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GreenCollar makes strategic acquisition

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Carbon markets developer and investor GreenCollar has invested in a carbon, energy and sustainability advisory firm to increase end-to-end services to business. The partnership with EnergyLink Services is designed to help GreenCollar increase its reach ...

Accountant ethics board drafts new sustainability benchmarks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
An international independent global standards-setting board has released new standards on ethical considerations in sustainability reporting and assurance. Public consultation has opened on the two new exposure drafts, put forward by International Ethics ...

Corporate net zero plans at odds with anti-climate lobbying

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... that do not. This echoes findings from a recent study conducted by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR), which found that Australian companies perform even worse. Many top Australian companies have poor governance and disclosure ...

La Trobe University inks sustainability-linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
A major Australian university has locked in a $195 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL) with interest rate savings being reinvested into an Indigenous accommodation scholarship fund and other initiatives. La Trobe University has refinanced existing ...

Fears grow around greenwashing litigation protections

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... under certain provisions of the Corporations Act, Brynn O'Brien of Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) told FS Sustainability. Both ACCR and GI members are concerned about how the phased approach would operate. ACCR supports mandatory ...

ASX50 lags on disclosure of political spending: ACCR

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... governance and disclosure of political spending, according to research from the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR). ACCR analysed ASX50 companies on how well they govern their political spending against the Center for Political Accountability ...

France "Say on Climate" law scrapped

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... prevent greenwashing. Shareholder advocacy and research organisation the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) specialist adviser Harriet Kater told FS Sustainability that Say on Climate was gaining momentum in the Australian investment ...

ZEN Energy recruits new senior exec

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
Renewable energy retailer ZEN Energy has appointed a new chief financial officer. Phillipa Chen joins ZEN from Macquarie Group where she was a Director of Macquarie Asset Management. "Phillipa brings deep industry and capital market experience to ZEN's ...

Record number of soil ACCUs issued for Queensland graziers

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Two Queensland farmers have been awarded a record amount of 94,666 Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) by the national Clean Energy Regulator - the largest allocation for an individual soil carbon farming project in Australia to date. Regenerative ...

MONEYME becomes a B Corp

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Digital non-bank consumer lender MONEYME has become the third current ASX-listed financial institution to attain B Corp certification. The company started the process of B Corp certification approximately two years ago as a way of demonstrating tangible ...
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