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ESG skills in hot demand in risk, compliance hiring

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... Accountability Regime (FAR) Bill of2022, legislation driving fund retirement support, ASIC and ACCC's focus on greenwashing, and APRA's updates to SPS and CPS 230 and 530 - Investment Governance Regulations. In SPS 530, APRA states that super fund trustees ...

Australia climbs quickly on climate policy development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... women's economic empowerment in the climate transition, and mandated that the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) must consider climate risk in duties. 2024 is set to be a year of multiple significant regulatory changes across the globe. ...

Podcast: Does DEI improve financial return - Raymone Jackson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... talk about this topic is Raymone Jackson, head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at T. Rowe Price. L ast year, outgoing APRA deputy governor Helen Rowell said "genuine diversity is still lacking around too many board tables" in the financial sector ...

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... increase over the previous 12 months, according to specialist ESG executive search and recruitment specialist Talent Nation. #4: APRA strengthens super fund ESG responsibilities July: The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) clarified that ...

Agriculture funding takes the stage at COP28

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... global theme where financial services and corporates need to move to climate management/reporting frameworks," Sneddon said. "APRA has told banks they need to manage and disclose climate risks on portfolio. What that means is defining emissions coming ...

Super investment key to decarbonising Australia: ASFA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... electrifying the nation fund, in combination," Craston noted. ASFA notes in the research that total financial investments of APRA-regulated funds currently stands at $2.3 trillion and is projected to reach $10 trillion by 2050. "If you think about the ...

RIAA names Responsible Investment Super Leaders

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... options over the three year period. RIAA noted the impact of mergers on the state of responsible investment in super funds - APRA-regulated entities amounted to 76 super funds or trustees in 2022, compared with 167 in 2020. In the last RIAA Responsible ...

NGFS introduces "too-little-too-late" climate scenario

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... "too-little-too-late," disorderly and delayed. The group, consisting of 127 members including the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) and the Reserve Bank of Australia, aims to support the transition toward a sustainable economy. It has ...

Treasury launches sustainable finance strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... taxonomy could be embedded into regulatory arrangements either by legislation, via financial regulators such as ASIC and APRA "formally adopting the taxonomy as a standard or framework to guide their supervisory and enforcement activities - for example ...

Climate change a risk to financial stability: RBA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... emissions-intensive businesses are largest for investment funds, followed by insurers, and then banks." Jones noted that APRA has conducted a climate vulnerability assessment into the possible impactse of psyical and transition risk on major Australian ...
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