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Future Super to reduce fees on fund options
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Superannuation fund Future Super will ring in the new year by reducing fees on all its investment options. From January 2021, Future Super will cut the admin fee on its Future Super Balanced Impact and Future Super Renewables Plus to 0.554% with the ...
MUFG Bank structures $333 million green financing deal
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
MUFG Bank has helped structure a US$333 million green financing deal for SoftBank's latest and largest solar project in India. This deal is the first green certification of a solar project loan for both the client and the country, MUFG said. The 900 ...
The articles you read in 2020
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
This year tested every principle of sustainability, from the bushfires that began the year to the COVID-19 pandemic. Far from shoving ESG down the agenda, the impacts of both crises proved a force multiplier for the impact of environmental, social and ...
Report calls out AIA's coal-based assets, policy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Health and life insurer AIA is under pressure to set targets regarding its portfolio holdings in coal and coal-fired electricity assets, with a US-based think tank estimating the company could hold as much as US$6 billion in coal-related assets. The ...
Auction system proposed to halve electricity emissions
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Emissions from coal-fired electricity generators could be drastically reduced by 2030 by introducing a Coal-Generation Phasedown Mechanism (CPM), according to a proposal from a new centre-right think tank. The Blueprint Institute has issued a paper ...
CSC partners with Osmosis IM on sustainable strategy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation is partnering with Osmosis Investment Management to launch an environmentally sustainable equity strategy. CSC, the $50 billion fund for government employees, will partner with Osmosis to launch a Resource Efficient ...
T. Rowe Price joins Responsible Investment Association Australasia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 21 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Global investment firm T. Rowe Price has joined the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA). "We are delighted to begin our partnership with RIAA to work on important responsible investment issues that are top of mind for our clients," ...
Government to launch inquiry into financial sector and climate risk
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
A proposed federal inquiry will examine the legality of banks and insurers' decisions to withdraw from lending or insuring mining projects on climate risk grounds. The big banks and regulators including APRA and ASIC are expected to be called to the ...
Stakeholders mull impact of Rio Tinto report
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
In the wake of a damning report into Rio Tinto's destruction of 46,000 year old caves at the Juukan Gorge in Western Australia, stakeholders including traditional owners, investors and civil society are looking to how the recommendations in a governmental ...
Green loans to finance light rail, battery storage
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Two new green loans totalling $400 million have been put in place to support light rail and a battery energy storage system. Canberra's light rail network has refinanced a $280 million debt facility, with Canberra Metro assisted by financial advisors ...
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