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Aware Super appoints ESG, product and insurance heads

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Aware Super's real estate arm has hired a new executive to lead its ESG effort. Emma Thomas is Head of ESG at Aware Real Estate which manages the superannuation fund's directly owned Australian property portfolio. Thomas is responsible for ESG ...

Canberra's new plan a winner for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Albanese's Future Made in Australia Act is a much-needed signal to promote competition, resiliency, productivity, and attract capital, investors say. The new on-shore manufacturing laws give the green light for superannuation funds and other institutional ...

Mercer nabs Aware sustainability expert

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Mercer Investments has appointed Guy Shearman as a senior sustainable investment analyst. Shearman joins from the $160 billion superannuation giant Aware Super, where he spent three years as a responsible investment analyst. Before that, he was an ESG ...

Canberra funds $111m EV transition

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Australia's two premier investment vehicles have allocated $55 million in a move aimed at attracting investment and boosting affordability. The Australian Federal Government's Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Australian Renewable Energy Agency ...

Funds SA hires ESG expert

ELIZABETH FRY  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Funds SA has appointed a new investment professional to sit within the responsible investment team. The investment arm of the South Australian government has welcomed Kana Thorpe to the newly created role of assistant portfolio manager for responsible ...

Podcast: Speaking truth to power on climate finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
On this episode, we're going to do a deeper dive into how we measure sustainable finance, and how we value the dollar impact of financing emissions-intensive activities. This is a key discussion point particularly as we look at Australia's sustainable ...

NSW can achieve electricity reliability without coal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
There is no need to use taxpayer fund to keep Australia's biggest coal power plant open beyond its planned closure date in 2025 as the state of NSW has made "massive progress" on new renewable energy and battery capacity, according to think tank Climate ...

Element Zero raises US$10M for zero-carbon iron

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
A Perth mineral technology company has raised US$10 million in seed funding to harness clean energy to process iron ore reportedly without producing carbon dioxide emissions. The funds will be used on research and development, engineering, and project ...

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 ...

COP28 key outcomes: what it means for finance

ROSE MARY PETRASS, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
After 36 hours of tense negotiations, the climate agreement for the first time calls on nations to "transition away" from fossil fuels - but does not explicitly call for a fossil fuel "phase out." The first UN Global Stocktake on climate has resulted ...
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