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ASFI reports on momentum towards sustainable finance sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 8 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Companies in the financial sector are building momentum towards implementing the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI), including aspects of integrating sustainability into day to day practice. ASFI has released its first momentum report ...

Opinion: Sustainable finance: the new normal in 2021

SIMON O'CONNOR, JACKI JOHNSON  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... This piece was contributed by Jacki Johnson and Simon O'Connor, co-chairs of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative and solely reflect the writers' opinion Many will opine on the lessons learnt from 2020, but the seismic shifts that occurred ...

Industry considers Australian sustainable finance taxonomy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... across investment, banking and insurance is one of the next steps in implementing the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative roadmap (ASFI), but while industry participants welcome the idea of common definitions, establishing that taxonomy and then ...

Roadmap outlines sustainable transformation for finance industry

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
... recommendations to transform Australia's financial system to sustainable outcomes. The Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI) has released its final roadmap, outlining 37 recommendations to enable the financial services sector, in conjunction ...

GCNA urges government to focus on sustainability in COVID-19 recovery

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
... Clifford Chance, the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA) and the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI). The letter was co-ordinated by the Global Compact Network Australia, the local network of the UN Global Compact. The ...

Maple-Brown Abbott appoints Emma Pringle as head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
... investments and insurance, Maple-Brown Abbott said. Pringle is also co-Chair of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI) working group on Meeting Community and Consumer Expectations and has over 20 years' experience working in financial services ...

Can proposed EU recovery plan prove a sustainable model for Australia?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
... investments and solving the climate crisis." This approach is consistent with the work of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI), which will issue a sustainable finance roadmap for Australia later this year. "I think there are ways and ...

Financial services industry addressing leadership in uncertain times: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020  |  NEWS
... we have to look through the lens more holistically." Jacki Johnson, co-chair of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative and advisor to IAG on climate change and sustainability noted that individual leaders and collaborative action matter, and pointed ...

CCA publishes climate policy toolkit for transition to net-zero economy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020  |  NEWS
... recommends that the Australian government should consider the recommendations of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative when its final report is published later this year. The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) welcomes the release of the ...

VFMC hires Talieh Williams as head of investment stewardship

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
... Australasia and the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors, and is a member of the Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative's Sustainable financial system technical working group. "We are looking forward to Talieh adding her expertise to our ...
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