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Companies at risk from modern slavery exposures beyond first tier

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Companies managing and reporting on modern slavery risks should focus on looking beyond tier one suppliers and making sure that grievance mechanisms are available for use. UBS recently held a panel discussion with Kimberley Randal, CEO of FairSupply ...

Australian government "faffing about" on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 16 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Australia is a "non-event" for institutional investors when it comes to investing in renewable energy and decarbonisation, according to Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners co-founder and managing partner David Scaysbrook. As COP26 came to a close on the ...

Measuring transition risk key to picking climate leaders: Aviva Investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... transition, assess vulnerability to transition risks, and guide their engagement with companies." Q&A with Rick Stathers, senior GRI Specialist and climate specialist, Aviva Investors Q: How does Aviva calculate transition risks of climate change? A ...

AXA IM looks to launch forestry fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
AXA Investment Managers is planning to launch a forestry fund off the back of acquiring an Australian forestry asset earlier this year. In July, AXA Investment Managers' Alts team aquired 24,000 hectares of Australian woodland, the Green Triangle ...

Companies failing harassment victims: ACSI

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
There are structural issues with the ways in which companies handle sexual harassment complaints which inherently discriminate against victims, the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) conference has heard. During a session, Julia Szlakowski ...

Supermarket group signs 10-year renewable deal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Woolworths Group has inked its first renewable power purchase agreement (PPA), which will cover around 30% of the company's NSW energy needs. Woolworths has signed a 10-year agreement to purchase power from CWP Renewables' new Bango wind farm outside ...

Enhanced ESG reporting linked to funding outcomes

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... four pillars - Principles of Governance, Planet, People, and Prosperity, and draw linkages to reporting standards including GRI, International Accounting Standards, SASB, the TCFD, CDSB and others. "Strength in ESG allows companies to access more investment ...

BlackRock, Temasek form partnership to invest in decarbonisation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock and Temasek will form an investment partnership that will seek to commit a combined US$600 million in late stage venture capital and early growth private equity with a focus on decarbonisation solutions. The investment partnership, Decarbonization ...

Investors confident in Australian renewables sector: MinterEllison

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors are "overwhelmingly confident" in the outlook for Australian renewables, with state and territory programs to stimulate renewable energy, according to MinterEllison. MinterEllison has published the Australian Renewables Report 2021, which ...

Coles sets net zero target with absolute emissions reductions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Supermarket giant Coles has committed to reducing its carbon emissions by more than 75% by 2030 and is aiming to do so without carbon offsets. Coles recently launched its refreshed sustainability strategy, which includes its climate change pillar, named ...
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