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SGX CEO calls for increased international collaboration on sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
The CEO of the Singapore Exchange (SGX) called for increased international collaboration to advance the sustainability agenda. Speaking at the Asia Securities Industry and Financial Markets Association (ASIFMA) ESG and Sustainable Finance Week conference ...

J.P. Morgan Asset Management augments APAC sustainability team

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 31 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
J.P. Morgan Asset Management has named Tomomi Shimada as lead APAC sustainable investing strategist. Shimada will be based in Hong Kong and will report to Jennifer Wu, global head of sustainable investing. She will lead region-wide commercial efforts ...

Enhanced ESG reporting linked to funding outcomes

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Measuring, monitoring and reporting on material ESG exposures can assist companies in securing funding from ESG investors, among other financial achievements. Vulcan Energy is a company that is aiming to be a zero-carbon lithium producer for electric ...

HSBC, partners to identify blue carbon projects

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Australia have partnered to identify projects to leads towards the issuance of blue impact bonds and other assets. Blue Impact Bonds for Nature will be funded by an US$800,000 grant from HSBC. TNC Australia will ...

ASX companies face heightened stakeholder scrutiny

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Australian companies will face heightened scrutiny from stakeholders and are still managing the impacts of the Hayne Royal Commission on best practice in corporate governance, according to new research. EquitiesFirst, an asset-backed lending firm, in ...

Powerful signal on climate with votes, court decisions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Shareholder votes against management at Chevron and ExxonMobil and a ruling by a Dutch court against Royal Dutch Shell intensifies the focus on the oil and gas industry, but experts say all Australian company directors should heed advice when it comes ...

ASX companies join 40:40 Vision

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Ten ASX-listed companies have committed to achieving gender balance in their senior leadership as part of the 40:40 Vision initiative. ANZ, BHP, BlueScope, Domino's, IGO, Ramsay Health Care, SkyCity, South32, Tabcorp and Webjet have signed up to the ...

Evaluating impact of climate policy on company valuation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Understanding how government climate policies will impact cash flows and company valuations is essential to establishing the winners and losers of any new environmental commitments, according to J.P. Morgan Asset Management. Quantifying the scale of ...

JANA hires first head of sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 24 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Investment consulting firm JANA has hired Rachel Halpern as its first head of sustainability. Rachel Halpern joins JANA from Westpac Group, where she was executive manager for risk. She has had an established advisory career covering risk and commercial ...

Singapore Stock Exchange to launch carbon exchange

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is developing a carbon exchange and marketplace with an aim to launch by the end of 2021. SGX, in conjunction with DBS, Standard Chartered and Temasek, are developing Climate Impact X (CIX), aimed at providing entities with ...