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Companies fall short on net zero commitments: ClimateWorks

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... Australian companies are not yet ambitious enough for Australia to meet international obligations, or play its part in limiting global temperature rise. In their analysis, "companies are consistently underestimating how significant the change needs to ...

Australia among "least attractive" countries for green investment: report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... one of the least attractive countries for green investment, according to an assessment of G20 countries by three major global investor groups. The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), the Asian Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC), and Ceres ...

CEFC in $50m agri-platform investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... climate change. The CEFC made the allocation to the Transforming Farming Platform alongside an initial $50 million from global agricultural impact fund the Kempen SDG Farmland Fund. The platform will be managed by Gunn Agri Partners, an Australian-based ...

Baring Private Equity Asia inks multi-billion dollar SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) has established a sustainability linked loan (SLL) worth up to US$3.2, with initial commitments of approximately US$1.5 billion. The SLL facility is linked to sustainability performance targets that will reduce the ...

ESG managed funds see surging inflows: Calastone

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... inflow to ESG funds," said Calastone head of Australia and New Zealand Ross Fox. "Australia has lagged a long way behind its global peers in this area over the last two years, but this may be the beginning of the catch up. In the UK, almost $6 in every ...

HESTA, Lendlease back First Nations initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... will focus on strengthening Australia's First People's heritage laws. The First Nations Heritage Protection Alliance, the Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA), and the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) have created the Dhawura ...

Wayfinding for Ethical Investment

RODGER SPILLER  |  TUESDAY, 12 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... of 'developing people' was central to Rodger and Chellie's PhD research, and is increasingly considered by global ethical investment research firms. The webinar will explore how this development can occur professionally, personally and as ...

Corporate finance execs seeking greater ESG knowledge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
... measurements of risk, return and balance sheet activities. Climate change is particularly in focus in the lead up to COP26. "Global trends are showing that sustainability and climate are becoming a permanent part of doing business, including climate-related ...

CFA launches ESG certificate in Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
CFA Societies Australia has launched a world-first ESG investing certification for Australia. The CFA Institute Certificate in ESG Investing in Australia will offer investment professionals the benchmark knowledge and skills they require to integrate ...

Evidence of ESG's impact "inconclusive": Morningstar

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
The evidence that global equity ESG funds can improve returns or reduce risk on average is "inconclusive," according to Morningstar. Fund flows into sustainable investments is growing strongly. According to research from Rainmaker Information, a net ...
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