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Stewart Investors joins Responsible Minerals initiative

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The US-based Responsible Minerals Initiative (RMI) has launched an investor network to further promote responsible mining and mineral sourcing.

UniSuper makes property allocation

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UniSuper has acquired a $260 million warehouse, logistics and manufacturing development site that will target a 5-Star NABERS energy rating upon completion.

Dramatic spike in votes against ASX remuneration: Georgeson

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ASX300 companies saw almost double the number of shareholder votes against executive remuneration reports in 2023 compared to 2022, according to shareholder engagement and governance consulting firm Georgeson.

Investors back modern slavery compensation

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A group of 45 investors with $11.9 trillion in assets under management have signalled support for a national compensation scheme for modern slavery victim-survivors in Australia.

Amazon's Queensland operations to run off solar

ROSE MARY PETRASS   Global giant Amazon and an independent power producer have announced the commercial operation of a new 125-megawatt renewable energy project that will power Amazon operations, including data centres and fulfilment centres.

Podcast: Greening Gold - Terry Heymann

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   In this conversation, we're talking about making gold a little more green.

Final text of EU ESG laws released

ROSE MARY PETRASS   The European Union has published the final text on the transparency and integrity of environmental, social and governance rating activities. It requires alignment for entities outside of the EU that trade on the EU market.

Queensland to boost clean economy

ROSE MARY PETRASS   The Sunshine State has introduced a new law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, roll-out renewable energy and cut pollution.

FS Sustainability opens final voting round for ESG Power50

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The countdown is on to name the 50 most influential ESG professionals working at ASX-listed companies in Australia as the final voting round of the 2024 ESG Power50 is now live.

Decarbonising aluminium key priority for Capral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Decarbonising aluminium's supply chain is a key business and industry aim for aluminium extruder and distributor Capral.

A rising tide for blue bond investment: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Although the current market for blue bonds is "nascent", the potential demand for bonds whose use of proceeds fund water projects could grow rapidly.

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS   As we sing Auld Lang Syne to what was a pivotal year for global sustainability efforts, let's take a look back at the most popular articles of the year - in case you missed any.

Investors back modern slavery compensation

ROSE MARY PETRASS   A group of 45 investors with $11.9 trillion in assets under management have signalled support for a national compensation scheme for modern slavery victim-survivors in Australia.

First Nations customers face barriers to financial services

ROSE MARY PETRASS   First Nations people are not properly supported when it comes to navigating industry identification verification processes to access financial services, according to ASIC.

Climate tech gets funding boost

ROSE MARY PETRASS   A swathe of climate-related technology firms have received the tick of approval from the federal government's Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants scheme.

Japan issues first climate transition bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS   In a world first, Japan's JPY1.6 trillion (US$11 billion) Climate Transition Bond will launch with proceeds going to fund Japan's carbon neutrality investment roadmap.

ESG skills in hot demand in risk, compliance hiring

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The advent of mandatory climate reporting, greenwashing and ESG disclosure have driven hiring demand for candidates, according to Kaizen Recruitment.

Grok Ventures appoints new CEO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Mike Cannon-Brookes' family office Grok Ventures has hired a new CEO while announcing it will focus all new capital into climate-related investments.