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Fixing Australia's complicated carbon market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Australia's carbon market is "fragmented, inefficient and complicated," according to the Climate Change Authority (CCA). The CCA has released its Review of International Offsets, which finds that the international carbon market is still evolving. ...

Does Canberra's agenda align with sustainable investment?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... been flowing into sustainable investments, according to BT's head of ESG and sustainability Jessie Pettigrew. "Climate change, diversity equity and inclusion, First Nations people, biodiversity - they're all areas that a group of investors have been ...

FS Sustainability launches The Greener Way Podcast

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... of news and analysis covering how investors and companies make decisions that impact on people and planet. From climate change to biodiversity, human rights and modern slavery to corporate purpose and governance, the weekly digital-first publication ...

APRA releases climate risk assessment results

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... how institutions are aligning their practices with the expectations outlined in Prudential Practice Guide CPG 229 Climate Change Financial Risks. Released last November, CPG 229 provides APRA-regulated entities with guidance on managing the financial ...

Pact Group commits to reducing emissions 50% by 2030

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... leader of the circular economy, it is our responsibility to ensure we contribute positively to the global action on climate change," said Pact Group CEO and managing director Sanjay Dayal. "Our 50% reduction target also means we are aligning ourselves ...

ESG product definitions a matter for legislation: ASIC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... practices. "We really think companies ought to be taking quite a proactive and probative approach to thinking about climate change risk and what it means for their business, and then seeing that flow through their governance, and strategy and risk management ...

New Zealand XRB releases final climate reporting paper

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
... and targets. The release of the consultation paper is "a significant milestone towards ensuring the effects of climate change are actively and routinely considered in business, investment, and lending decisions," said XRB chief executive April Mackenzie. ...

COP27 preview: loss and damage, action on commitments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
The next UN Climate Change Conference (COP27) in November is expected to focus on implementing commitments made at last year's conference, with the role of countries like Australia as well as investors and business to become enhanced. In preparation ...

Stewart Investors identifies progress to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
... that more than half of its portfolio is invested in companies that are making direct or indirect contributions to climate change solutions, while building towards a net zero 2050 target. The Sustainable Funds Group, which managed US$21.5 billion as of ...

CEFC, Qantas Super back low carbon "enabler" fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
... economy transition to net zero emissions. "A growing urgency is required to tackle the causes and consequences of climate change and this is recognised by investors such as CEFC and Qantas Super with whom we are proud to be partnering with to address ...
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