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Inconsistent data a challenge to ESG uptake: BNP Paribas Securities Services

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Regulatory action on ESG a key concern for investors: BNP Paribas Securities Services

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Tightening climate focus on world's biggest emitters: Aviva Investors

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Measuring transition risk key to picking climate leaders: Aviva Investors

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CBA to pilot green loans for agribusiness

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Commonwealth Bank (CBA) is piloting a green loan program that will offer discounted finance to agribusiness customers that are seeking to improve the environmental performance of their properties.

COP26 week two: impacts for Australians

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Even as country delegations at COP26 got down to the business of negotiations, there was still room for dramatic announcements, with the US and China issuing a joint announcement committing to "enhanced climate actions" through the 2020s in the context of the Paris Agreement.

APRA releases guidance on climate change risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has released its final prudential practice guide on climate change financial risks.

Failing to manage ESG a severe risk to business: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Failing to manage material ESG issues effectively will constitute a business failure by 2030, according to research from KPMG Australia.

Sustainability moving from "why" to "how: Banksia Foundation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Integrating sustainability across businesses and industries has moved from the "why" to the "how," but more work is needed to meet critical challenges in sustainability progress, according to a recent panel hosted by the Banksia Foundation.

Citi launches sustainability-linked supply chain finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Citi has launched a Sustainability-linked Supply Chain Finance (SSCF) program that links working capital finance to sustainability goals within supply chains.

GII launch gender equality impact fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Global Impact Initiative (GII) has launched an actively managed equity impact investment fund focused on women and girls, available to retail investors.

Wayfinding for deeper engagement in ethical investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Wayfinding - the process of finding one's route while navigating - can add new insights to purpose of ethical investment.

Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Companies managing and reporting on modern slavery risks should focus on looking beyond tier one suppliers and making sure that grievance mechanisms are available for use.

Investors, business criticise WA cultural heritage bill

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   A coalition of investors and business groups have raised concerns that proposed legislation in Western Australia is insufficient to prevent future tragedies such as the destruction of Juukan Gorge from happening.

Super funds that invest responsibly draw market share: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   More than 40 percent of total super fund assets are managed by funds that demonstrate leading practice responsible investment, according to a new study from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).

Best ESG super, investment products revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Australian Ethical, Nanuk Asset Management and HESTA took out gongs for ESG products in Money magazine's 2022 Best of the Best Awards.

Michelle Baltazar awarded CEW leadership scholarship

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Chief Executive Woman (CEW) have named Rainmaker Group executive director - media Michelle Baltazar one of two inaugural recipients of a scholarship designed to inspire Australian women leaders working in media.

Willis Towers Watson names head of sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Willis Towers Watson (WTW) has named Tim Unger as Australia's head of sustainable investment.