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Labor victory likely to increase ACCU demand: CBA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... see how sensitive this will be based on how you set the baselines," Dhar said. Given the composition of this incoming Parliament, particularly the increased numbers of the Australian Greens and the independent Teal members, Dhar feels that the any changes ...

Proxy adviser reforms overturned by Senate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
The Senate has overturned proxy advice reforms announced at the end of last year, three days after the new regime had begun. On a vote of 29 votes to 25, the Senate disallowed the new regulations that were announced by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg in December ...

Proxy advisers assess impacts of government reform

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
Proxy advisers are grappling with the implications of reforms announced last month, saying that the changes will introduce operational risks and could force a rethink of how they provide services. Beginning 7 February, all proxy advisers must hold a ...

Failing to manage ESG a severe risk to business: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... amplify Indigenous voices to address issues facing Indigenous peoples, resulting in support for a First Nations Voice to Parliament and Constitutional recognition." Evolving to meet these challenges will not be free, but the costs of products, services ...

Responsible investors called to action on First Nations Peoples

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Educating and inspiring investors in how they engage with First Nations Peoples is part of the expanding remit of responsible investing, according to Kado Muir, chair of the First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance and the National Native Title Council. ...

NZ climate disclosure legislation to affect Australian entities

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... Responsible Investment Association Australasia. "RIAA understands that the proposed laws are currently being read in parliament and the details of how they are implemented will rest with the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) and the Ministry for Business ...

Australian business face European carbon levy for exports

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Australian businesses risk having to pay an expensive levy to export goods to the European Union based on the intensity of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions used in making and shipping products. The European Parliament's environment committee recently ...

Investors back climate bill

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
A range of investors have backed independent MP Zali Steggall draft climate change law in testimony to a parliamentary inquiry. A broad swathe of businesses, conservationist, scientist, health professionals and investors have broadly backed the proposed ...

Rio leadership overhaul aimed at restoring trust, license to operate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Rio Tinto has overhauled its executive leadership in a bid to rebuild trust and social license to operate in the wake of the destruction at Juukan Gorge. Shareholders and stakeholders noted the moves have to be grounded in a wider change to culture ...

Government to launch inquiry into financial sector and climate risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... backed the inquiry, which was requested by Federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt. "It is only appropriate that the Parliament be able to examine trends in banking, insurance and superannuation investment practices and how they may affect our resources ...