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Japan issues first climate transition bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
In a world first, Japan's JPY1.6 trillion (US$11 billion) Climate Transition Bond will launch with proceeds going to fund Japan's carbon neutrality investment roadmap. The bond is certified under the Climate Bonds Standard, which assures environmental ...

NAB negotiates green loan with US-based renewables developer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
National Australia Bank was one of four parties serving as joint lead arrangers on a deal that saw a US-based renewable energy developer increase its revolving credit facility as a green loan. Houston-based Swift Current Energy upped its US$225 million ...

VC initiative to catalyse AgTech for climate solutions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The federal government is backing a commericalisation initiative that will identify and fund projects to enhance drought resilience in Australian agriculture. Beanstalk AgTech has received a $10 million grant to develop the Drought Venture Studio, which ...

Global economists identify key risks for the decade ahead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Ahead of its annual meeting in Davos next week, the World Economic Forum (WEF) revealed an ominous outlook for the next decade: the world faces looming crises driven by compounding economic, societal and natural collapse. Economists warn we are entering ...

World Bank breaks record with US$5b sustainable development bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The World Bank has launched a $5 billion, seven-year bond set to mature in January 2031. The international development bank seeks to end extreme poverty and promote prosperity, with funds raised by the bond to be used towards furthering Sustainable ...

Climate Change Authority releases ACCU and NGERS reviews

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
The Albanese government has received the final reports of two reviews into the National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (NGER) Scheme and the Carbon Credits (Carbon Farming Initiative) Act 2011. The Climate Change Authority (CCA) is required to review ...

Capacity Investment Scheme expansion to jolt renewable energy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
Investors support the federal government's announcement of an expansion to the Capacity Investment Scheme (CIS) to 32 GW of renewable energy - up from 9 GW - to enable the federal renewable energy target of 82% by 2030. Federal Climate and Energy ...

Only one sector set to meet emissions reduction targets

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
The global push for emissions reduction is failing across most sectors, with all but two increasing emissions and widening gaps to targets. Steel has emerged as the most successful performer, with emissions reduced at more than the rate needed to achieve ...

Regional renewable investments ramp up

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
This week saw new deals for renewables projects across the country amid concerns around a critical skills shortage in the sector. $3b Rewiring the Nation deal to power WA industry The federal government will spend $3 billion on Western Australia's ...

Bridging the ESG gap: strategies for institutional investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 28 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
Institutional investors worldwide face a moment of truth for their commitment to improving ESG. Over 4000 investors and managers representing US$120 trillion in assets under management have now signed on to the UN-backed Principles for Responsible Investment ...
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