IQ Investment Quarterly
Integrating ESG into Active Global Equities
For decades, Australia has been on the forefront of workplace retirement plan innovations. In the early 1990s, Australia adopted a compulsory superannuation system, mandating employer contributions and offering employees an opportunity to make their own salary deferrals as well. Increasingly, superannuation funds are also showing interest in integrating ESG approaches into their investment options. The following case study highlights how SSGA collaborated with an Australian superannuation fund to develop and manage an international core equity mandate through an ESG lens.