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Podcast: Inclusive product design with Amarachi Seery

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
... in companies that are not compliant with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights or non-compliant with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and they avoid investing in companies that are associated with corruption or doing ...

Quinbrook "hopeful" over post-election renewable energy outlook

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... deployed in that timeframe to achieve it." Scaysbrook regards the US as the most opportunity-rich investment market in the OECD, and has invested there and in the UK. With the commitments made by Australia, Australia is a stronger candidate for investment ...

Assessing ESG risk, opportunity through the legal lens: Corrs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... treaties that Australia has joined. "This is a particular question in the human context in Australia, because we're the only OECD country without a national bill of rights," she said. "Again, you're navigating these questions with the context of business ...

Fidelity International to invest $150bn in net zero strategies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... you to have a transition plan right now." Fidelity has also committed to phasing out exposure to the thermal coal sector in OECD countries by 2030 and by 2040 globally. This commitment is in line with the IEA's Net Zero 2050 recommendations and global ...

Banks' role in global decarbonisation under spotlight

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... phase out plans which apply to all financing activities. This could look like phasing out all coal financing by 2030 for OECD countries, and 2040 for non-OECD countries." Butters noted that banks have begun strengthening policies, such as announcing ...

Extreme weather, human rights intensifying ESG focus: Janus Henderson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... in companies that are not compliant with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights or non-compliant with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and they avoid investing in companies that are associated with corruption or doing ...

Biden inauguration brings climate challenge for Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... Biden's commitments to shore up and expand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to gender inequality, with the US being the only OECD country not offering paid parental leave, and of course action on climate. Petersen related that analysis to some of the ...

Investing for the day after tomorrow: Janus Henderson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
... in companies that are not compliant with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights or non-compliant with the OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises, and they avoid investing in companies that are associated with corruption or doing ...

Climate change, SDG impacts of US election

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
... Biden's commitments to shore up and expand the Affordable Care Act (ACA) to gender inequality, with the US being the only OECD country not offering paid parental leave, and of course action on climate. "It is important to look at system change - ...

Sustainability, fair trade organisations call for equitable COVID-19 recovery

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... and support the most vulnerable. While Australia ranks third among Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries in its response to the COVID-19 pandemic, it ranks only 37th in the world on progress in meeting the SDGs ...