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Podcast: Federal Budget, Climate Week, clean energy and the case for a price on carbon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Last week the Australian Federal Budget 2024-25 was handed down, coinciding with Sydney's inaugural Climate Action Week. In this episode of The Greener Way, we hear from Tim Buckley, founder and director of Climate Energy Finance, a public interest ...

More funding necessary to fix housing crisis

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
There are some apprehensions over adequacy of $11.3 billion of new funding earmarked for housing in the 2024 Budget. The housing funding builds on investments the government recently promised over the next decade, including: $10 bn for the Housing Australia ...

ESG fund performance leans on growth

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... Nomura UK's sustainable equities portfolio manager. Alex Rowe recently completed his APAC tour coinciding the firm's Australian launch of its five-year-old Global Sustainable Equity strategy - an actively managed portfolio of global equities securities ...

CIM to develop ACCUs with Greening Australia

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Conscious Investment Management (CIM) has partnered with an environmental non-profit to jointly develop Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) under the environmental planting methodology. The first acquisition under the partnership will restore biodiversity ...

The rising role and risks of generative AI

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Generative AI, a rapidly advancing form of deep learning that mimics human output, also raises concerns about the verifiability of its results, UTS industry professor - emerging technology Nicholas Davis says. Appearing at the Stockbroker and Investment ...

Budget 2024: Additional $11.3bn promised for housing

ELIZA BAVIN  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The Albanese government has made significant new housing investments in the Budget to help deliver a comprehensive Homes for Australia plan. "We're easing the cost of living - and we're building more homes for Australians. In the five years ...

Budget 2024: A win for clean energy, not environment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... allocations include: $1bn to Solar SunShot, $466m to PsiQuantum, $500m to the Battery Breakthrough Initiative, $3.2bn to the Australian Renewable Energy Agency, A $6.7bn Hydrogen Production Tax Incentive, and $1.3bn for Hydrogen Headstart. The Future ...

Budget 2024: Regulators given boost to combat misconduct, cybersecurity

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... scams and online fraud by administering and enforcing a mandatory industry code that is to be introduced. Finally, the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) will receive $187 million over four years to strengthen its ability to detect, prevent, and mitigate ...

Subsidiaries must comply with Aussie regime

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Inbound Australian subsidiaries of international groups must comply with the Australian Sustainability Reporting Standards (ASRS), even if they already make disclosures under foreign regimes, EY finds. Alexandra Banks, partner at EY, climate change ...

ESG managed accounts hit $16 bn

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... Watershed Funds Management also launched four new managed accounts portfolios with exposure to international shares, Australian shares, emerging markets and income-focused allocations. "It's been a busy start to the year," Leman said, "and with a ...
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