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Superannuation and fund manager CEOs push for carbon price certainty

| Sourced From Theaustralian |

NINE chief executives from Australia’s top superannuation funds and fund managers have formed a panel to push for greater certainty on carbon pricing.

The investor CEO panel on climate change commands a combined value of over $350 billion and includes Australia’s largest industry superannuation fund, Australian Super, and Australia’s largest funds manager, Colonial First State Global Asset Management.

It is the first panel in the sector to address the issue of uncertainty over carbon pricing and will work with all political parties.

The panel will be represented on the government’s business roundtable on climate change by the Investor Group on Climate Change, headed by Nathan Fabian.

The panel held its first meeting last week and heard a briefing from economist Professor Ross Garnaut on the

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