Category: Investment

What is the Purpose of Capital?

Jed Emerson is an internationally recognised thought leader in impact investing and the originator of the concept of Blended Value. “I coined the term Blended Value to reflect what I felt was the reality that […]

Why Invest Responsibly?

Responsible investment is a process that takes into account environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues into the investment process¹. The PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) lists the following factors² behind the growing momentum in responsible […]

Impact Investment Market Quadruples in 4 Years

Investors are realising they can do good with their capital without having to sacrifice the financial return. And fund managers and institutions are responding with new products to cater for a significant increase in demand. […]

Responsible Investing – The Rising Tide

Serious momentum is building in the responsible investment space. According to the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), 9 in 10 Australians expect their super/investments to be invested responsibly and ethically. This is no longer a fringe […]

When the Sharemarket Falls, Try This (Don’t Blow Your Top)

In the past week, we’ve seen volatility return to equity markets. Nothing unusual about that. The reason it felt strange is we’ve had an extended period of low volatility. The index has been in a […]

If Investment Funds Were Musical Styles

Let’s face it – there are so many different types of investment funds in the market, it’s hard to keep up. Even as a professional, I still have trouble working out what the latest “market […]

Reading List: Impact Investing

A collection of articles on impact investing – from starting out to taking a deep dive. New to Impact Investing? Impact Investing Australia Impact Investing Glossary – Impact Investment Forum (RIAA) 10 Reasons Why You Should […]

Risk and Return

When deciding which investments are right for you, it is important to understand the trade off between risk and return and how to manage investment risk. A risk profile can help identify the type and […]

House Prices up 1% in June – did you Notice?

No, neither did I but it was a big headline in the last couple of days after a release from RP-Data Rismark. What is likely to happen over coming years however is that price growth […]

Timeless Investment Lessons

Below is the link to a feature story I have written for latest B2B Magazine. In this article I cut through the noise to focus on two investment concepts that are crucial for today’s market. […]