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Borrowers pressured for plans as Scope 3 left in dust

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... and ambitious transition plan targeting Scopes 1-3 emissions reductions and demonstrated ability to execute." This figure rose to 37% when excluding Scope 3 emissions. Scope 3 can make up 70% of a company' carbon footprint. Levels of disclosure vary ...

Australian Ethical lead returns to CoreData

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
The investment director of one of Australia's premier ethical investment firms has returned to a global market research consultancy after a decade. Angus Dennis has moved back to CoreData to lead responsible investment and ESG, after a two-year stint ...

Philanthropic donations under scrutiny

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Investors expect ASX-listed companies to watch their corporate donations more closely, as the donor list of the 2023 Voice referendum uncovers a thin line between political versus philanthropic activities. While some of the companies that donated prohibit ...

Flawed carbon credits add to business risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Some carbon credits may increase emissions, potentially costing billions of dollars for businesses that must rely on offsets to comply with Safeguard Mechanism. Carbon credits are widely used policy tool to offset the carbon produced by heavy emitters ...

Canberra acts on billion-dollar net zero plan

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Laws have been tabled to establish a new independent authority responsible for boosting climate investment, alongside $1 billion for solar that analysts claim will generate up to $400 billion of private capital. The Net Zero Economy Authority Bill 2024 ...

Impact investing drops down the list

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
New global findings from a US$240 billion asset manager finds that persistent inflation and market volatility has investors' minds focused on returns rather than impact. While impact investing experiences a drop in appeal, nearly three-quarters ...

Podcast: The international fight against greenwashing with John Pabon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
In this episode of The Greener Way, host Rose Mary Petrass welcomes sustainability expert John Pabon to discuss the importance of international collaboration in combating greenwashing. They discuss cultural attitudes, consumer awareness, and regulatory ...

Shared Value founder heads up regional alliance

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Helen Steel, who founded and led Shared Value Project (SVP), the business impact group, for almost seven years, now takes her experience to regional collaboration efforts. Steel now announces she has joined the South East Councils Climate Change Alliance ...

Directors welcome new climate reporting regime

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Large companies will get an additional six months to get their books in order as Canberra pushes back the date for reporting under its mandatory climate disclosure regime. The bill establishes a framework to protect financial market infrastructure during ...

Historic data stymies climate risk pricing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Institutional investors warn that the current methodologies for pricing climate change risk are inadequate and often lead to unintended outcomes and risk-and-return trade-offs, the head of responsible investing research at a specialist global asset ...