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Climate tech gets funding boost

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants scheme. 21 projects involving 91 entities received grants to solve problems ranging from healthcare to environment. The grants are part of a $51 million pool of funding available for short-term research collaborations ...

Global economists identify key risks for the decade ahead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... risks. Advancements in AI, quantum computing and biotechnology will provide partial solutions to some crises - such as healthcare, food security and climate mitigation - but drive inequality and widen the gap between the haves and have-nots. However ...

QIC secures US$300m SLL

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... billion across 22 international direct investments, QIC Infrastructure invests primarily in the transport, energy, and healthcare sectors. There are three key performance indicators linked to the sustainability-linked facility's interest rate margin. ...

Government introduces anti-slavery commissioner legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... modern slavery, but there will continue to be a need for active engagement by state and territory agencies such as healthcare, police and education," Cockayne added. "Here in NSW, we are pioneering new efforts to tackle modern slavery through more than ...

Clean tech bags big bucks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... ESG software provider CoolSan: Developers of a product which keeps food fresher for longer Medsalv: Aims to eliminate healthcare waste by creating safe, reusable medical devices Roger Sharp, Bupa APAC chief sustainability and corporate affairs officer ...

Most inclusive Aussie orgs named

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... Dominic Pym, specialist investment manager Ellerston Capital and private impact investment office Understorey Ventures. Healthcare company Bayer Group ANZ also made the list. CEO Ashraf Al-Ouf commented that the list is "a reminder that our differences ...

Investors warned on human rights risk in Israel-Hamas conflict

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... said. "Of particular importance is the obligation to protect and respect civilians and civilian objects, as well as healthcare workers and healthcare facilities." "Similarly, there have been, and continue to be, risks and responsibilities for businesses ...

HESTA releases 2023 AGM hit list

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... responses. The superfund now recognises the financial risks posed by climate change and its significant impact on the healthcare and community services sectors. The superfund has called on ASX 300 companies to halve greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and ...

Australian Unity inks sustainability-linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 11 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... broken down into three priority outcomes - lifelong wellness, with $802 million in value aligned to better access to healthcare and $180 million attributed to improved health outcomes; strong communities, with supporting living in place generating $317 ...

How investors manage risk in a new AI world

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 17 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... are those with large amounts of data," Pringle said. This includes regional banks, mid-tier finance entities, and the healthcare sector. On the other hand, the tech and service industries see countless opportunities. When assessing a company's AI ...
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