26.10.2012 - Greens back fund re-think on tobacco
The Australian Greens have welcomed a decision by the Future Fund to review its investments in tobacco companies. Greens senator Richard Di Natale, who has been pushing the fund to make more ethical investments, says investing hundreds of millions in such a "toxic industry" makes no sense. The fund's governance committee is reviewing its $219 million hold in tobacco companies. "The only logical outcome of the fund's internal review is to recommend for the divestment of those holdings," Senator Di Natale said in a statement on Friday...............................................Full Article: Source
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