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PRI appoints RI ecosystem officers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
The Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) has hired a chief RI ecosystems officer for the Americas and APAC and promoted another to a similar role covering the UK, Europe and India, Middle East and Africa. Cambria Allen-Ratzlaff is chief RI ecosystems ...

Personal views influence climate decision-making

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... influence their investment decision-making. A survey of 150 executives at the world's largest financial institutions found APAC leading the way on personal concern around climate risk, with half (50%) of executives in the region very or extremely concerned ...

China stock exchange rings in Year of the Dragon with ESG mandate

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... CSRC ESG guidelines are "highly aligned" with international standards, Geng said. ESG standards are evolving very quick in APAC. The publication of the IFRS Sustainability Disclosure Standards from the ISSB has created a global baseline for jurisdictions ...

Amazon's Queensland operations to run off solar

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... of clean energy for the fourth consecutive year with more than 500 wind and solar projects globally, according to Amazon's APAC head of energy and environment policy Ken Haig. Excess power generated by the project will be sold into the grid via power ...

Investors back modern slavery compensation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... in 2017. Now the investor-led, multi-stakeholder initiative Investors Against Slavery and Trafficking Asia Pacific (IAST APAC) has joined the with the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI), international human rights group Walk Free ...

SDG Loan Fund raises $1.1b of investor capital

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... of in the future." FS Sustainability recently reported how Australia's progress towards SDG targets, particularly in the APAC region, is essential to developing the country's sustainable finance strategy. Bloomberg ESG last month released a tool to assess ...

Podcast: Driving the just transition in APAC - Jane Ho

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 28 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... brought to you by BNP Paribas Asset Management, we'll be talking about stewardship and how issues that are specific to the APAC region impact on investment considerations. Joining us for this conversation is BNP Paribas Asset Management head of stewardship ...

Clean tech bags big bucks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... fresher for longer Medsalv: Aims to eliminate healthcare waste by creating safe, reusable medical devices Roger Sharp, Bupa APAC chief sustainability and corporate affairs officer commented: "The healthcare sector has a significant environmental impact ...

Investors prepare for urgent action on nature

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... cultural value. "There's a lot of work to get there and we need it to happen fast," Julia Leske, managing director and head of APAC institutional sales at ISS ESG commented. "Climate was the first cab off the rank, biodiversity and nature are following ...

Investment in climate tech plummets 40%: PwC

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... despite falling in absolute terms, climate tech investments as a proportion of start-up investments continue to rise, with APAC leading on investment in mobility-related start-ups. This fall in investment can be attributed to market conditions rather ...
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