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Assessing the financial, ESG benefits of agricultural investments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Agricultural investments offer not only long-term diversified returns, but also the potential to use natural capital to impact on climate change as well as generate additional financial return. Warakirri Cropping chief executive officer and head of ...

Using the SDGs to develop sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a framework of targets that investors can use to implement sustainable investment outcomes. There is "deep momentum" to making investments towards companies and assets that support the ...

HSBC Australia to explore mangrove bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC Australia has launched a new project to develop for a mangrove bond that can be used to protect and restore vital natural habitats. HSBC has partnered with London-based Earth Security have to develop a blueprint for measuring the environmental ...

Venture capital takes on impact investing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Venture capital is pushing further into the impact investing sector, with one VC firm announcing a second impact fund while a second VC firm announces a responsible investment policy. Giant Leap, which pioneered the first impact VC fund in Australia ...

NAB launches sustainability-linked derivatives

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
NAB will offer sustainability-linked derivatives in Australia, building on products developed in the UK and Europe. The new sustainability-linked derivatives (SLDs) include swaps, cross currency swaps, interest rate and executed alongside sustainability ...

Advisers integrating positive impact into investment choices

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Wealth manager report integrating positive social and environmental impact integration into investment choices to meet growing demand in Australia and around the world. According to bfinance's Wealth Manager Investment Survey, globally, 80% of wealth ...

Responsible investment surges past $1tn mark: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The responsible investment is growing faster than the rest of the market, according to the Responsible Investment Association Australia (RIAA). RIAA has released its annual Responsible Investment Benchmark Report, which shows that the total pool of ...

PRI augments Australian team with hires

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
PRI has hired a head of APAC policy among other roles designed to augment its capacity in Australia. Daniel Wiseman joins PRI on 13 September in a newly created role as Head of APAC Policy. He will be based in Melbourne and will oversee the management ...

New Climate Action 100 engagement to tackle food and beverage sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Climate Action 100+ has laid out a new set of expectations for the food and beverage sector to make process towards decarbonising their operations and supply chain in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement. Climate Action 100+, the US$55 trillion ...

Reflection on 10 years of climate action: ISS ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
The momentum to address climate change has built, but regulatory, methodological and investor climate action remain challenges in financial markets, according to ISS ESG. Financial market participants including investors are still working to find appropriate ...