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Stakeholders assess ESG policy priorities for Parliament

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 JUL 2016  |  NEWS
While Australia waits to see who will form government for the 45 th session of Parliament, stakeholders with environmental, social and governance (ESG) focus are turning their attention to their policy objectives for the next term, as well as developing ...

ACCR highlights lack of transparency in political donations

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUN 2016  |  NEWS
... political donation includes a gift or payment made to, or for the benefit of a political party, or an elected member of parliament or of a local council, or a candidate or group of candidates, or a third-party campaigner. The regime around the disclosure ...

Sustainable Melbourne Fund receives ARENA grant

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JUN 2016  |  NEWS
... energy efficiency savings whilst the building owner pays the charges associated with the upgrade. Last year, the state parliament of Victoria has passed legislation offering environmental upgrade agreements (EUAs) across the state. The City of Melbourne ...

Senate inquiry to examine carbon risk disclosure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 FEB 2016  |  NEWS
The Senate Economics References Committee will study carbon risk disclosure. Emma Herd, CEO, IGCC Parliament voted this week to establish the Inquiry into Carbon Risk Disclosure, which will report by 22 June. The inquiry is an opportunity for public ...

Governance Institute issues guide for political donation policies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 FEB 2016  |  NEWS
... political donation includes a gift or payment made to, or for the benefit of a political party, or an elected member of parliament or of a local council, or a candidate or group of candidates, or a third-party campaigner. "We want people to be aware ...

South Australia passes building upgrade finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2015  |  NEWS
... Australia state government and the federal government, there's a huge opportunity for that." In September, the state parliament of Victoria passed legislation offering EUAs statewide. Initially, EUAs were only available in the City of Melbourne. In 2013 ...

Principles for Responsible Investment hire Kris Douma

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 4 NOV 2015  |  NEWS
... activities and the development of work streams for different asset classes. Previous to that, Kris served in the Dutch parliament, serving as a spokesperson for economic globalisation, the European Lisbon Process, European services directive, WTO (World ...

Victorian government expands EUA legislation statewide

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 SEP 2015  |  NEWS
The state parliament of Victoria has passed legislation offering environmental upgrade agreements (EUAs) across the state. Scott Bocskay, CEO of the Sustainable Melbourne Fund Once the bill becomes law, local governments in Victoria can offer businesses ...

Swiss Re hedges wind risk for Infigen Energy wind farms

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2015  |  NEWS
... energy output from the wind farms, as outlined in the Renewable Energy Target (RET). The finalised new RET was passed in Parliament this week. "The REC price also has a spot and a forward market," Summons said. "Since the government has basically pushed ...

Experts evaluate ERF baseline mechanism

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 APR 2015  |  NEWS
... Farming Initiative (CFI) project owners. The ERF is the centrepiece of the Direct Action Plan (DAP) policy passed by Parliament in October last year. The DAP and ERF establish a baseline and credit scheme and liable entities will have to keep their emission ...