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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 ...
Macquarie Asset Management joins net zero initiative
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 30 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... of the asset management industry's response to climate change is critical to delivering on the aims of the Paris Agreement and protecting the global financial system from systemic physical and transitional risks," said Emma Herd, chief executive ...
Say on climate a "milestone moment" for ASX companies
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... companies to press for actions to align companies with setting net-zero targets by mid-century in line with the Paris Agreement. It is expected that other companies will follow. Non-binding resolutions have been used in other areas and other jurisdictions ...
Companies making net zero commitments they need to keep: investors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... emitters in the world - on their plans to decarbonise their companies, operations and products in line with the Paris Agreement. For the benchmark Transition Pathway Initiative (TPI), assessed 159 focus companies assessed across nine key indicators. ...
What's in a name: evaluating the goals behind net zero targets
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... time are an emissions reduction targets, which typically involves attempting to reduce emissions in line with the Paris Agreement," said Louise Lew, head of sustainable investment - Australia, Willis Towers Watson. "This means starting with current emission ...
Super, fund manager lends muscle to net zero target
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... fund. The commitment aligns with targeting a 1.5 degree Celsius limit on global temperature increases and the Paris Agreement's ambitions. "We believe that climate change is both a financial risk and an opportunity, and aligning our portfolios with a ...
Assessing climate risk in corporate bond portfolios
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
... mining, we would look to invest a minimum of 70% in companies that are aligned, or committed to align, to the Paris Agreement"
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