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Fintech Bloom Impact to cultivate retail climate investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
A new investment app is offering retail investors access to climate-related impact investments. Fintech Bloom Impact offers access to a diversified growth portfolio of assets that meet climate impact goals with a minimum investment of $500. It was launched ...

Deloitte launches specialist climate solutions practice

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Deloitte Australia has created a specialist climate solutions practice and appointed three partners to lead it. Deloitte Emissions Solutions is led by partners Marni Oaten, Suren Thurairajah and Joe Corvetti, who launched OCT Emissions Solutions (OCTES) ...

Budget "misses opportunity" to address sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The 2022 federal budget has been labelled a "missed opportunity" or a "massive missed opportunity" on areas including climate and sustainable development. As reported in sister publication Financial Standard, the 2022 Federal Budget delivered a cash ...

Draft Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures released

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Sustainability reporting experts and climate specialists welcomed the release of the draft Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) but said more needs to be done on the language and metrics. The TNFD beta framework tackles the risk ...

Investors putting climate change at centre of strategy: Robeco

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Nearly a quarter of institutional investors globally say climate change is at the centre of their investment policy, with more than half saying it is a significant factor, according to research from Robeco. Robeco has issued its global climate survey ...

UniSuper allocates to venture capital

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
UniSuper has allocated $75 million towards venture capital for its sustainable investment options. UniSuper has secured a relationship with Uniseed, an early-stage commercialisation fund manager. Established in 2000 and now owned by the Universities ...

Greenwashing key concern as Ethical Advisers Co-op passes $2bn

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The Ethical Advisers' Co-Op (EAC) has reported managing more than $2.72 billion in assets on behalf of clients, while warning that greenwashing is a growing concern. In their 2021 report, the EAC noted that their network advises 3,661 clients across ...

Nanuk launches global sustainable equities ETP

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
Nanuk Asset Management has launched its first active exchange traded managed fund (ETMF). The ETMF, listed as NNUK on the ASX, is based on the Nanuk New World Fund, a global equities fund that invests in listed companies exposed to broad themes of environmental ...

US SEC proposes rules for climate disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
US listed companies will be required to report on carbon emissions, climate-related goals and transition plans and climate-related risk assessment under draft rules from the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). As part of the proposed rules ...

CEFC reaches $10 billion landmark

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) has hit the milestone of surpassing $10 billion in lifetime investment commitments in its nearly nine-year tenure. Since inception, the CEFC has drawn $5.4 billion from its original $10 billion funding allocation ...