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Amazon's Queensland operations to run off solar

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Global giant Amazon and an independent power producer have announced the commercial operation of a new 125-megawatt renewable energy project that will power Amazon operations, including data centres and fulfilment centres. This comes as Premier Steven ...

Queensland to boost clean economy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... states and territories need to aim for 90% below 2005 by 2035 as the minimum, and ideally net zero by 2035." This comes as Amazon recently announced a new 125-megawatt renewable energy project has come online to power its operations, with excess power ...

COP28: Australia commits $150m to Pacific resilience

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... global funding mechanism to protect forests in up to 80 countries. The instrument will be fully operational by COP30. The Amazon rainforest is one of the world's major carbon sinks and accounts for more than half of the planet's remaining rainforest ...

COP28: Countries tackle coal as President claims "no science" behind phase-out

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... framework. Chile, the Philippines, the Dominican Republic, and Nigeria, expressed interest in participating, alongside Amazon, Bank of America, Boston Consulting Group, Mastercard, McDonald's, Morgan Stanley, PepsiCo, Salesforce, Schneider Electric ...

BlackRock backs world's largest direct air capture plant

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... that will own STRATOS. 1PointFive has already signed carbon removal credit purchase agreements with customers, including Amazon, Airbus, All Nippon Airways (ANA), TD Bank Group, the Houston Astros, and the Houston Texans. Construction is currently one-third ...

Impact investing as greenwashing antidote: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... the index. Over the past couple of years, energy has not been in the fund. MAGMA stocks - Microsoft, Apple, Google, Meta, Amazon - have not been in the fund. That has been a meaningful headwind for us." While biodiversity is a topic of interest, Balkrishna ...

Nearly a quarter of Australian bank debt has nature-related risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... 1000 companies to be assessed for the Nature Benchmark span 22 industries and include Kraft Heinz, BP, AP Moller-Maersk, Amazon, and Walmart. The companies will be assessed on: the state of nature (including impacts and dependencies, and key areas and ...

Investors up the ante on company biodiversity risks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... in market capital outlining a set of timely actions the companies should implement. The 100 companies include Alibaba, Amazon, Johnson & Johnson, McDonald's, Pfiser, Rio Tinto, Unilever, and Walmart. The 160 investors - which include AXA Investment Managers ...

Finance "misunderstanding" risk of nature loss

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 24 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... biodiversity risk in the Australian investment landscape. While deforestation's impact has been highlighted in places like the Amazon, Australia's land clearing and logging also contributes to climate change and species loss. The report found ...

Suppliers on notice: Amazon to enforce emissions reporting

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 JUL 2023  |  NEWS
... take place outside our direct operational control," Kara Hurst, vice president and head of worldwide sustainability at Amazon said in a statement. "We know that to decrease our carbon footprint, we must work with our supply chain partners to help them ...
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