Search ResultsShowing 31 - 40 of 100+ results for "climate change"
Ausbil drops fossil fuel companies from sustainable fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... decarbonisation like Macquarie Group, which has named decarbonisation as business theme. "We know the UN has called climate change the defining issue of our time, and for us as investors we have to look at this for our investments," he said. "Effectively ...
Clean Energy-based ETF to list on ASX
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 16 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... companies that produce it and the technologies that drive it," Neiron said. "Investors are demanding action on climate change and increasingly they are demanding investment products that facilitate a lower carbon future. CLNE responds to this need." ...
Australian businesses march on with ESG integration: Mercer
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... workforces, as key organisational stakeholders, will continue to hold their employers to account in 2021 on the issues of climate change, individuals' health and financial wellbeing, gender equity and racial diversity. Having a grassroots up approach ...
Agriculture sector can contribute to climate solutions: GreenCollar
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
The agricultural sector has a substantial role to play in addressing climate change through emissions reductions and improved biodiversity while providing financial benefit, according to GreenCollar. The Nationals Party is pushing its federal coalition ...
Aviva Investors puts companies on notice over climate
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... emissions by 2050 and establish "robust transition roadmaps to demonstrate their commitment to immediate action on climate change as the world's carbon budget diminishes," the firm said. The programme will run for between one and three years, depending ...
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 ...
Opinion: Sustainable finance: the new normal in 2021
SIMON O'CONNOR, JACKI JOHNSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... greater numbers setting long-term climate targets in 2020. The case has been made strongly by our regulators, that climate change is now a foreseeable and actionable risk that finance and business needs to be able to demonstrate they are managing, like ...
Divestment should be tool of last resort on climate: ACCR
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 1 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... engagement with the companies they are invested in prior to any divestment to ensure that all measures to support climate change action have been exhausted. Divestment could insulate members from the perceived financial risks of fossil fuel companies ...
Climate Action 100+ aviation engagement takes off
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... the existing engagement with Qantas, noted Laura Hillis, director of Climate Action 100+ at the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC). "It doesn't change the nature of engagement, it will continue with the engagement priorities and investors will continue ...
BlackRock seeks plans for company transition to net zero
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... companies and investors. Fink linked the fault lines exposed by the COVID-19 pandemic to the global threats of climate change in his letter. "I believe that the pandemic has presented such an existential crisis - such a stark reminder of our fragility ...