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Climate-committed investor group grows to $35tr AUM

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Investor support for climate action is on the rise, with the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) reporting a global membership increase representing more than 14.8 million beneficiaries, up from eight million four years ago. The group, which brings ...

Ad industry proposes greenwashing code

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The peak body for Australia's advertisers is taking on greenwashing via a new draft code. The Australian Association of National Advertisers (AANA) has released an exposure draft Environmental Claims Code that they say will form an integral part of ...

ACCC issues greenwashing guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has released final guidance on greenwashing while flagging that emissions and offsetting claims are in the spotlight next year. The principles comprise the ACCC's final guidance on environmental ...

AustralianSuper rejects latest Brookfield overture

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 13 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... acquiring the energy giant. "AustralianSuper has rejected an eleventh hour and unsolicited letter received from the Brookfield and EIG consortium today and has reaffirmed that it will be voting against the Origin Energy (Origin) takeover," the super ...

Brookfield ups the ante on Origin by $1.2bn

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... investor AustralianSuper. Brookfield, in conjunction with consortium partners GIC, Temasek and MidOcean, an LNG company formed by EIG, upped its offer for Origin energy by 69 cents to $9.53, an increase of 8% on the bid made earlier this year. "We have ...

NSW Anti-slavery commissioner raises alarm on ASX risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
ASX-listed companies have a higher level of forced labour risk in their operations than other developed countries, according to the NSW independent anti-slavery commissioner. Speaking at the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) Phil ...

Investors up the ante on company biodiversity risks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
A global cohort of 190 institutional investors representing $23.6 trillion in assets under management have sent letters to 100 companies it will engage on nature and biodiversity loss across eight key sectors. Participants in global investor engagement ...

Climate risk or opportunity for insurance sector

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 5 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
Insurance leaders have reframed the challenge of climate risk as an opportunity, stating that physical risk from climate change is not the biggest challenge to insurance. Finity Consulting principal Rade Musulin and Swiss Reinsurance head of property ...

Climate fund assets reach half a trillion dollars

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 3 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
The world is failing to limit warming to 1.5°C - yet climate transition funds are gaining traction, with assets in open-end and exchange-traded funds with a climate focus now reaching US$534 billion. Boosted by inflows and product development, assets ...

Australian Ethical crowned most sustainable

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Investment management company Australian Ethical has been identified as the asset manager most committed to sustainability. Morningstar's ESG Commitment Level Landscape report assessed 108 asset managers worldwide. Just eight were identified as in the ...
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