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Failing to manage ESG a severe risk to business: KPMG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... skills will cross functions and professional backgrounds in organisations, Mabbott continued. He cited the example of biodiversity, which the report said will be seen "as a new asset class," with a new metric - environmental profit, the measurable benefit ...

Biodiversity loss a material financial risk: ACSI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 23 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Biodiversity loss is a material financial risk for Australian companies that could wipe out up to $27 billion from the Australian economy annually by 2050, according to a report by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI). ACSI has ...

CBA to pilot green loans for agribusiness

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... discounted interest rate to finance projects that reduce emissions, sequester more carbon, improve soil health, promote biodiversity and vegetation cover, and protect waterways, CBA said. "Farmers have always been great stewards of their land and are ...

COP26 week one: what Australians need to know

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... and granularity of the plan to underpin it." EY partner Emma Herd said she was tracking how the results of the UN Biodiversity Conference (COP15), will play into climate commitments at COP26. "This year for the first time, biodiversity has seen a lot ...

New Forests to partner on African forestry strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... around 17% of the world's forests, including 20% of all tropical forests. These ecosystems are under pressure from biodiversity loss and deforestation, as the continent faces a growing wood products shortage as economies and populations grow. Brand ...

Biodiversity goals a part of COP26 considerations

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
As companies, investors and governments meet to discuss new climate targets at COP26, biodiversity-related commitments may be a key component to negotiations. One of the open questions for COP26 is the extent to which biodiversity and the commitments ...

Kilter Rural in $70m mandate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... than we emit," Gunn said. "We reforest 30% of the land under management with two goals in mind one to regenerate biodiversity and build natural capital, but two to sequester carbon at scale such that we are a net carbon sink." Crops from the fund farms ...

CEFC in $50m agri-platform investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... such as the CSIRO to deliver energy efficiency improvements to farms as well as optimize production, soil carbon, biodiversity and other environmental outcomes," said CEFC CEO Ian Learmonth. "Smaller scale, mixed use Australian farms can reap considerable ...

Managing biodiversity loss a governance risk: Vontobel

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
The connection between biodiversity management and corporate management is becoming increasingly clear, and consumer impacts on biodiversity is both a risk and an opportunity, according to Vontobel Asset Management. Vontobel head of ESG and thought ...

La Trobe Financial goes carbon neutral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... projects. Nesci identified offset projects including Australian native reforestation activities such as the Yarra Yarra Biodiversity Corridor, Vintage 2020, and avoided deforestation projects such as the Rimba Raya Biodiversity Reserve Project, Indonesia ...
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