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Proxy adviser reforms overturned by Senate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
... counsel at Glass Lewis. "The new rules were unwarranted and did not promote a healthy system of corporate governance." CPA Australia general manager external affairs, policy and advocacy Jane Rennie welcomed the vote and said that the reforms would have ...

Accountants to play central role in ESG developments: CPA Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... architecture is expected to continue in 2022, and with it demand for accounting professionals with ESG skills, according to CPA Australia. CPA Australia predicts that more entities will set net zero commitments this year, and there will be greater scrutiny ...

COP26 week one: what Australians need to know

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... sustainability matters relevant to assessing enterprise value and making investment decisions," IFRS Foundation said. CPA Australia general manager external affairs Jane Rennie urged Australia to "get on board" with ISSB. "Historically, there's been ...

IFRS announces plan for comprehensive sustainability standards

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive as well as initiatives in the Americas and Asia-Oceania as examples. CPA Australia general manager external affairs Jane Rennie urged Australia to "get on board" with ISSB. "Historically, there's been ...

Corporate finance execs seeking greater ESG knowledge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... of members strongly agreed or agreed that we should provide education content to support them on climate change." CPA Australia cited similar sentiments. "In focus groups with our members, we identified a strong demand for ESG knowledge and practical ...

Accounting bodies commit to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... professional accounting bodies have joined international peers in a net zero greenhouse gas emissions initiative. CPA Australia and Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) have today joined 12 other global and national accounting bodies ...

More companies reporting on SDGs, but climate clarity needed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... action lack clarity, according to new research from RMIT University. The research study from RMIT University and CPA Australia on the top 150 Australian public-listed companies (ASX150) looked at sustainability report data from 2018-2020. The findings ...

FY22 budget proposes "technology not taxes" for climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... funding for climate adaptation projects in line with the creation of the National Recovery and Resilience Agency. CPA Australia's general manager external affairs, policy and advocacy Jane Rennie says this budget treats Australia's economy as an island ...

NZ climate disclosure legislation to affect Australian entities

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... leveraging the way the finance sector shapes the total economy, noted Jane Rennie, general manager external affairs, CPA Australia. "Although the direct application of the law is limited to around 200 organisations initially, it will have knock-on effects ...

Australia's Paris Agreement carbon commitments criticised

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
... holding warming below 2 degrees C, let alone with the Paris Agreement's stronger 1.5 degree C limit." Jane Rennie, CPA Australia general manager external affairs, policy and advocacy, said Australia had "stuck a spoke in the wheel" of an increasingly ...
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