Each year ESG Research Australia hosts an awards luncheon to award the best research on Australian equities.
The three awards given are listed below.
Best Piece of ESG Research by an Individual Analyst or Team
This is awarded to the Individual Analyst or team of analysts who write the best individual ESG related research report during a calendar year as judged by the ESG RA research evaluation committee.
Best ESG Broking Firm as Voted by Investment Managers
This is awarded to the best overall ESG Broking Firm as Voted by ESG RA Investment Managers (and superannuation funds that directly manage Australian equities investments). (Please refer criteria.)
These awards are designed to recognise and promote the important part that brokers can play in identifying and assessing the impact of environmental, social and governance matters on investments and investment returns.
Best Piece of Ongoing ESG Research
This is awarded to the Individual Analyst or team of analysts who write the best ongoing individual ESG related research report as judged by the ESG RA research evaluation committee.
8th Annual ESG Research Australia Awards
ESG Research Australia the 8th Annual ESG Research Australia Awards luncheon in Sydney on the 9th May 2017.
ESG Research Australia is an initiative of RIAA and comprises of leading Australian superannuation funds, fund managers and assets consultants with the single objective of increasing the quality and quantity of broker research in Australia that includes the consideration of ESG issues.
Held annually, the Awards luncheon brings together the investment community to celebrate the best ESG broker and ESG broker research over the calendar year, as nominated by ESG RA members.
ESG Research Australia was pleased to welcome Fiona Hick of Woodside Energy Ltd, as one of the guest speakers on this years panel discussion at the ESG RA Awards. Fiona, who was appointed Vice President Health, Safety, Environment and Quality in 2016 shared her unique prespective with attendees on the topic of Safety which has been a reoccuring theme in the nominations for this years awards.
Join us in Sydney in May to congratulate this year’s award recipients and hear from the experienced panel debating many of the relevant issues raised in the nominated research.
The winners of this year’s ESG Research Australia Awards are:
- Best Piece of New ESG Research by an Individual Analyst or Team:
Get Inside the Carbon Black Box, Look Down the Carbon Value Chain by Sandra McCullagh and Zoe Whitton, Credit Suisse
- Best Piece of Ongoing ESG Research by an Individual Analyst or Team:
Safety Spotlight: ASX100 Companies & More by Elaine Prior and Joel Quintal, Citi
- Best ESG Broking Firm: Citi
Thank you to our sponsors:
7th Annual ESG Research Australia Awards
ESG Research Australia along with the Responsible Investment Association Australasia would like to thank their members and guests for attending the 7th Annual ESG Research Australia Awards.
A big congratulations go to this year’s winners:
- Best piece of new ESG Research by an Individual Analyst or Team: Risks in Paydal Lending and Goods Rental by Sandra McCullagh and Chris Parks of Credit Suisse
- Best Piece of Ongoing ESG Research by an Individual Analyst or Team: Australian ESG/SRI AGM Series by Sandra McCullagh and Chris Parks of Credit Suisse
- Best ESG Broking Firm: Citi
You can find a detailed Awards report here that includes detailed analysis of Australia’s ESG broker research from 2015, key themes, key brokers, nominations and summaries of the award recipients.
A copy of the media release for the event can be found here.
Once again we would like to thank our primary sponsor Maple-Brown Abbott, prize sponsor UCA Funds Management and the members for making the event a success.
6th Annual ESG Research Australia Awards
The 6th annual ESG Research Australia Awards Luncheon was held on Wednesday 6th May, 2015 in Sydney from 12:15noon – 2:00pm.
The awards publicly acknowledged excellence in the field of ESG-inclusive research conducted by stockbrokers in Australian equities in 2014.
Best Piece of New ESG Research By An Individual Analyst or Team
Modern Slavery & Child Labour, Elaine Prior, Citi
Best ESG Broking Firm
Best Piece of Ongoing ESG Research By An Individual Analyst or Team
Australian ESG/SRI AGM Series, Sandra McCullagh and Chris Parks, Credit Suisse