Investors press for swift action in wake of climate reportBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021 3:47PM
Investors are pressing for swift action on climate change after a landmark report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that has been labelled a "code red for humanity."Read more: IPCC, Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility, Beach Energy, BHP Group, Dan Gocher, Fiona Reynolds, Incitec Pivot, Mineral Resources, Net Zero Asset Managers Alliance, Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance, Origin Energy, Principles for Responsible Investment, Robyn Grew, Santos, Seven Group, Whitehaven Coal, WH Soul Pattinson, Woodside Petroleum
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