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Aware and Macquarie partner on green finance

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Aware Super has inked a US$50 million deal to buy a speciality infrastructure finance company alongside Macquarie Asset Management's (MAM) Green Investment Group (GIG). Aware's private equity team will co-invest in Galway Sustainable Capital (GSC) ...

Rest makes another impact investment allocation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Rest is $150 million closer to reaching its impact investment target after allocating to a listed equity fund. Rest has invested in an international listed equities strategy run by Ninety-One, which "aims to achieve long-term total returns by investing ...

Family businesses see ESG driving future: Grant Thornton

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
A large percentage of family-owned business that expect "notable" future revenue growth are acting on ESG and sustainability strategies, linking embracing sustainability with long term success, according to research from Grant Thornton. According to ...

Podcast: Driving net zero in infrastructure - Niall Mills

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
In this episode brought to you by Igneo Infrastructure Partners, part of First Sentier Investors, we're talking poles, wires and utilities - the infrastructure sector. Infrastructure is one of those asset classes that is heavily exposed to the risks ...

Australian Unity to assist as trustees in compensation deal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Australian Unity has been engaged in distributing $27.5m federal government compensation to falsely imprisoned Indonesian children. Australian Unity Trustees will assist in distributing the money to "as many as 240 Indonesian victims, who were wrongfully ...

AI trumps climate as chief risk factor: economists

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Work on climate continues quietly in the background, while AI, geopolitical risk and the stickiness of inflation take centre stage. That's the takeaway from the Financial Standard annual Chief Economists Forum this week where Nicki Hutley, independent ...

Decarbonising aluminium key priority for Capral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Decarbonising aluminium's supply chain is a key business and industry aim for aluminium extruder and distributor Capral. Capral is Australia's largest aluminium extrusion business with 65,000 tonnes capacity, six manufacturing bases in Australia and ...

Japan issues first climate transition bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
In a world first, Japan's JPY1.6 trillion (US$11 billion) Climate Transition Bond will launch with proceeds going to fund Japan's carbon neutrality investment roadmap. The bond is certified under the Climate Bonds Standard, which assures environmental ...

Final text of EU ESG laws released

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
The European Union has published the final text on the transparency and integrity of environmental, social and governance rating activities. It requires alignment for entities outside of the EU that trade on the EU market. The regulations hope to increase ...

Stewart Investors joins Responsible Minerals initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... on systemic ESG issues that matter," said Principles for Responsible Investment director of stewardship Paul Chandler. "The PRI welcomes the improved access, and the opportunity to develop best practice, that this development from the newly created RMI ...
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