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HSBC, partners to identify blue carbon projects

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Australia have partnered to identify projects to leads towards the issuance of blue impact bonds and other assets. Blue Impact Bonds for Nature will be funded by an US$800,000 grant from HSBC. TNC Australia will ...

Singapore Stock Exchange to launch carbon exchange

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
The Singapore Exchange (SGX) is developing a carbon exchange and marketplace with an aim to launch by the end of 2021. SGX, in conjunction with DBS, Standard Chartered and Temasek, are developing Climate Impact X (CIX), aimed at providing entities with ...

Client demand pushing action on ESG conversation: RIAA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 27 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Retail investor demand for ESG products across the spectrum is intensifying, but advisers are still working to incorporate questions to figure out their clients' appetite for products in the ethical space. Moving from conversation to action, and ...

Earth Day brings tidings of climate change commitments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Timed to commemorate Earth Day 2021, FS Sustainability has received a plethora of announcements and commitments from investors, businesses and beloved consumer goods pledging action on climate change. To name and annotate each organisation making a ...

Rest launches Sustainable Growth option

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
The $59 billion Rest industry super fund has launched its responsible investment option. As reported in sister publication Financial Standard , Rest's 1.7 million members will now have access to 'Sustainable Growth', the fund's first ...

Perennial launches boutique ESG business

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... team and 15 investment analysts will provide additional support to Perennial Better Future. "We'll still work with the rest of the asset management business and they'll continue to work closely with us," Cottier notes. O'Neill will remain ...

NZ climate disclosure legislation to affect Australian entities

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
... understands that the proposed laws are currently being read in parliament and the details of how they are implemented will rest with the Ministry for the Environment (MfE) and the Ministry for Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) with possible ...

Investors confident in Australian renewables sector: MinterEllison

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors are "overwhelmingly confident" in the outlook for Australian renewables, with state and territory programs to stimulate renewable energy, according to MinterEllison. MinterEllison has published the Australian Renewables Report 2021, which ...

New to market investors seeking ESG information from platforms

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... first trade share in 2020 were more likely to seek platforms that can help them identify responsible investments than the rest of the market, according to new research. More than 400,000 Australians made their first share trade in the last 12 months ...

C-suite executives cite climate as top risk to growth: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
... increasingly optimistic because of growth, transformation and M&A, and we are a bit more quick to respond to that than the rest of the world partly because of our government's response to COVID-19," said David Larocca, EY strategy and transactions ...
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