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Greg Combet to depart Net Zero Economy Agency for Future Fund

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... replace Peter Costello as chair of the Future Fund, commencing mid-year. At a press conference in Canberra, treasurer Jim Chalmers said the appointment of Combet, who only recently relinquished his role as chair of IFM Investors to take up the role at ...

Treasury publishes climate disclosure legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... more informed investment decisions and lay the foundation for a stronger, more robust financial system," Treasurer Jim Chalmers said. "The government is taking a balanced approach with these changes following extensive consultation with industry, investors ...

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... climate change and biodiversity loss. #2: Government to fund sustainable finance taxonomy development April: Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced the government would co-fund the initial development phase of an Australian Sustainable Finance Taxonomy, in ...

Government sets stage for sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... green bonds will also be assessed against the Climate Bond Initiative where appropriate, framework noted. Treasurer Jim Chalmers announced the government's intention to issue green sovereign bonds earlier this year. The program will be managed by ...

Research flags need for comprehensive ESG reporting

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... mandatory in Australia from July 2024 for large entities, with smaller businesses to follow in 2027-2028. Treasurer Jim Chalmers recently announced the government will merge the three bodies that oversee financial reporting and set reporting standards ...

Government introduces anti-slavery commissioner legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Slavery Act 2018, which the government is currently considering," Dreyfus said. In this year's budget, Treasurer Jim Chalmers committed $8 million over four years to support the commissioner's establishment and operations. Earlier this year ...

Treasury proposes merger of accounting, audit bodies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... to make them "more efficient, effective and fit for purpose," a move that have caught some by surprise. Treasurer Jim Chalmers has announced that government will propose legislation to merge the three bodies that oversee financial reporting and set reporting ...

Treasury launches sustainable finance strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... legislation and industry outlined. "This is about improving financial market transparency and credibility," said Treasurer Jim Chalmers in a speech this morning. "Strengthening our capacity to assess climate-related financial risks and opportunities ...

AASB publishes climate-related disclosure standards draft

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 23 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... come into force in July, but requires legislation from Parliament to make climate reporting mandatory. Treasurer Jim Chalmers has previously announced that the federal government will do so. AASB has proposed additional modifications in its exposure ...

Industy veterans named to sustainable finance taxonomy working group

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 AUG 2023  |  NEWS
... achieve Australia's net-zero ambitions. ASFI is undertaking the initial taxonomy development phase, with Treasurer Jim Chalmers announcing earlier this year that the Australian government would co-fund the initial development phase. TTEG will work over ...
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