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Eight Investment Partners launches 8IP Australian Equity Impact Fund

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Tl;dr The 8IP Australian Equity Impact Fund invests in companies that produce not only financial returns, but positive impacts on the environment or on social…

Future Super: moving beyond equities and bonds to new asset classes

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Tl; dr Future Super is a $300 million retail superannuation fund that was launched as Australia’s first fossil-fuel free fund. In addition to avoiding investments…

Welcome to Audacious Investing

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Welcome to Audacious Investing, the magazine to help you put your money where your values are. Audacious Investing is for you – someone who is…

Ethical Investing 101: the financial adviser speaks

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If you want to invest your money in line with your values, there are a growing number of ways to do that – managed funds,…

Keen to be green? Find the shade that’s right for you

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Editor’s note: Audacious Investing is pleased to run this comment piece from Australian Ethical Investment. We encourage informed comment from industry experts that will give…

The Fred Hollows Foundation invests in eye care centre social enterprise

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Tl;dr A social enterprise is a commercially viable business that exists to provide a social or environmental benefit Impact investing are investments made into companies…

Legg Mason’s Western Asset removes tobacco, cluster munitions from bond funds

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Tl;dr Divestment is an investment tool that removes perceived risks from a portfolio by refraining from, or selling, assets. Legg Mason, a global fund manager,…

Thorn agrees to ASIC undertaking for refunds, write-offs for goods leases

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The Australian Securities and Investment Commission (ASIC) has announced regulatory outcomes against Thorn’s consumer leasing businesses Radio Rentals, RR and Rentlo Reinvented that will see millions in dollars of refunds and write-offs of fees to consumers.

Increasing financial inclusion could yield increasing revenue to banks: EY

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Financial inclusion isn’t just a worthy social goal for banks – it also represents potential revenue that EY estimates could be as high as US$88…

Victorian government launches first social impact bond

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The Victorian government has launched the state’s first social impact bond (SIB), aimed at reducing chronic homelessness. The Andrews Labor government has this week launched…