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GHG emissions, diversity top concerns for ASX companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Greenhouse gas emissions and diversity top the list as areas of focus and improvement for ASX companies, according to Perennial Better Futures. The third annual Perennial Better Futures Survey takes the ESG pulse ASX-listed companies to understand where ...

Aurecon creates new sustainability leadership role

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Engineering company Aurecon has created the new role of group director, sustainability. Managing director - energy, resources and water Paul Gleeson will take on the new role, which will see him supporting Aurecon's sustainability and climate change ...

Brisbane firm to build organic waste to biogas system

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
A Brisbane-based engineering firm has received a $1 million grant from the federal government to build a small-scale waste management solution that turns organic waste into energy. Finn Biogas received a grant from the Business Research and Innovation ...

Tightening climate focus on world's biggest emitters: Aviva Investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Editorial note: This is the second in a three part series of articles brought to you by Aviva Investors. With the Australian AGM season in full swing, climate-related resolutions are receiving keen attention by shareholders and stakeholders. At the ...

Plant agriculture sector in net zero policies: Grattan Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The agriculture sector is a key contributor to Australia's greenhouse gas emissions and must be included in net zero policies, according to the Grattan Institute. The Grattan Institute has published Towards net zero: Practical policies to reduce agricultural ...

CEFC, Future Super back green bond fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Future Super are backing a corporate-focused green bond. The CEFC and Future Super will invest $25 million each into Artesian's Green and Sustainable Bond Fund. The Green and Sustainable Bond Fund was ...

ASIC trains sights on IPO net zero statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
ASIC has intervened in net zero statements in the IPO of an energy company, a further signal that the regulator is monitoring greenwashing statements. ASIC announced that it had intervened to seek clarification about net zero greenhouse gas emissions ...

Weighing litigation risk of net zero targets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Disclosing ESG information brings risks of liability and litigation to companies, and company directors and their investors must be aware of those risks. Recently, the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) filed a court case which ...

SelfWealth to offer ESG ratings, data for members

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Trading platform SelfWealth has added an ESG rating system for members. SelfWealth is using a letter-grade system of A, B and C to rate companies ESG performance, based on data by Refinitiv. The information is integrated directly into the platform and ...

Stewart Investors launches emerging markets sustainability fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Stewart Investors has launched its Global Emerging Markets (GEM) Leaders Sustainability Fund in Australia. The fund invests "in high-quality, mid- to large-cap companies that are considered to be well positioned to benefit from, and contribute to, sustainable ...