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Considering potential ESG implications of the US election
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
... agreement. A coalition of six of the founding partners of The Investor Agenda, including the Asia Investor Group on Climate Change, CDP, Ceres, Investor Group on Climate Change, Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, and Principles for Responsible ...
Cost of no climate action to hit Australian economy: Report
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
... employed Australians and 30% of national income come from industries exposed to economic disruption and risk from climate change and an unplanned economic transition, according to Deloitte Access Economics. Australia's agriculture, construction ...
Cleanaway publishes first sustainability report after engagement
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... importance of reporting on sustainability issues such as health and safety, waste management, circular economy, climate change and decarbonisation, diversity and remuneration. We noted that as the company has made substantive acquisitions that a focus ...
Waste and recycling legislation to foster circular economy: EY
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... 2030. The focus on developing a circular economy will bring opportunity for Australia, said Terence Jeyaretnam, EY climate change and sustainability partner. "We need to reduce contamination, we need improve recyclability and add value to commodities ...
Northern Trust scores win in Vanguard reversal
KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 29 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... asset class, taking into consideration three key factors: added value expectations, integration of ESG factors and climate change risk. "We believe Northern Trust stood out with a very strong sustainable investing platform and impressive factor-based ...
Medibank issues first sustainability report
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... reported on its climate risks and impacts, with focus on mainly its direct operations. Bishop acknowledged that climate change will certainly impact on its business in that there will be health consequences, which goes to business strategy. "Climate ...
Social issues and climate dominate engagement: SSGA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... considerations." Colton likened the risks brought to the forefront by the COVID-19 pandemic to the systemic risks of climate change, noting "these issues have a material impact not only on your own company, but the economy in general." Social issues ...
TCorp NSW issues $1.3 billion green bond
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... Framework also supports the NSW government environmental and social policies, strategies and goals, including the NSW Climate Change Policy Framework , NSW Government Resource Efficiency Policy, and NSW Premier's Priorities.
Industry fund lifts game on SRI options
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... earning 5% or more of revenue from fossil fuels and their supply chains. SRI options had three specific screens: climate change, ethical and convention and controversy-based screens, and provided scope to remove companies on discretionary grounds, for ...
Regulator appoints first head of climate risk
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... reviewing SPG 530 in in relation to ESG considerations for super funds. APRA's focus on the financial risks of climate change has steadily increased in recent years. In 2017, Geoff Summerhayes, APRA executive board member, made a landmark speech ...