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Uncovering value in ESG improvers: Pengana

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Investing in companies that are early in improving their ESG performance can be "more powerful" for investment returns than investing in companies which are already considered ESG leaders, according to Pengana Capital. "Securities that transitioned ...

Fixing Australia's complicated carbon market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Australia's carbon market is "fragmented, inefficient and complicated," according to the Climate Change Authority (CCA). The CCA has released its Review of International Offsets, which finds that the international carbon market is still evolving. ...

Does Canberra's agenda align with sustainable investment?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Recently passed legislation to reduce carbon emissions 43% by 2030 in law is currently the most prominent example of the Labor government's new action on material ESG issues, but experts tell FS Sustainability that more is being done, even if it's ...

HESTA, ISPT invests in medical office development

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
HESTA and ISPT have invested $140 million to develop a medical office building in Melbourne, their first direct property acquisition in the healthcare and life sciences sector. ISPT and HESTA as mandate partner will co-develop an on-hospital-campus ...

CEFC, ANZ provide discount finance for SMEs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is allocating up to $200 million with ANZ to provide discounted clean energy finance to business customers. The investment is designed to encourage small to medium-sized (SME) businesses to invest in activities ...

APRA releases climate risk assessment results

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Almost 40% of banks, insurers and superannuation funds say climate-related events could have a "material or moderate impact on their direct operations," according to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). APRA has published the findings ...

Singapore to issue inaugural sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Singapore will issue its first sovereign green bond - the Green Singapore Government Securities (Infrastructure). The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that the green bond will shortly be launched via a syndicated book-building process ...

NGS Super divests from oil and gas producers

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
NGS Super has divested from more than $190 million in oil and gas exploration and production companies, predominately Woodside and Santos. The divestment is in line with the fund's announced target of a 35% reduction of Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon ...

ESG strong factor in M&A activity: PwC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
ESG considerations played an "unprecedented role" in the Australian mergers and acquisition market in 2021 and will continue to do so in future, according to PwC. ESG-led value creation is becoming as important as operational or commercial aspects in ...

Invest in sustainable development for positive return: RadiantESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Companies that are positively aligned with sustainable development show positive investment tailwinds, according to US investment management firm RadiantESG Recently, RadiantESG has been selected as sub-adviser on a US mutual fund with US$30 million ...
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