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Geoff Bascand to take over as RBNZ financial stability head

28 April 2017

 Business Desk: Reserve Bank deputy governor Geoff Bascand will take charge of the monetary authority's financial stability function when Grant Spencer fills in as governor in September. More>  

Socially responsible investing (Part 3)

21 April 2017

Goodreturns: In this month’s commentary, Pathfinder looks at real world implications of responsible investment (RI). Are RI returns better, worse or no different than market returns? What investment options are available within NZ and from offshore? More>  

RBNZ review needs ot be part of "root-and-branch" overhaul

17 April 2017

Interest.co.nz: David Hargreaves would like to seen any review of the Reserve Bank undertaken as a part of a root-and-branch overhaul of its governing legislation. More>  

Reserve Bank updates its assessment of money laundering

10 April 2017

Press release: The Reserve Bank today published an updated assessment of the money laundering and terrorism financing risks that face the financial sector. More>  

Anglican scheme looks for ethical uplift

10 April 2017

InvestmentNewsNZ: The rising demand for socially responsible investment (SRI) options has sparked renewed interest in niche ‘ethical’ funds, according to Anglican Pension Board general manager, Mark Wilcox. More>  

Synergy launches SRI portfolios

31 March 2017

Goodreturns: Synergy Investment Programme is launching four new model portfolios, with a focus on socially responsible investment. More>

RBNZ: Input Sought on Insurer Law Review

31 March 2017

The Reserve Bank of New Zealand has published an issues paper for its review of the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 (IPSA). More>

Global Sustainable Investment Review 2016 released

29 March 2017

The Global Sustainable Investment Alliance (GSIA) released its biennial Global Sustainable Investment Review 2016, showing that global sustainable investment assets reached $22.89 trillion at the start of 2016, a 25% increase from 2014. More>

Four KiwiSaver schemes yet to ditch weapons investments

27 March 2017

Radio New Zealand: Some KiwiSaver funds are still investing in banned weapons despite making promises to get rid of the holdings. More>

Responsible Investing: implications for everyone in financial markets

27 March 2017

Goodreturns: The essence of responsible investing (RI) is not its focus on environmental, social and governance issues (ESG) – these get the headlines but are about implementation. The essence of RI is simply to change investor and corporate horizons from the short-term to the long-term. RI is about shifting the focus from maximising near term returns to generating long-term sustainable returns. More>