender pay equity, which is based on Australian Workplace Gender Equality Agency disclosures.   What is Gender Pay...

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Gender diversity in corporate senior management: glass ceiling yet to be cracked

  Today is International Women’s Day, a day dedicated to celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. March 8 also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity. Our global partner Vigeo Eiris has published a paper reviewing the level of female representation in corporate senior management functions for...

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Responsible Investment in 2018

This article forms part of CAER’s  ‘Responsible Investment Agenda 2018 – A Work Plan for Australian and New Zealand Investors’ Report   As the responsible investment community grows and awareness of environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors increases, high-quality ESG research is paramount. While no one wants to cherry pick a limited...

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Human Rights and Australian listed Companies

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 Understanding how companies identify and address human rights risks in their value chains may provide investors with insights into broader cultural, governance and strategic...

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