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Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... emphasised CCS and CCUS as technological solutions to allow further use of fossil fuels while meeting the aims of the Paris Agreement to contain global warming to less than 2 degrees C. In a session at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration ...

Activist group files climate resolution to AGL AGM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... Responsibility (ACCR) has filed a shareholder resolution with AGL Energy requesting targets that are aligned with the Paris Agreement for both of the proposed demerged companies. The resolution will request AGL set short, medium and long-term targets ...

QSuper members call for greater climate action

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... super funds. "... Their stated position is simply that they'll try to achieve net zero by 2050 and align with the Paris Agreement, but behind that, there's no credible plan and short term targets to keep the fund aligned with those goals." QSuper member ...

New firm to address nature-based solution market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
... in demand for nature-based solutions," said Biodiverse Carbon CEO, Todd Berkinshaw. "To achieve the world's Paris Agreement goals, we're going to see the voluntary carbon market scale up 15 times over the next ten years. "To achieve the climate ...

Net zero: How to separate truth from marketing

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 20 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... it's not just companies making these commitments, investors are now committing to net zero in line with the Paris Agreement - especially institutional investors like super funds. And this could change the quality of action from companies to decarbonise ...

Unite the league: investors join climate coalition

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... and practical actions these organisations are taking to address climate risk and help achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement. "We are proud to have our first bank partner on board as the initiative progressively moves from an initial focus on investors ...

FTSE Russell hires Jo Saleeba to head sustainable investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 11 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
... prioritising sustainable investments and the transition of portfolios to low carbon sectors in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement," Saleeba says. "High quality indices and data are an essential part of the investor toolkit and I look forward ...

APRA emphasises "compounding effect" of climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... that it does not create new requirements or obligations. "Since the Australian government became a party to the Paris Agreement, APRA has been raising awareness of climate-related risks to the financial sector," says APRA Chair Wayne Byres. "Given the ...

Assessing ambition of green bonds: BNP Paribas Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... "We're trying to say, where is the issuer going in the next few years? Is the direction of travel aligned with the Paris Agreement, or some kind of international benchmarks for plastic recycling or waste management?" The second part to measuring ambition ...

Green bond boom, but investors look to value proposition

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... increase versus 2019, driven by investors, companies, regulators and governments aligning behind the goals of the Paris Agreement. Issuance of green, social and sustainable bonds is soaring, from USD 565 billion in 2019 to USD 732 billion in 2020. While ...
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