ETF Insights Series

Ethical Investing in Australia

A conversation on responsible investing with Nathan Hughes of Perpetual Asset Management

February 2022

As sustainability and ethical investing continue to be a driving force across global markets, asset managers are exploring new ways of meeting investor demands. In Australia, active ETF managers are using the dual-access model – allowing them to run a single register for both unlisted and listed investments – to gain greater operational and investment efficiencies.

In this conversation, Portfolio Manager of Perpetual’s Ethical SRI Fund, Nathan Hughes and State Street’s Country head of Australia, Tim Helyar discuss responsible investing in Australia, investor sentiment, performance attributes, market access, and innovation across the asset management Industry.