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Finance realignment urged as nature-positive trails 30:1

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... in Dubai, has seen an emphasis on nature-positive solutions that benefit women, workers, and the role of First Nations Peoples. Although less than 5% of the world population, Indigenous Peoples protect 80% of biodiversity globally. Yoon added that COP28 ...

Role for finance after No vote

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... connection to the land, there is a disconnect between legislated land ownership and the cultural views of First Nations Peoples when it comes to where developments should occur, and capital should flow, said Halls Creek Gija man Ben Ainsworth, director ...

Property investor GPT joins advanced RAP cohort

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 11 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... pathways and inclusion in the workplace, and increasing investment in businesses that are owned and operated by First Nations Peoples. The group will strengthen partnership activities to improve First Nations employment and support First Nations businesses ...

Three-fold bang for the buck when investing in research

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... critical technology and communications, environmental sustainability, food supply chains, social policy and First Nations peoples," said Zielke. Case studies such as the Onshore Lobster Aquaculture research project towards a more sustainable lobster ...

Social license or social-washing - weighing the value of public statements on the Voice

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... Voice to Parliament would be a constitutionally protected and permanent independent advisory body giving First Nations peoples the right to have a say on matters that affect them. Australia is the only first world nation with a colonial history that ...

NSW Modern Slavery Plan to build prevention capability

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUN 2023  |  NEWS
... commissioner also acknowledged the role of the state in colonial slavery in the 20th century perpetuated against First Nations Peoples. Sophie Otiende, CEO of the Global Fund to End Modern Slavery (GFEMS) and founder of Kenyan survivor-led collectives ...

Investing in First Nations People

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... week, investor confidence and trust were at the centre of the discussion. The session formed part of RIAA's First Nations Peoples Working Group is working to advance people's rights against systematic racism and elevate First Nations voices, and ...

Noted Aboriginal academic calls on business to back Voice

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAY 2023  |  NEWS
... recognition of a Voice to Parliament, which will inform policy and legal decisions that impact the lives of First Nations peoples, and support stronger relationships between business, investors and communities. Louise Davidson, CEO of ACSI called on ...

ASIC issues Indigenous Financial Services Framework

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 FEB 2023  |  NEWS
ASIC has acknowledged that First Nations peoples have been "prohibited and excluded from participating in the Australian financial system," and has published an Indigenous Financial Services Framework to support positive financial outcomes for First ...

Australia to introduce mandatory climate reporting

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 13 DEC 2022  |  NEWS
The federal government will seek to introduce mandatory climate risk reporting standards as a first step towards a more ambitious sustainable finance strategy next year. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced a consultation paper on climate risk reporting ...
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