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Jon Duncan, head, responsible investment, Old Mutual
Exxaro's move to renewable a sign of progressArticle

Exxaro Resources chief executive, Mxolisi Mgojo, announced in February that his company will join a growing list of international miners divesting from thermal coal assets....

29 Apr 2021

SA's first Reit sustainability-linked ESG bond launched
SA's first Reit sustainability-linked ESG bond launchedArticle

The Investec Property Fund recently issued a three-year, sustainability-linked bond of R800m - a first for the local real estate investment trust sector...

29 Apr 2021

Revisions to Crisa align with growing interest in ESG investment
Revisions to Crisa align with growing interest in ESG investmentArticle

Environmental, social and governance (ESG) integration in the corporate decision-making process is gathering momentum around the world...

Giles White, Elodie Maume, Madelein Burger, Zelda Swanepoel & Kent Davis 21 Jan 2021

Nigel Beck, executive head, sustainable finance, Standard Bank Group
ESG investment can help Africa's economic recoveryArticle

Covid-19 has hindered Africa's growth, demanding new approaches to economic development, and raising the focus on environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) issues...

Nigel Beck 7 Dec 2020

Premal Ranchod, head of ESG research, Alexander Forbes Investments
ESG moves beyond niche into the mainstreamArticle

Socially responsible investing has long been considered niche, but as the impact of investments is being measured beyond just financial returns, environmental, social and governance (ESG) considerations has shifted into the mainstream...

Premal Ranchod 1 Dec 2020

Justice Malala
Post-Covid: The way forward for SA and emerging marketsArticle

Emerging markets across the world are well positioned to recover from the Covid-19 pandemic, thanks to a raft of reforms and baked-in resilience - but while South Africa's fundamentals appear to be in good shape, it must overcome slow growth and a worrying debt trajectory...

6 Oct 2020

Mike Adsetts, deputy chief investment office, Momentum Investments
A systematic approach to ESG investing imperative to manage costly trade offsArticle

With Covid-19 having accelerated the need for socio-economic development, sustainability and societal impact continue to gain traction and recognition among the investment management and investor communities alike...

18 Sep 2020

Private equity to inject billions into Africa
Private equity to inject billions into AfricaArticle

The Baker McKenzie report ‘A growth engine: Trends and outcomes of private equity in Africa' shows private equity activity in Africa will inject billions of US dollars of sustainable investment over the next five years...

20 Apr 2017

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