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Sefa to increase financing to social enterprises and build resilience
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Impact Investor Social Enterprise Finance Australia (Sefa) expects to increase the number of social enterprises it can finance as a result of participating in the federal government's Coronavirus Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Guarantee Scheme. Hanna ...
Research project to study sustainable forestry in East Arnhem
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
A new research project led by Developing East Arnhem Limited (DEAL) is investigating potential commercial Indigenous forestry and support traditional owners to "facilitate a sustainable forest-based livelihood." Workers at the Gumatj Aboriginal Corporation ...
ARENA grants additional funding for Monash Uni renewables study
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) provided nearly a half million dollars in additional funding for a Monash University-led project to investigate the integration of renewables into the national energy grid. The two-year project which began ...
ESG ETP assets under management triple in last three years: Research
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Research from Rainmaker has found that the assets under management for ESG-themed exchange traded products (ETPs) have tripled in the last three years. "Three years ago ETP products incorporating Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) ...
Taking a closer look at corporate lobbying on climate change
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Ed note: The Sustainability Report is pleased to present this opinion piece from Dr Ian Woods, Specialist, Sustainable Investment, Chronos Sustainability and Clare Richards, Senior Engagement Manager, Church of England Pensions Board. The opinions expressed ...
COVID-19 risks and impacts disclosure "unprecedented challenge": AICD
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
In a move to assist companies in reporting on the impacts of COVID-19, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and CPA Australia have published a joint guidance on disclosure and ...
ESG integration "crucial" to credit investments: Janus Henderson
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Integration of material environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment processes in fixed income and credit portfolios is "crucial" to risk management, according to Janus Henderson. L-R: Jay Sivapalan, head of Australian fixed interest ...
Sefa selected as lender to government Coronavirus guarantee scheme
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Impact investor Social Enterprise Finance Australia (Sefa) has been selected as a lender as part of the federal government's Coronavirus Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Guarantee Scheme. Hanna Ebeling, chief executive officer of SEFA Sefa is one of ...
First State Super-backed Victorian fund makes first investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The $250 million Victorian Business Growth Fund (VBGF), backed by the Victorian government and First State Super, has made its first investment, aimed at assisting a local business in creating jobs and expanding operations. Deanne Stewart, First State ...
SASB, GRI announce collaborative workplan for further understanding
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) have announced a collaborative workplan to drive understanding of how the standards can be used concurrently. In its initial phase, the collaboration will ...
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