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Stewardship and greenwashing in spotlight at RI Australia 2023

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... Karen Mundine, CEO at Reconciliation Australia, and Phil Usher, CEO at First Nations Foundation, will speak on Voice to Parliament and how investors be a genuine partner in reconciliation and self-determination."

Noted Aboriginal academic calls on business to back Voice

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... household income. At the end of this year Australians will be asked to vote on constitutional recognition of a Voice to Parliament, which will inform policy and legal decisions that impact the lives of First Nations peoples, and support stronger relationships ...

Safeguard Mechanism reforms to prompt ACCU demand

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 JAN 2023  |  NEWS
... scheme. "From the bearish side, implementation will take some legislative changes that will need to pass both houses of parliament." CBA's Sustainable Economic research suggests that these changes will imply a "significant increase" in ACCU between 2023 ...

Australian businesses exposed to EU carbon levy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 JAN 2023  |  NEWS
... begin to operate from October 2023 onward, if agreed to by ambassadors of the EU member states, and by the European Parliament. Initially, the CBAM would require reporting obligations only and would phased in gradually. "A globally consistent carbon ...

Regulatory roundup on key sustainability developments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 NOV 2022  |  NEWS
... services, and disclosure practices." "Approximately 80% of global GDP is now covered by a net zero target. The Australian Parliament legislated a target of a 43% reduction in emissions by 2030," Longo said. "Meeting these targets will demand enormous ...

ASIC greenwashing investigations continue

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 NOV 2022  |  NEWS
... services, and disclosure practices." "Approximately 80% of global GDP is now covered by a net zero target. The Australian Parliament legislated a target of a 43% reduction in emissions by 2030," Longo said. "Meeting these targets will demand enormous ...

Investors call for 75% emissions reduction by 2035

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
... enshrine a net zero 2050 target, "embeds a response to physical risk, ensures independent advice to the public and Parliament on key policy matters, and enshrine climate risk management in government," phasing out all fossil fuel subsidies by 2025, and ...

RBA governor urges implementation of ISSB standards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 19 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
... behind on international investor expectations, Reserve Bank of Australia Governor Philip Lowe has said. In testifying at Parliament at the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Economics last week, Lowe was asked how Australia compares to international ...

Sustainable packaging sector set to grow: Nanuk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
... multinational paper and packaging group Mondi Plc and aseptic packaging leader SIG Group AG. Domestically, the federal Parliament has passed the Climate Change Bill 2022, and seven out of eight Australian states and territories have already committed ...

Directors engage on breadth of ESG issues facing companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
... issues for board governance. Wood was strongly supportive of passage of strengthened climate legislation in federal parliament. "I think this is a real opportunity for the federal parliament on a bipartisan basis to put in place some policy within we ...