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UBS nabs ex-UOB sustainability lead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Global financial services firm UBS has named Jiayun Fang as Southeast Asia social impact and philanthropy lead, group sustainability and impact. Fang has a background in sustainability, social impact, corporate philanthropy, diversity and inclusion ...

Fintech group nabs ESG lead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Louisa Scott has started as director of ESG for Automic Group, the financial services tech platform. She joins an existing team which includes another director-level consultant in the Sydney office, Owen Morrison. It is part of a growth drive in the ...

Funding green buildings risks greenwashing accusations

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... combined fund flows have been moved into SFT's by Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), National Australia Bank (NAB), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), and Westpac. CBA's target is $70 bn by 2030. It's current allocations to buildings are ...

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 ...

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 ...

Greenwashing remains a priority: ASIC

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... they've said [to their customers]?" In a later panel discussion, Philip Chronican, chair of the National Australia Bank (NAB) and non-executive director at Woolworths, picked up the debate by posing the unintended consequence of a regulatory clampdown ...

UniSuper makes property allocation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
UniSuper has acquired a $260 million warehouse, logistics and manufacturing development site that will target a 5-Star NABERS energy rating upon completion. The auction of surplus land from Orica in Deer Park, Melbourne has the potential to accommodate ...

NAB negotiates green loan with US-based renewables developer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... owner of Swift Current Energy, with the other owners being IFM Net Zero Infrastructure Fund and Lookout Ridge Energy Partners. NAB, Natixis and First Citizens Bank join existing lenders KeyBank, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) and Canadian Imperial ...

New advisory body for nature investment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Australasia (RIAA) CEO Simon O'Connor, ClimateWorks CEO Anna Skarbek, and Australian Land Conservation Alliance CEO Jody Gunn. NAB global sustainable finance head David Jenkins, ANZ sustainable finance head Katharine Tapley, Macquarie agriculture ...

Net zero roadmap shifts public service spending to green

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
The Australian public service will run on 100% renewable energy by 2030, whilst government office space that is purchased from 2026 onwards must have a 6-star NABERS energy rating as the Department of Finance releases its strategy to achieving net zero ...
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