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Australia's Paris Agreement carbon commitments criticised
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... the initial Paris Agreement in 2016. "Australia will continue to play our part in an effective global response to climate change," the submission states. "Under a Paris Agreement applicable to all, Australia will implement an economy-wide target to reduce ...
Water, water risk everywhere: DWS
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... water needed to create a product that is consumed, usually in a country different to where the product is made, and climate change. "What we've found is where we have very high levels of risk in water and climate, preliminary findings show that the ...
Climate, governance and supply chain top 2021 priorities: BofA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Climate change and renewables, governance, and supply chains are the top 2021 priorities for institutional investors, according to a recent survey from Bank of America. "We expected climate to be important because everything is moving in that direction ...
Future Super to reduce fees on fund options
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... the fund said. Those savings are passed back to members. "We grow retirement savings to shape a future free from climate change and inequality," Hunter said. "Our primary objective is to ensure that our members have a comfortable retirement, and reducing ...
The articles you read in 2020
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... between workers made more vulnerable by the pandemic and overall human rights and modern slavery to the impacts of climate change. This year tested every principle of sustainability, from the bushfires that began the year to the COVID-19 pandemic. Far ...
Government to launch inquiry into financial sector and climate risk
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... to be called to the parliamentary inquiry, which media reports say will be chaired by MP George Christensen, a climate change sceptic. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has backed the inquiry, which was requested by Federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt. "It ...
Green loans to finance light rail, battery storage
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... makes a direct contribution to Canberra's goal of achieving net zero emissions by 2045," Haughey said. "We know climate change is a central concern for investors, and we understand how complex it is to manage its risks. We are proud to play our part ...
Long short strategies used in environmental equities fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... strategies to identify in companies that are either finding opportunities in, or facing, the challenges that come with climate change and the global transition to a lower carbon economy. The Environmental Absolute Return Thematic (EARTH) equity fund ...
DWS to use advisory board to accelerate ESG activity
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... Asia. The DWS ESG Advisory Board members are Peter Damgaard Jensen, chairman of the Institutional Investor Group on Climate Change (IIGCC), the main European investor body focused on climate change. He is also former CEO of the Danish Pension Fund PKA ...
Risk management to grow in importance: Governance Institute
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... cybersecurity are expected to be the three key drivers of change in 2025, according to the study, but by 2030, climate change, artificial intelligence and business continuity and resilience are expected to dominate. "One of the key lessons we're learning ...