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Personal views influence climate decision-making

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Australian and Asia Pacific financiers see reputational risk as a greater concern than the social and environmental impacts of the companies in which they invest. Personal views on climate are influencing investment decision-making, with financiers ...

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 ...

Climate tech gets funding boost

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 20 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
A swathe of climate-related technology firms have received the tick of approval from the federal government's Cooperative Research Centres Projects (CRC-P) Grants scheme. 21 projects involving 91 entities received grants to solve problems ranging from ...

ASX companies boosting ESG staff, oversight: Perennial

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... also committing to Reconciliation Action Plans (RAPs), and O'Neill noted that Perennial is currently working on its second RAP, an Innovate plan. "We have already seen some of our portfolio companies adopt RAP framework which is great. "There is going ...

Australia climbs quickly on climate policy development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Australia ranked as the sixth country in terms of climate policy developments in 2023, but experts are concerned that the country is "playing catch up". At the top of the Inevitable Policy Response (IPR)'s list was the US with 38 policy developments ...

BlueScope receives funding for lower emissions project

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
BlueScope Steel and LIBERTY Steel Australia have received a combined total of $200 million in grant funding from the federal government for projects that will lower emissions in steel production. The funding is drawn from the government's Powering the ...

A rising tide for blue bond investment: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Although the current market for blue bonds is "nascent", the potential demand for bonds whose use of proceeds fund ocean-friendly and clean water projects could grow rapidly in tandem with the increased investor and corporate focus on biodiversity ...

Carbon markets heat up

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The beginning of 2024 has seen a maturing carbon market attracting greater attention from stakeholders across various sectors, indicating a surge in demand in both voluntary and compliance markets. Xpansiv invests in Evident US energy market infrastructure ...

Growing scope for investing in natural capital: bfinance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Global investment consultancy bfinance has identified more than 50 asset managers globally who are investing in natural capital. bfinance reported that at a global level, there were more client searches for natural capital manager in 2023 than real ...
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