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Companies fall short on net zero commitments: ClimateWorks

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Dexus and Fortescue have climate commitments that fully align with the goal of containing climate change to 1.5 degrees C, according to new analysis from ClimateWorks Australia. ClimateWorks has published Corporate action for 1.5 degrees: best practice ...

Australia among "least attractive" countries for green investment: report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... investment, according to an assessment of G20 countries by three major global investor groups. The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), the Asian Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC), and Ceres released the G20 Countries' Climate Policy Report ...

CEFC in $50m agri-platform investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... sustainable farming platform aimed at using data-driven practices to make farms more productive and resilient to climate change. The CEFC made the allocation to the Transforming Farming Platform alongside an initial $50 million from global agricultural ...

Paradice Investment Management hires ESG analyst

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... work we have done in relation to company assessments and engagement on the specific issues of modern slavery and climate change is something we are very proud of," he said. Paradice recently joined several Climate Action 100+ investor working groups ...

Baring Private Equity Asia inks multi-billion dollar SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... reduce the interest rate of the loan if BPEA can achieve the objectives, primarily linked to gender diversity and climate change. The facility will support BPEA's private equity investment platform. On gender diversity, BPEA will require its portfolio ...

Climate change "a first-order risk": RBA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Guy Debelle called climate change "a first-order risk for the financial system", with broad-ranging impacts on Australia. Debelle also warned while there has only been "isolated examples" of divestment from ...

Carbon offsets essential to net zero ambitions: Grattan Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... emissions that we put in is matched by a tonne we pull out of the atmosphere," said Grattan Institute's energy and climate change program director Tony Wood. The report outlines six recommendations for government policies. In addition to setting ...

Corporate finance execs seeking greater ESG knowledge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... risk and return considerations. The impacts of COVID-19, human rights risks like modern slavery and the urgency of climate change considerations have refocused the minds of finance professionals, rising up the management chain to include CFOs. But many ...

Accounting bodies commit to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... members have signed the Net Zero Commitment. In joining the initiative, the two accounting bodies acknowledge that climate change is an economic risk and the accounting profession plays a significant role in tackling the challenges created by climate ...

Managing biodiversity loss a governance risk: Vontobel

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... improve practices in the consumer staples sector. "Our growth as a species has led to consumption and that leads to climate change and pressure on biodiversity," Roc-Sennett said. "It basically become a large feedback loop - the more we warm the climate ...
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