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Weighing litigation risk of net zero targets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 29 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Disclosing ESG information brings risks of liability and litigation to companies, and company directors and their investors must be aware of those risks. Recently, the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) filed a court case which ...

SelfWealth to offer ESG ratings, data for members

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Trading platform SelfWealth has added an ESG rating system for members. SelfWealth is using a letter-grade system of A, B and C to rate companies ESG performance, based on data by Refinitiv. The information is integrated directly into the platform and ...

Fragmented ESG regulation in APAC a challenge: State Street

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The fragmented nature of ESG regulation in Asia Pacific leaves investors facing an "uphill struggle", according to State Street. There is less regulation governing ESG in APAC than in Europe, and the lack of a universally agreed approach has led to ...

Charter Hall signs green development loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... establish the financing framework, which was the part we had to work through." There is an alignment between the company's ESG strategy and their financing strategy, said Charter Hall group head of ESG Andrew Cole. "For me, there's a few key ...

La Trobe Financial goes carbon neutral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... catering and food, accommodation, air travel, freight and courier, business road travel, and staff commuting, explained director ESG and international partnerships Caterina Nesci. To achieve carbon neutrality, La Trobe Financial has offset its carbon ...

Australian companies under "extreme pressure" over ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Australian companies are under "extreme" pressure to improve ESG practices and corporate culture, integrate technology and strengthen reputations in the next 12 months, according to a survey from FTI Consulting. The FTI Consulting 2021 Resilience Barometer ...

AXA IM looks to launch forestry fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... Australian business has set a more ambitious target of 2035. Climate crisis is considered a macro theme, and has established an ESG strategy around three pillars - decarbonisation, climate resilience and a shift in policy to support that intent, both ...

Property manager announces further $500m SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... dollar we raise should be done in a sustainable manner." By negotiating SLLs, ISPT is demonstrating that it is integrating its ESG strategy, Milne said. "The cost of funds can be affected by a company's approach to ESG, and there is a real realisation ...

ESG integration challenged by regional regulation, data: Northern Trust

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Investors believe they will incorporate ESG factors over the next five years, but regional differences including regulation can present challenges for integration, according to Northern Trust. There are disparate approaches to the regulation of ESG ...

ING advises infrastructure company on green finance framework

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... things- the future, decarbonisation of economy, different angles. Investors don't just send the portfolio manager, but also the ESG specialist, and that allows the company to have a stronger bond with investors."