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Integrating child rights across the ASX: A UNICEF investor tool benchmarking report

This report benchmarks ASX200-companies on their integration and disclosure of child rights policies across their entire operational footprint. This paper encourages Australian investors and companies to develop more integrated frameworks for assessing the impact of investments and operations on children.

Guidance and case studies for ESG integration: Equities and fixed income

The CFA Institute and Principles for Responsible Investment commissioned a survey on ESG integration, revealing that 56% of investors integrate governance into their equity analysis. Analysts may engage in ESG in fixed-income analysis to evaluate the risks and value of assets. ESG issues help investors arrive at estimates of fair stock value.

Intentionally designed endowment primer

This primer provides insight into aligning endowment investments with institutional missions while considering sustainability. The report includes strategic questions, background, examples, and relevant research. Intended for fiduciaries, this primer encourages institutional acceptance and deployment of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) criteria to facilitate profitable sustainability while advancing social purpose.

Education: Learning for Life: Why enterprise L&D is the next frontier In global education

10 November 2021
This report explores how enterprise learning and development is the next frontier in global education, and its impact on both private investors and policymakers. It breaks down the enterprise learning and development landscape, the opportunities and challenges, and offers insights on learning and development frameworks and employee engagement.

Disrupting privilege as power and control: Re-imagining business and the appreciation of Indigenous stewardship in management education curricula

2 June 2022
This report explores privilege's systemic connection to mainstream management education and proposes how engaging with Indigenous stewardship can tackle this. Using a case study of stewardship's implementation in a Master of Commerce program, educators can contribute to literature on re-imagining business and create better future business leaders.

Beyond investment: The power of capacity-building support

This report explores the use of technical assistance to enhance the impact of investments in challenging sectors. With contributions from industry professionals, the report highlights motivations, uses and challenges of capacity-building support, and provides analysis to encourage discussion and shape future practice.

Climate change and economics 101: Teaching the greatest market failure

4 March 2019
This report analyses 27 introductory economics textbooks used in the US that cover micro and macroeconomics to assess their treatment of climate change. Authors find limited coverage in texts and that most texts relate climate change to the negative externality of carbon emissions. Market solutions such as cap-and-trade and carbon taxes are recommended.

Field guide to impact investing: For Australian charitable trusts and foundations

4 October 2023
This is a comprehensive resource to help organizations make sustainable impact investing decisions. Covering everything from impact measurement to legal structuring, this guide contains expert insights and is designed to be an essential tool for the industry.

Sustainability bond framework

This sustainability bond framework was published to finance expenditures supporting green and social categories compliant with eligibility criteria. The framework adheres to the highest standards of environmental and social impact reporting.

Child-lens investing framework

This report introduces the Child-Lens Investing Framework, an approach to impact investing designed to guide investors to invest using a child-centric lens. The report provides an overview of the framework's various components and explores its alignment with leading responsible and impact investing standards and frameworks.
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