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AOFM launches first Green Treasury Bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... UBS AG, Australia Branch, and Westpac Banking Corporation are Joint Lead Managers (JLMs) for the issue. Australia's green bond program has been eagerly awaited, with fund managers saying it will ensure capital is deployed to sustainable projects. The ...

Budget 2024: Regulators given boost to combat misconduct, cybersecurity

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The government will provide $17.3 million over four years to ASIC and APRA to combat greenwashing and other related financial misconduct and help further develop Australia's sustainable finance market. In a bid to promote the development of sustainable ...

J.P. Morgan vows $2.5 tn for sustainable development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024  |  NEWS
The US banking giant will bolster its sustainable development financing through to the end of the decade, including $1 trillion for green initiatives. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co estimates that the allocation of capital needed to fund the net zero transition ...

RIAA: Green bonds broaden investor appeal

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... launched the first of only two industry consultations on how financial institutions can gain their approved status as a green bond issuer in the EU. While the process is strictly under the so-called European Union Green Bond regulation, other countries ...

Fund managers "eagerly" await green Treasury bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... adaptation, and improved environmental outcomes. Betashares responsible investments director Greg Liddell said the Treasury Green Bond has been "eagerly" awaited. "Treasury has developed a robust green bond framework aligned with international standards ...

Key sector could boost economy by $100 billion

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
A peak body says Australia could become a powerhouse if investors are more willing to take a chance on funding innovation. Australia risks becoming a nation of consumers rather than creators "paying rent" to the rest of the world, with research and ...

Green bond investors left in the dark

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Green bond investors find themselves navigating blind due to the lack of standardised emissions reporting methodologies, a specialist global asset manager has revealed. These impact bonds, designed to finance environmentally beneficial projects, also ...

Growth in green bond issuance brings choice, challenges

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... issuance that is not there yet. For example, if you look at the environmental side, if you are investing in a mainly green bond portfolio, say, you may invest in companies that are not there yet in the transition, and have perhaps a fairly high carbon ...

Hazardous chemicals a key challenge for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Investors should actively engage chemical companies, push for transparency, and allocate capital towards reductions in hazardous chemical production and its removal from the environment through innovative funding mechanisms such as green bonds. Global ...

Sunshine state issues $2.75bn green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) has issued a $2.75 billion 10-year green bond. The bond, which has a yield of 4.75%, has a rating of AA+ (Stable) by S&P Global and Aa1 (Stable) by Moody's Investors Service and takes QTC's total term debt ...
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