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Demand up for green steel

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... investment portfolio. Shareholder advocacy and research nonprofit, the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR), surveyed 500 global investors in steelmaking, iron ore and metallurgical coal mining. A large proportion of respondents were ...

IFM and QIC scoop major assets in energy deal

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Two of the nation's largest infrastructure fund managers have attracted major assets to its A$700 million renewable energy program. Critical infrastructure assets and healthcare assets have signed on to the final stage of a power purchase agreement ...

Australian Ethical snaps up asset manager

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical has struck a deal to acquire Altius Asset Management, the sustainable fixed income business of Australian Unity, a move that will see its funds under management (FUM) swell by $2 billion. The acquisition will see both firms merge ...

Big super's plan on fossil fuel return

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... companies fail to step into line." Woodside and Santos did not comment. The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) recently accused Santos of not maximising returns for shareholders in its current capex heavy production growth strategy. ...

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 ...
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