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Forestry fund raises $450m for natural capital

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
A global investment manager is targeting one million tonnes of carbon abatement over the next decade by harnessing Australia's natural capital. New Forests, manager of nature-based real assets and natural capital strategies, completed the first close ...

World Bank breaks record with US$5b sustainable development bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The World Bank has launched a $5 billion, seven-year bond set to mature in January 2031. The international development bank seeks to end extreme poverty and promote prosperity, with funds raised by the bond to be used towards furthering Sustainable ...

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
As we sing Auld Lang Syne to what was a pivotal year for global sustainability efforts, let's take a look back at the most popular articles of the year - in case you missed any. #1: ANZ in court over climate and nature risk failure November: An ANZ ...

ESG in 2024: key trends and legislative changes for the year ahead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
If 2023 marked a broadened focus on climate adaptation, transition, biodiversity and modern slavery, 2024 is poised to be the year of ESG integration, consolidated reporting, legislative compliance, supply chain due diligence, and managing artificial ...

How much does it cost to "green" a portfolio

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
There is little difference in implementation cost between a "green" or a "greener" portfolio when transitioning from a standard holding of European equities, to a climate index. A new whitepaper from ISS LiquidMetrix and STOXX analyses trading costs ...

Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures disbanded

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) has now officially fulfilled its remit and disbanded. As of November 2023, the TCFD website will no longer be updated or monitored but will remain available with resources for materials ...

Deep dive: Blue Finance explained - Lucy Holmes

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 26 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Senior Director of Blue Finance at WWF US Oceans Markets & Finance, joins FS Sustainability senior journalist Rose Mary Petrass. Investing in the ocean, which is often overlooked yet equally as critical as investing in land-based projects such as reforestation ...

Northern Trust pulled up for greenwashing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 21 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
Northern Trust Asset Management Australia has paid just shy of $30,000 over allegations of greenwashing. ASIC brought two infringement notices against the local arm of the global fund manager alleged false and misleading statements in the application ...

Podcast: New year, new portfolio - ethical investing with Louise Edkins

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... merge their financial goals with their aspirations to make a better world. FS Sustainability Senior Journalist Rose Mary Petrass chats with Edkins about risk tolerance, financial returns versus positive impact, and how to evaluate whether a company or ...

Two Aussie states ramp up climate ambitions to attract investment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
Queensland is set to legislate a 75% emission reduction by 2035 as Western Australia seeks to attract investment in decarbonisation projects as part of its net zero by 2050 target. All Australian state and territory governments are now committed to ...