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APRA acts on climate risk watch

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) chair John Lonsdale has urged regulated entities to self-assess their current practice to reduce climate-related risks. The prudential regulator is conducting a voluntary survey of its regulated entities ...

Budget 2024: Regulators given boost to combat misconduct, cybersecurity

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The government will provide $17.3 million over four years to ASIC and APRA to combat greenwashing and other related financial misconduct and help further develop Australia's sustainable finance market. In a bid to promote the development of sustainable ...

Canberra targets natural disaster insurance gap

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... those with greater social or economic disadvantage, as well as households across North Queensland, Northern NSW, and the NT. "APRA statistics for March 2023 show an increase in the number of people taking out home insurance policies, with 13 million ...

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 ...
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