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Maple-Brown Abbott appoint new head of ESG

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Maple-Brown Abbott has appointed Emma Pringle as the permanent head of ESG.

Infrastructure to offer opportunity for decarbonisation investment: ClearBridge

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The infrastructure sector has the opportunity to lead global industry in decarbonisation, according to ClearBridge Investments.

Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

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Rainmaker Information (Rainmaker), publisher of FS Sustainability, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence, fund services, and events and editorial ...

Opinion: The housing burden is large enough to be shared by many parties

SCOTT LANGFORD
Ed. note: FS Sustainability is pleased to present this opinion piece from Scott Langford, CEO, St George Community Housing. The opinions expressed reflect his views only.

Global fund manager buys Australian forestry asset

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   A global fund manager has acquired an Australian forestry business based on its financial and environmental sustainability merits.

Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Australia's only commercial scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has failed to meet targets to sequester carbon emissions from an LNG facility, raising questions as the role that CCS technology can play in reaching decarbonisation targets within the oil and gas industry.

Fostering equity, inclusion key to diversity gains: Regnan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Corporate diversity initiatives can fail to deliver unless companies place equal importance on equity and inclusion, according to research from Regnan.

ASX200 CEO pay drops to lowest levels in more than decade: ACSI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The CEO of CSL's pay jumped by more than a third in the 2020 financial year, but overall pay outcomes for ASX200 CEOs fell to their lowest levels in more than a decade.

Compliance risk to new waste, recycling laws

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Companies working to improve waste recovery and reuse in daily operations must understand and comply with rapidly changing regulatory regimes, according to law firm McCullough Robertson.

Mitsubishi buys stake in Australian carbon credit developer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Mitsubishi Corporation has bought a 40% stake in an Australian nature-based developer of carbon credit projects.

Pengana Capital reports positive impacts of equities fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Pengana Capital Group's WHEB Sustainable Impact Fund report increased positive impacts of their investment portfolio while also reporting that investors and advisers are using an interactive tool to better understand the ways in which their investment relates to those positive impacts.

Opinion: The housing burden is large enough to be shared by many parties

SCOTT LANGFORD   Ed. note: FS Sustainability is pleased to present this opinion piece from Scott Langford, CEO, St George Community Housing. The opinions expressed reflect his views only.

Companies failing harassment victims: ACSI

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR   There are structural issues with the ways in which companies handle sexual harassment complaints which inherently discriminate against victims, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) conference has heard.

Super funds file Modern Slavery Statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   More than 30 super funds have lodged Modern Slavery Statements in accordance with federal law, according to research from Rainmaker Information.

Climate friendly super choice could halve emissions: Australian Ethical

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Australian Ethical and independent MP Zali Steggall issued a call to super fund members to look upon their super fund choice as a tool to address climate change.

ASI launches APAC sustainability institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) will launch an Asia Pacific sustainability institute to support the momentum of sustainable investing.

Governance Institute taps former ASFA CEO for role as chair

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Governance Institute of Australia has appointed Pauline Vamos as chair.

Maple-Brown Abbott appoint new head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Maple-Brown Abbott has appointed Emma Pringle as the permanent head of ESG.