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Tracking nature: finance lags on biodiversity

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Major financial intuitions and companies are falling behind on global deforestation, as the EU enacts a new law to protect and restore nature. 75% of the Earth's land surface has been significantly altered by human activities, according to the UN Environment ...

Paris overshoot: are investors prepared?

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
In the face of projections that 2024 is set to surpass the 1.5°C Paris Agreement threshold, experts are concerned that investors are unprepared for the escalating risks associated with climate change. Investors navigate these risks by employing models ...

QIC secures US$300m SLL

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... finance facility into a US$300 million sustainability-linked loan (SLL). Lenders are Commonwealth Bank of Australia, ANZ, ING Group, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Mizuho Bank, Scotia, and Bank of China. The SLL ...

Finance realignment urged as nature-positive trails 30:1

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
Global public and private funding directly damages nature reached US$7 trillion per year, while funding with a positive impact reached $200 billion last year - a 30-fold gap. New research from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) compared ...

Impax launches global fund down under

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 9 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
The UK-based specialist asset manager has launched its Global Opportunities Fund in Australia, offering local investors access to global sustainable investment opportunities. The Impax Global Opportunities Fund is an all-cap global equities product ...

Podcast: Ramping up impact on climate and biodiversity - Ingrid Kukuljan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
In this episode of The Greener Way, we're talking with Ingrid Kukuljan, the head of impact and sustainability at Federated Hermes. Ingrid is responsible for the construction and management of the portfolios within Federated Hermes' impact and sustainability ...

Data centre operator refinances multi-billion-dollar sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... acted as joint Sustainability Structuring Agents for the SLL refinance. The three financing institutions, along with DBS, ING, Morgan Stanley and MUFG, also acted as mandated lead arrangers, underwriters and bookrunners for the loan. "Deutsche Bank is ...

Renewables round up: BlackRock launches US$1.9b NZ renewables fund

ROSE MARY PETRASS, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... which includes US$695 million in construction and tax equity bridge loans and an US$84 million letter of credit facility. ING acted as the Green Loan Structuring Agent and Wilmington Trust acted as the Collateral Agent and Depositary Agent. Swift Current ...

Are indexes the next target for greenwashing investigations?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
ASIC's latest action against Vanguard for allegations of greenwashing in a bond fund raises the question of whether the market regulator will crack down on index providers and other third-party service providers for greenwashing as well. Last month ...

IIGCC, TPI Centre launch Bank Net Zero Standard

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 13 JUN 2023  |  NEWS
... include Bank of America, Bank of China, Barclays, BNP Paribas, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Deutschebank, Goldman Sachs, HSBC, ING, and JP Morgan. The assessments will highlight progress and areas for improvement on the bank's stated climate-related policies ...
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