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[PDF] Disclosure of Ethical Considerations in Investment Product Disclosure Statements - A review of current practice in Australia

Author: Charles Berger, Australian Conservation Foundation, Published on: 1 August 2004

[M]any mainstream investment managers still do not appreciate the relationship between ethical corporate behaviour and long-term financial performance...Australia’s investment community is still not doing enough to look out for the long-term interests of investors and the Australian environment, community and economy. [refers to Colonial First State, Platinum Asset Management, Maple-Brown Abbott, Suncorp Metway, Merrill Lynch, UBS, State Street, AMP, Perpetual, Barclays, Australian Ethical Investment, Hunter Hall Investment Management, Glebe, Challenger Financial Services, ING Australia (joint venture ING & ANZ Bank), IOOF, MLC (part of National Australia Bank), BT Financial (part of Westpac), AXA, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Asset Management Australia, (part of Deutsche Bank), Invesco, Macquarie Investment Management (part of Macquarie Bank), Schroders; refers to investments in Newcrest, Rio Tinto, Transurban, James Hardie]

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Related companies: AMP Group ANZ Bank Australian Ethical Investment AXA Barclays BT Financial (part of Westpac) Challenger Financial Services Colonial First State Credit Suisse Deutsche Bank Glebe Hunter Hall Investment Management ING Invesco IOOF James Hardie Macquarie Bank Maple-Brown Abbott Merrill Lynch (part of Bank of America) MLC (part of National Australia Bank) National Australia Bank Newcrest OnePath (part of ANZ Bank) Perpetual Platinum Asset Management Rio Tinto Schroders State Street Suncorp Transurban UBS Vanguard Westpac