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Men, women in same occupation drive pay gap

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
A whopping 80% of the gender pay gap can be attributed to women being paid less than men within the same occupation, a new economic analysis shows. After analysing tax data, economic research organisation E61 Institute compared men and women of similar ...

Funding green buildings risks greenwashing accusations

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Climate Energy Finance (CEF) says buildings are the "low-hanging fruit" that make up the lion's share of the big four banks' sustainable finance target (SFT) of $385 billion by 2030 - while just 7% flows to financing clean energy and hard-to-abate sectors. ...

Larry Fink letter urges pragmatism

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
The BlackRock CEO's annual letter waxed poetic on the old age question, fear, and the savings strategy of stuffing money under mattresses. He also said the energy transition is not a straight line and requires "pragmatism". This means Larry Fink believes ...

Institutional investors shift gears amid "new market regime"

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Nuveen's latest global institutional investor survey shows that investors are adjusting risk management and asset allocation strategies due to geopolitical tensions, higher rates, market volatility, and upcoming elections, with three themes dominating ...

ASX 200 lacks sourcing transparency

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... governance, economic, social and environmental domains, as set out by the internationally recognised Global Reporting Index (GRI). The index used a 5-star rating system to rank how many GRI standards a company reports on, and how comprehensively. Assessed ...

Decarbonising aluminium key priority for Capral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Decarbonising aluminium's supply chain is a key business and industry aim for aluminium extruder and distributor Capral. Capral is Australia's largest aluminium extrusion business with 65,000 tonnes capacity, six manufacturing bases in Australia and ...

Amazon's Queensland operations to run off solar

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Global giant Amazon and an independent power producer have announced the commercial operation of a new 125-megawatt renewable energy project that will power Amazon operations, including data centres and fulfilment centres. This comes as Premier Steven ...

Queensland to boost clean economy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
The Sunshine State has introduced a new law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, roll-out renewable energy and cut pollution. Premier Steven Miles introduced the Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024 with a target of 75% below 2005 levels by 2035. The state's ...

Grok Ventures appoints new CEO

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 9 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Mike Cannon-Brookes' family office Grok Ventures has hired a new CEO while announcing it will focus all new capital into climate-related investments. Grok has named global funds management executive Tan Kueh as CEO, while Jeremy Kwong-Law will remain ...

NSW can achieve electricity reliability without coal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
There is no need to use taxpayer fund to keep Australia's biggest coal power plant open beyond its planned closure date in 2025 as the state of NSW has made "massive progress" on new renewable energy and battery capacity, according to think tank Climate ...
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