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Environmental and social change a focus for investors

Monday, 12 December 2022 9:38am

Increasingly people want their investments to be driving positive environmental and social change but that’s difficult to achieve through listed market investing, Purpose Capitol Executive Director Bill Murphy says.

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Climate change risks to property values

Friday, 2 December 2022 11:57am

Extreme sea-levels from storms augmented by sea-level rise are potentially a threat to New Zealand’s property values and financial stability, according to a University of Otago expert.

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Alternative earnings dislosures are high-quality if women are on board

Monday, 3 October 2022 2:55pm

Firms are likely to be more transparent about their alternative earnings if there are at least three women on their board, new research shows.

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Dr Sebastian Gehricke develops New Zealand’s first Stewardship Code

Wednesday, 28 September 2022 8:54am

Dr Sebastian Gehricke shares his experience of being on the Development Committee that created New Zealand’s first-ever “Stewardship Code” and why this code will be hugely significant for investors.

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Talented early career researchers recognised

Thursday, 1 September 2022 2:31pm

Six researchers working in areas ranging from the prevention and treatment of heart attacks to the social effects of religion have had their efforts recognised with Early Career Researcher Awards.

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Study ‘adventure’ capped with degree

Friday, 19 August 2022 10:39am

Taking a chance on a faraway university has paid dividends for Rufaro Chengeta.

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Restarting studies brings passionate master’s graduand full circle

Thursday, 18 August 2022 3:20pm

This week’s graduation is a case of back to the future for Master of Accounting and Finance graduand Muhammad Zahid Hanif.

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Businesses’ bottom lines suffer from extreme heat

Thursday, 11 August 2022 2:30pm

Extreme heat spells have detrimental effects on businesses, reducing customer sales and increasing costs, new research shows.

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KPMG kōrero and new scholarships announced at Otago Business School

Tuesday, 9 August 2022 2:11pm

A recruitment event held at the Otago Business School recently was also an opportunity to announce two new scholarships for finance and accounting students.

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Three more Otago supervisors receive international recognition

Tuesday, 26 July 2022 2:29pm

Three University of Otago supervisors have gained United Kingdom Council for Graduate Education certification.