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Infrastructure to offer opportunity for decarbonisation investment: ClearBridge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The infrastructure sector has the opportunity to lead global industry in decarbonisation, according to ClearBridge Investments. But different sectors within infrastructure present different risk and opportunity scenarios and cannot be treated as a monolith ...

Sustainable finance initiative establishes permanent body

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The renamed Australian Sustainable Finance Institute has appointed three initial Katharine Tapley, Michelle McPherson and Kristian Fok, who are taking the helm to lead this important delivery phase. "We are hugely thankful for the work driven over the ...

Banks face multi-billion risks from climate change: Accenture

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The global financial services industry faces $600 billion in climate change risks with widespread implications for banks across credit risk, market risk and operational risk, according to research from by Accenture. According to the climate disclosures ...

Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's only commercial scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has failed to meet targets to sequester carbon emissions from an LNG facility, raising questions as the role that CCS technology can play in reaching decarbonisation targets ...

Alphinity launches SDG-aligned fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Global equities boutique fund manager Alphinity Investment Management has launched a global sustainable strategy aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The Alphinity Global Sustainable Equity Fund is a concentrated fund seeking to ...

Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Rainmaker Information (Rainmaker), publisher of FS Sustainability, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence ...

Leading fund manager scales ESG presence in Asia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A leading fund manager announced plans to expand its sustainability expertise through three new hires in Asia. Robeco said "over the coming years" it will appoint three sustainability specialists in Singapore to provide localised ESG expertise across ...

Agriculture business signs first sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A big four bank has inked the first sustainability linked loan (SLL) for Australia's agriculture industry. Commonwealth Bank has signed an SLL with premium Queensland producer Stockyard Group for an undisclosed sum. The three-year loan has set targets ...

Global sustainable investment grows 15%: GSIA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Australia and New Zealand have the third highest proportion of sustainable investments in the world, with more than a third of AUM sustainably managed. The biennial Global Sustainable Investment Review, released today by the Global Sustainable Investment ...

Activist group files climate resolution to AGL AGM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Shareholder activist group Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has filed a shareholder resolution with AGL Energy requesting targets that are aligned with the Paris Agreement for both of the proposed demerged companies. The resolution ...