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Santos sued over clean energy, net zero claims

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Oil and gas producer Santos' claims that natural gas provides clean energy and that the company has a pathway to net zero emissions by 2040 will be challenged in federal court. The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has filed a ...

Activist group files climate resolution to AGL AGM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Shareholder activist group Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has filed a shareholder resolution with AGL Energy requesting targets that are aligned with the Paris Agreement for both of the proposed demerged companies. The resolution ...

Hostplus announces four board appointments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... their faith in a trustee through exercising choice and moving their account to a new super fund, and can ask questions at an AGM. "Under the legislation, a trustee must call an AGM, but these are more for asking questions than directing the trustee," ...

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 ...

Calculating value of biodiversity: BNP Paribas Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services are a critical part of a healthy global economy, with investors working to calculate risk and opportunity on investment portfolios. BNP Paribas Asset Management has named biodiversity as one of its key ...

Consultant launches responsible investment index for manager selection

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
An independent investment consultant has designed a responsible investment index that assesses fund managers on their ESG-related activities and found that many funds are doing ESG-related work without being categorised as such. Evergreen Consultants ...

Say on climate a "milestone moment" for ASX companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Four ASX listed companies thus far have committed to putting their climate strategy plans to shareholders to a vote at their 2022 AGMs, the first companies in the world to do so. The "say on climate" resolutions are advisory votes only, but engagement ...

Rio Tinto commits to climate vote at AGM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Stakeholders including investors and activists have welcomed a decision by Rio Tinto to put its climate reporting to an advisory vote at this year's AGMs. Rio Tinto is the first Australian-listed company to commit to a vote on its Taskforce for Climate-related ...

Perennial sustainable small cap fund shows double-digit returns

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... are more likely to do better in future it requires a change in mindset to uncover those opportunities." Looking to the mini-AGM season ahead, Cottier and O'Neill both said they would be focusing on companies that took JobKeeper and making sure that ...

Scentre Group to increase disclosure for cleaning contracts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... manages safe workloads for cleaning staff, after facing the possibility of a shareholder resolution on the topic at its April AGM. The new reporting will form part of Scentre Group's Responsible Business Report and Modern Slavery Statement which ...
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