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2021 theme in review: human rights

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
Sitting in the liminal space between the old and the new year, it is a time to reflect on these issues and consolidate recent news into a narrative. One of these mega-issues is human rights. Without a doubt, climate change, its impacts and the transition ...

Australian government "faffing about" on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 16 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Australia is a "non-event" for institutional investors when it comes to investing in renewable energy and decarbonisation, according to Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners co-founder and managing partner David Scaysbrook. As COP26 came to a close on the ...

COP26 week two: impacts for Australians

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Even as country delegations at COP26 got down to the business of negotiations, there was still room for dramatic announcements, with the US and China issuing a joint announcement committing to "enhanced climate actions" through the 2020s in the context ...

Centre women in product design, COP26: Janus Henderson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Putting women into design roles and leadership positions can add value to companies through increased innovation and more inclusive products and services, according to Janus Henderson. Sustainability analyst Amarachi Seery noted that women own 75% of ...

COP26 week two: negotiations focus on carbon markets, reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 9 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
The second week of negotiations at COP26 will build on the announcements by world leaders and could yield significant progress around reporting on country commitments and progress to contain climate change. The G20 World Leader's Summit in Rome ...

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 ...

Human rights, trust, climate risk top sustainability agenda for 2019

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 FEB 2019  |  NEWS
With the closing of January and the end to summer holidays, sustainability professionals and investors are gearing up for another busy year ahead, with experts telling The Sustainability Report that first year of the Modern Slavery Act, wider human ...

IGCC, investor groups issue updated guide for oil and gas industry

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 NOV 2016  |  NEWS
The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) and other global investor bodies have updated their guide to investor expectation for the oil and gas industry. Emma Herd, CEO, IGCC I nvestor Expectations for Oil and Gas Companies: Transition to a Lower ...

Australian cities disclose emissions data to CDP cities program

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 AUG 2016  |  NEWS
More than 500 cities representing 621 million citizens are reporting on their climate change-related activities, according to the CDP. CDP has issued its annual cities report, and noted that 533 cities have reported data to the CDP, an increase of 70% ...

AXA IM hires Alix Chosson to responsible investment team

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 JUL 2016  |  NEWS
AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has hired Alix Chosson to its responsible investment team. Matt Christensen, global head of responsible investment, AXA IM Chosson has been hired as energy fundamentals analyst, will be based in London and reports to ...
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