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Podcast: Getting real about real assets and ESG - Karen Azoulay

In this episode brought to you by BNP Paribas Asset Management, we'll be talking about ESG integration in real assets.

Podcast: Driving the just transition in APAC - Jane Ho

In this episode, brought to you by BNP Paribas Asset Management, we'll be talking about stewardship in the APAC region.

Responsible investment key to wealth transfer conversation

Advisers who incorporate responsible investment into conversations about intergenerational wealth transfer see higher client satisfaction.

UN-informed tool to assess SDG progress

Bloomberg ESG has integrated a United Nations' framework to assess the alignment of companies to Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Nature Market Repair Bill passes Senate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The Nature Market Repair Bill has passed the Senate, setting the stage for a voluntary national market to deliver improved biodiversity outcomes in Australia.

Australia joins COP28 gender and just transition partnership

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Australia is among more than 60 countries to endorse the COP28 Gender-Responsive Just Transitions and Climate Action Partnership.

Here's what happened at COP28 so far

ROSE MARY PETRASS   Stay on top of the news coming out of the 28th UN Climate Change Conference held from 30 November until 12 December 2023 in Dubai, UAE.

Progress on Australia's sustainable finance taxonomy

ROSE MARY PETRASS   The Australian Sustainable Finance Institute (ASFI) has published two methodology papers towards the development of Australia's sustainable finance taxonomy.

Research flags need for comprehensive ESG reporting

ROSE MARY PETRASS   While most companies report on sustainability frameworks, few conduct independent external assurance, according to new research that also calls for mandatory reporting that goes beyond climate.

How to spot a credible transition plan: Energetics

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Moving past ambitious net zero targets, investor are now focusing on how companies will get from here to 2050 and how robust their transition plans are.

$50 million backing for Conscious Investment Management fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Conscious Investment Management has received more than $50 million in commitments for its second Social Housing Fund (CIMSHF2) as it reaches first close.

Don't neglect the SDGs in sustainable finance strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The government's sustainable finance strategy is an opportunity to tie action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to action on climate.

Podcast: New sex harassment laws - Anna Cody

ROSE MARY PETRASS   From December 12th, workplaces will be legally required to manage psychosocial risk in much the same way as physical risk.

Gender pay gap a key diversity metric: FSI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Improving reporting on gender pay gap and gender diversity will help investors assess where companies are addressing gender-based equality and inclusion.

Government sets stage for sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The federal government has released the framework for how it will identify, manage, issue and report on sovereign green bonds.

Super investment key to decarbonising Australia: ASFA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Investment by super funds will be a key source of capital to fund the structural shift necessary to transition Australia's economy to net zero, ASFA finds. S

RIAA creates co-CEO model to replace outgoing O'Connor

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   The Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) has named two co-CEOs to replace its outgoing leader, one based in Australia and one based in Aotearoa New Zealand.

ZEN Energy recruits new senior exec

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS   Renewable energy retailer ZEN Energy has appointed a new chief financial officer.