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Divestment should be tool of last resort on climate: ACCR
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 1 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Superannuation funds need to set clear, transparent emissions reductions targets for their investment portfolios that are based on metrics that can be compared across the industry, according to recommendations from the Australasian Centre for Corporate ...
Rio leadership overhaul aimed at restoring trust, license to operate
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Rio Tinto has overhauled its executive leadership in a bid to rebuild trust and social license to operate in the wake of the destruction at Juukan Gorge. Shareholders and stakeholders noted the moves have to be grounded in a wider change to culture ...
Sustainability important to future of SME sector: Australia Post
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Almost half of small businesses in Australia consider sustainability to be very important to their future success, according to research from Australia Post. The report, Small business sustainability in a COVID-19 world, looks at key attributes of sustainability ...
Climate Action 100+ aviation engagement takes off
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Climate Action 100+ will conduct its first sector-specific strategy with companies in the aviation industry, including Qantas. Aviation is the first in a series of sector strategies that is being developed to help investors "push for greater ambition ...
ESG-inclusive commodities set to grow: Xpansiv
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
ESG-inclusive commodities such as carbon offsets and water will see strong growth in 2021, according to exchange Xpansiv. Xpansiv is a commodity marketplace for ESG-inclusive commodity products and price information, and its main business units include ...
Financial institutions at risk from bot attacks: Imperva
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Illegal bot attacks are a key cybersecurity risk for the financial services industry, with nearly half of all traffic at financial services login pages being generated by bots, according to Imperva. The financial services sector is the most at-risk ...
BlackRock seeks plans for company transition to net zero
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock will push companies to disclose plans for their transition to a net-zero carbon economy, CEO Larry Fink stated in his annual letter to the CEOs of companies. Fink's annual letter to CEOs sets the engagement agenda for the year with the companies ...
Australia to join climate resilience investment initiative
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 25 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
The Australian government will join the international Coalition for Climate Resilient Investment (CCRI) and will refresh the National Climate Resilience and Adaptation Strategy. The CCRI is a finance sector-led initiative of more than 75 institutional ...
Biden inauguration brings climate challenge for Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
With Joseph R. Biden Jr officially becoming the 46 th president of the United States, a series of executive actions have brought the US back to the international table on a number of ESG grounds, with meaningful implications for Australia's economy ...
Circular economy a key investment theme: American Century
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
The transition towards a global circular economy will be a key ESG issue in 2021, according to American Century Investments. Companies must rethink resource consumption, energy usage and manufacturing processes with an aim toward eliminating waste and ...