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RIAA: Green bonds broaden investor appeal

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... elsewhere," he said in an article he co-authored on the subject. In short, the new law will leave little wriggle room for greenwashing. In a separate development, this year marks the launch of the first Treasury Green Bond. The Australian Office of Financial ...

Funding green buildings risks greenwashing accusations

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... "business-as-usual" real assets that "meet minimum energy efficiency regulations" - leaving the banks "open to accusation of greenwashing". Between 44% and 72% of climate-related capital allocations flows to buildings. "Buildings are only truly green ...

RIAA: Sustainability goes mainstream

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... the Sydney Convention & Exhibition Centre on 1 & 2 May. Over two busy days, the conference will unpack topics like greenwashing, geopolitical risk, climate disclosures, nature positive, modern slavery, carbon offsets workplace culture, and more. "All ...

Impact investing drops down the list

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... biggest decline compared to other countries surveyed. Interestingly, the figures also revealed less concern about greenwashing. While over half of respondents said impact investing appealed to them (57%) - a fall from last year's survey (63%). In ...

Podcast: The international fight against greenwashing with John Pabon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Petrass welcomes sustainability expert John Pabon to discuss the importance of international collaboration in combating greenwashing. They discuss cultural attitudes, consumer awareness, and regulatory frameworks around greenwashing, and dissect Australia's ...

ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... activities in certain industries, including fossil fuels, when this was not always the case. "As ASIC's first greenwashing court outcome, the case shows our commitment to taking on misleading marketing and greenwashing claims made by companies in ...

Directors welcome new climate reporting regime

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... make better-informed investment decisions around climate risk - but some companies pushed back, citing fears around greenwashing litigation if they couldn't get their houses in order in time. Canberra proposed a three-year moratorium on private litigation ...

Members beef up ESG checks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... checking with independent verifiers whether investment products are ethical or not. With 78% now vigilant against greenwashing tactics - up from 72% in 2022 - the pressure is on for financial institutions to walk the talk and put their money where their ...

Greenwashing remains a priority: ASIC

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
The call to stamp greenwashing at the root may have the potentially unintended consequence of stopping big companies from doing a better job at tackling environmental risks, including climate change. It was a packed room last Thursday at the annual ...

Big super's plan on fossil fuel return

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... change and participating in investor collaborations such as Climate Action 100+." Morgan accused the super funds of greenwashing. "Members want to see their super fund sparing no effort to end Santos and Woodside's oil and gas expansion plans, and ...
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