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Rio Tinto (ASX:RIO) departures – a win for ESG?

Rio Tinto Ltd (ASX:RIO) today announced that CEO Jean-Sebastian Jacques; head of iron ore, Chris Salisbury; and head of corporate affairs, Simone Niven, will be stepping down from their roles following the Juukan Gorge incident. While someone losing their job

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Super tax changes will cost retirees

The possibility for government to increase superannuation taxes in response to the ballooningbudget deficit caused by COVID-19 could severely hurt member balances at retirement, according to a research note by the global implementation specialist manager Parametric. Raewyn Williams, head of

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Webinars you don’t want to miss

With reporting season coming to an end, it’s time to hear from all the managers how they performance and the key themes that emerging from one the strangest months in recent memory. Insights into the future of investing What Japanification

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Looking for hidden ESG gems

Looking for hidden ESG gems: a new frontier for responsible investing with “improvers” The ongoing Covid-19 crisis is likely to bear long-term consequences on equity investing, reinforcing the ESG vs. traditional non-ESG equity divide, with the former enjoying large structural

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Get to know Adrian Frinsdorf from William Buck

Adrian Frinsdorf is a Director of Wealth Advisory at William Buck, a 30-year old multidisciplinary financial services group. Adrian has attained a Bachelor of Business at the University of South Australia along with a Diploma of Financial Planning at Deakin

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Maryann Mannix-White to depart AIST

Maryann Mannix-White, AIST’s chief membership officer, is leaving the organisation having held a variety of senior executive roles, including the general manager role, for more than 15 years. She will leave on October 7 and is looking forward to a

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Damien Hatfield

Hatfield joins advisor platform company board

Integrated Portfolio Solutions has appointed Damien Hatfield, one of the founders of the hedge fund industry in Australia who, more recently has focused on marketing a range of alternative and some traditional investment strategies for big and small providers, as

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John McMurtrie

End of an era at Link Group

by Greg Bright It had to happen, of course, but sometimes when it does it is still a bit of a shock. John McMurtrie, the driving force for nearly 20 years behind what became Link Group, announced last Friday (August

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