Our memberships and industry collaboration

As part of our focus on stakeholder engagement, we are members of, or signatories to, several global and local sustainability-related initiatives. These provide us with a platform to collaborate with stakeholders on key sustainability issues through open dialogue and knowledge sharing. They assist us to develop solutions to address local and global challenges relevant to our industry and beyond.
UNEP FI PSI

UNEP FI Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI)

A global partnership between the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the financial sector. More than 200 institutions, including banks, insurers and investors, work with UNEP to bring about systemic change in finance to support a sustainable world. The PSI provides a global framework for the insurance industry to address ESG risks and opportunities. The initiative aims to help strengthen the insurance industry’s contribution – as risk managers, risk carriers and investors – to building resilient, inclusive and sustainable communities and economies.

UNEP PRI

UN-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI)

The world’s leading proponent of responsible investment. Built around six principles for investing responsibly, the PRI are supported by the United Nations. PRI has more than 2,200 signatories representing more than US$82 trillion in AUM.

RIAA

Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA)

The peak industry body representing responsible and ethical investors across Australia and New Zealand. RIAA works to promote a more responsible approach to investment by encouraging more people to actively choose a responsible and ethical option for their savings and investments.

Investor Group on Climate Change

Investor Group on Climate Change 

A group of institutional investors with total funds under management of $2 trillion, and others in the investment community, who are interested in the impact of climate change on investments.

BCSD Australia

Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia 

The Australian partner of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development. The national peak body representing forward-thinking companies and organisations that are working towards the transition to a sustainable Australia. 

CDP

Carbon Disclosure Project 

A not-for-profit organisation that runs a global disclosure system for investors, companies, cities, states and regions to manage their environmental impacts.

Climate wise

ClimateWise Principles

ClimateWise supports the insurance industry to better communicate, disclose and respond to the risks and opportunities of climate change. Representing a global network of leading insurance organisations, ClimateWise helps align members’ expertise to directly support society as it responds to climate change.  

WEP

Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs)

These principles for business offer guidance on how to empower women in the workplace, marketplace and community. They are the result of a collaboration between the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women and the United Nations Global Compact. 

Re100

RE100

RE100 is a global corporate leadership initiative bringing together influential businesses committed to 100% renewable electricity. Led by The Climate Group in partnership with CDP, RE100’s purpose is to accelerate change towards zero carbon grids, at global scale.

Australian sustainable finance institute

Australian Sustainable Finance Institute

The Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative has been established to set out a roadmap for realigning the finance sector to support greater social, environmental and economic outcomes for the country.

GRESB

GRESB

We are an investor member of GRESB, the leading ESG benchmark for real estate and infrastructure investments across the world. We use GRESB data and analytical tools to manage ESG risks, capitalise on opportunities and engage with investment managers. 

Philanthropu australia

Philanthropy Australia

Philanthropy Australia’s mission is to represent, grow and inspire an effective and robust philanthropic sector for the community. As the peak body we serve a community of funders, social investors and social change agents working to achieve positive social, cultural, environmental and community change by leveraging their financial assets and influence.

We also belong to industry bodies and other local membership organisations in countries where we operate, as well as forums and institutes related to risk management, accounting and finance and actuarial services. We encourage employees to be involved in these organisations through training and qualifications, events, participation in working groups and taking leadership positions.