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AI toolkit to protect human rights

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... understanding risks, and details strategies for investor engagement. Julie Inman Grant, eSafety Commissioner at Australian Government presented the framework at RIAA's 2024 conference in Sydney today alongside panel moderator Mark Lyster, co-chair of ...

Fund managers "eagerly" await green Treasury bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... issued between April and June 2024 by the Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) on behalf of the Australian government. The bond will mature in June 2034. The institutions will lead an investor roadshow across Australia, the UK, Europe, and ...

Funds SA hires ESG expert

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... new investment professional to sit within the responsible investment team. The investment arm of the South Australian government has welcomed Kana Thorpe to the newly created role of assistant portfolio manager for responsible investment. Thorpe has ...

New Forests invests in Thai peat forest

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... development of the project. Investors in TAFF2 include Mitsui, Nomura, Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Australian government, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SuMi TRUST), Temasek and TotalEnergies. Last month, New Forests ...

China stock exchange rings in Year of the Dragon with ESG mandate

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... from the ISSB has created a global baseline for jurisdictions to set local ESG standards, Geng added. The Australian government has mandated ISSB-aligned ESG reporting for major companies and financial institutions in 2024. The Chinese guidance "includes ...

Investors back modern slavery compensation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... victim-survivors in Australia. There are at least 1900 victim-survivors of modern slavery in Australia, according to Australian government estimates. Although a criminal offence, there is no national compensation scheme to support victim-survivors. A ...

Aussie investors prepare for new EU rules

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... of new global norms around remedy and due diligence," Samarakoon said. She said RIAA is working with the Australian government to try and introduce similar measures to prevent modern slavery violations. "Australian investors see modern slavery as an ...

Investors push for nature in climate plans

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... need governmental mandates to ensure widespread adoption. Estelle Parker, co-CEO at RIAA, said that the Australian government's sector decarbonisation plans must be implemented with a focus on nature-based solutions and restoring nature loss. "Nature ...

Australia climbs quickly on climate policy development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... mandatory for large Australian companies from July 2024, with smaller businesses to follow in 2027-2028, the Australian government announced in June 2023. The Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD) said that although the regulations are consistent ...

Forestry fund falls short of target

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... Asia Forest Fund 2 (TAFF2). Investors in TAFF2 include Mitsui, Nomura, Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Australian government, David and Lucile Packard Foundation, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank (SuMi TRUST), Temasek and TotalEnergies. The fund is closed-ended ...
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