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Australian Shareholders' Association issues net zero policy for companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... its first climate change policy, the ASA called upon ASX200 companies to align their emissions targets to the Paris Agreement, commit to sustainability practices across ESG issues, define a pathway to achieve these goals, measure progress towards them ...

HESTA "unlikely to support" AGL demerger without faster closure of coal-fired stations

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 MAY 2022  |  NEWS
... not convinced the proposed AGL demerger will achieve emissions reduction and coal asset closure aligned with the Paris Agreement, nor that AGL's plans provide an equitable transition for affected workers or communities," said HESTA CEO Debby Blakey. ...

Investor backing for Say on Climate votes: ACCR

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 APR 2022  |  NEWS
... rewarding companies for transparency and their "direction of travel" as opposed to how their plans will align with the Paris Agreement, said ACCR director of climate and environment Dan Gocher. "The answer we hear a lot is 'direction of travel'," he ...

"Alarming" lack of capex alignment to 1.5C goals: Climate Action100+

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 31 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... corporate greenhouse gas emitters with the aim of those companies aligning their businesses with the aims of the Paris Agreement. Fourteen Australian companies are part of the focus list - Adbri, AGL Energy, BHP Billiton, BlueScope Steel, Boral, Incitec ...

Budget "misses opportunity" to address sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... This starts with a review of Australia's nationally determined contributions and ensuring it is in line with the Paris Agreement before COP27. Meeting the 2050 net-zero target can only be achieved if robust targets for 2030 are in place." Schoch also ...

New Forests Asia fund reaches $120 million first close

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... biodiversity conservation into TAFF2's plantation forestry portfolio. The impact activities are closely linked to the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. New Forests' objective is to demonstrate that asset management integrating ...

CBA highlights strong demand for ACCUs in push to expand carbon market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... now." Mundy noted that there is still uncertainty on how countries will embed the commitments of Article 6 of the Paris Agreement, which deals with how countries use carbon credits from emissions reductions projects, which will impact on how carbon credits ...

New Forests calls for demand and supply integrity on carbon credits

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 DEC 2021  |  NEWS
... purchaser of carbon credits is using it as part of a "credible strategy" in line with achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement. New Forests manages $6 billion in assets across 1 million hectares (2.4 million acres) of investments. New Forests' ...

Not all net zero targets created equal: Maple-Brown Abbott

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Global listed infrastructure companies will be key to reaching the goals of the Paris Agreement, but net zero target announcements should be critically examined by investors, according to Maple-Brown Abbott. While many companies have outlined some variation ...

COP26 week two: impacts for Australians

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
... issuing a joint announcement committing to "enhanced climate actions" through the 2020s in the context of the Paris Agreement. The announcement by U.S. special climate envoy John F. Kerry and Chinese special climate envoy Xie Zhenhua cooperation included ...
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