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Canberra's new plan a winner for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... for beneficiaries and avoid capital flight, Australia must compete globally for investment. The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) managing director of policy, Erwin Jackson, commented: "With the right policy settings in place, Australian companies ...

Three innovations to fix carbon market

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... changes that are on the horizon. "This report underscores the role they can play in contributing to the fight against climate change and biodiversity loss, both now and in the future."

Upskill needed as mandatory reporting looms

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... assessments into the finance function," Gorton said. Nic Cola, RMIT CEO commented: "The topics of sustainability and climate change have been gaining momentum for a number of years as businesses adapt to the impacts of climate change and support the ...

Borrowers pressured for plans as Scope 3 left in dust

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... companies on the Climate Action 100+ focus list. The data was released in the 2023 Citi Climate Report: Our Approach to Climate Change and Net Zero. In nearly half of cases, Citi cited an "absence of a substantive transition plan," and a lack of Scope ...

MLC Life hires from U Ethical

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... certification program and policy advocacy working group, she has also been involved with, the Investor Group on Climate Change and Investors Against Slavery and Trafficking. Lucchese has also held numerous board directorships addressing climate and ethics ...

Canberra acts on billion-dollar net zero plan

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... program will be delivered by the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) in collaboration with the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW). ARENA CEO Darren Miller said solar is now Australia's cheapest form of ...

Shared Value founder heads up regional alliance

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... takes her experience to regional collaboration efforts. Steel now announces she has joined the South East Councils Climate Change Alliance (SECCCA) as CEO effective February. SECCCA is a collaboration of nine councils in Victoria's south-east taking ...

Historic data stymies climate risk pricing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Institutional investors warn that the current methodologies for pricing climate change risk are inadequate and often lead to unintended outcomes and risk-and-return trade-offs, the head of responsible investing research at a specialist global asset ...

Fund managers "eagerly" await green Treasury bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... Eligibility criteria for financing includes strong alignment with the Australian government's three key green goals: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and improved environmental outcomes. Betashares responsible investments director ...

Members beef up ESG checks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... controversies and headlines made them consider whether their investments are contributing to human rights abuses (48%) or climate change (48%). On the environment front, net zero looms large: 76% want their banks and funds to make formal commitments ...
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