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Corporate net zero plans at odds with anti-climate lobbying

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... those that do not. This echoes findings from a recent study conducted by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR), which found that Australian companies perform even worse. Many top Australian companies have poor governance and disclosure ...

Fears grow around greenwashing litigation protections

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... action under certain provisions of the Corporations Act, Brynn O'Brien of Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) told FS Sustainability. Both ACCR and GI members are concerned about how the phased approach would operate. ACCR supports ...

ASX50 lags on disclosure of political spending: ACCR

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... governance and disclosure of political spending, according to research from the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR). ACCR analysed ASX50 companies on how well they govern their political spending against the Center for Political Accountability ...

France "Say on Climate" law scrapped

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... further to prevent greenwashing. Shareholder advocacy and research organisation the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) specialist adviser Harriet Kater told FS Sustainability that Say on Climate was gaining momentum in the Australian ...

Activist investor launches Santos campaign

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAR 2023  |  NEWS
... Super with $86 million, CareSuper with $61 million and VicSuper with $52 million. Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) lead analyst Alex Hillman said that there is a case for a second strike against Santos' executive remuneration ...

Experts weigh net zero risks, opportunities of Origin Energy bid

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 NOV 2022  |  NEWS
... is committed to maintaining the 2025 closure date announced earlier this year. Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) climate lead Harriet Kater said that loss of shareholder voice and questions around the benefits and risks of privatising ...

HESTA ups the ante on AGL, Santos on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 SEP 2022  |  NEWS
... their plans with 1.5°C," said Harriet Kater, Climate Lead (Australia) at the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR). "This public signaling from HESTA on the importance of engagement and in holding fossil fuel companies to 1.5°C pathways ...

ACCR files additional claims in Santos lawsuit

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... faces fresh allegations of greenwashing in an ongoing federal lawsuit by the Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR). Last year ACCR filed its suit challenging Santos' net zero emission target in relation to the viability of carbon ...

Government launches review of Safeguard Mechanism

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... emissions," Connor noted. The review could be a "potential dawn of a new era," said Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) climate lead (Australia) Harriet Kater. "Ever since the repeal of the Gillard government's carbon price, heavy ...

NGS Super divests from oil and gas producers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... and undermining climate action by locking in decades of emissions." However, Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) executive director Brynn O'Brien called the divestment a "cop out." "Divestment should be a tool of absolute last ...
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