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Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... not taxes" approach the federal government has taken to managing climate change. I n the May budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg affirmed a series of allocations under Australia's Technology Investment Roadmap, including $275.5 million to accelerate ...

FY22 budget proposes "technology not taxes" for climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... federal budget underlined the government's focus on "technology, not taxes" to manage climate change, with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announcing a further $1.6 billion commitment to drive abatement of greenhouse gas emissions. Delivering the 2021/2022 ...

Trustees squeezed by competing climate risk pressures

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 6 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... Guide CPG 229 Climate Change Financial Risks (CPG 229) and legislation to reform proxy voting raised by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg earlier this week. "When [super fund trustees] talk about active ownership, we simply cannot go and talk to every company ...

Government to launch inquiry into financial sector and climate risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
... inquiry, which media reports say will be chaired by MP George Christensen, a climate change sceptic. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has backed the inquiry, which was requested by Federal Resources Minister Keith Pitt. "It is only appropriate that the Parliament ...

Waste and recycling legislation to foster circular economy: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... according to EY. Yesterday, Parliament passed legislation mooted during the October budget speech by Treasurer Josh Frydenberg. Beginning 1 January 2021, there will be a progressive ban on the export of waste, starting with unprocessed glass, and including ...

Government reforms aim for increased super transparency

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... might impinge on funds' ability to use ESG investing strategies. In Tuesday's budget speech, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg introduced the Your Super, Your Future package, including a new duty on trustees to act in the best financial interests of ...

Ban on waste export presents risks, opportunities

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
... facilities brings strategic risks and opportunities for companies and investors In Tuesday's budget speech, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announced that commencing 1 January 2021, there will be a progressive ban on the export of waste, starting with unprocessed ...

Governance Institute backs recommendations for virtual AGMs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
... basis, as well as amendments to allow for the electronic signature and execution of legal documents. Treasurer Josh Frydenberg extended emergency COVID-19 measures to permit virtual AGMs and electronic signatures through the end of 2020, but Megan Motto ...

Challenges to Carbon Capture and Storage adaptation in Australia: Credit Suisse

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 13 APR 2017  |  NEWS
... to be what holds back the widespread use of CCS." Credit Suissse notes Federal Energy and Environment Minister, Josh Frydenberg, "has described CCS as 'absolutely critical' to deal with carbon dioxide," but notes that Australian CCS projects "have struggled ...

Australia to implement EITI standard

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 MAY 2016  |  NEWS
... gas and mining sectors. Foreign Minister Julie Bishop and Minister for Resources, Energy and Northern Australia Josh Frydenberg announced the federal government's intention to implement the reporting initiative. The initiative drives improved governance ...
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