Commonwealth Bank issues $650 million climate bondBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | WEDNESDAY, 29 MAR 2017 5:20PM
Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA) has issued its first climate bond, raising $650 million to fund renewable and low-carbon projects in Australia.
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POLICY ADVISER CORPORATE REGULATION
The accounting profession has evolved rapidly from being seen as just calculating debits and credits to a provider of holistic financial information, including ESG and climate risk metrics. In the last two decades, CPA Australia policy adviser corporate regulation John Purcell has participated in and guided that evolution, and sees the accounting profession as being fundamental to future developments around sustainability.