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Queensland to boost clean economy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
The Sunshine State has introduced a new law to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, roll-out renewable energy and cut pollution. Premier Steven Miles introduced the Clean Economy Jobs Bill 2024 with a target of 75% below 2005 levels by 2035. The state's ...

Climate-committed investor group grows to $35tr AUM

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... federal government agreed to sectoral policy plans to support an orderly and just transition to net zero, established the Safeguard Mechanism, and is set to enforce climate-related disclosures during 2024. The group also contributed to shaping Australia's ...

Investors push for nature in climate plans

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Transition plans are pivotal to ensuring companies' credibility in achieving net-zero goals - but currently do not factor in safeguarding and restoring nature and biodiversity. In a bid to accelerate the protection and restoration of nature, finance ...

BlueScope receives funding for lower emissions project

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... production." "Today's announcement acknowledges the strategic importance of supporting trade-exposed industries as the Safeguard Mechanism progressively ratchets up decarbonisation ambition in heavy industry," the Climate Capital Forum said. "This shows ...

BNP Paribas updates sustainability strategy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
BNP Paribas Asset Management has updated its Global Sustainability Strategy with a focus on ESG integration and stewardship. It comes as a response to new regulations as well as evolving consumer and investor expectations. As of September 2023, its ...

Report reveals progress on green finance

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 10 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... intrinsic part of central banks and financial supervisors' mandates. It harnesses the power of the financial sector to safeguard our economy and underpins the foundation of a resilient financial system." FS Sustainability has summarised the key legislative ...

Climate Change Authority releases ACCU and NGERS reviews

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... the CCA primarily focused on NGERS, citing insufficient availability of data to assess the performance of the reformed Safeguard Mechanism. The review found that the scheme is performing well and plays a crucial role in meeting Australia's international ...

L'Oréal Groupe invests in First Nations-led biodiversity

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
The world's largest cosmetics company will commit $600,000 to a WA-based native title corporation to support self-determination through biodiversity restoration in degraded croplands. The Esperance Tjaltjraak Native Title Aboriginal Corporation' (ETNTAC) ...

Research flags need for comprehensive ESG reporting

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... transparency and authenticity in sustainability reporting practices, which should be improved to combat greenwashing and safeguard corporate credibility. "Our research serves as a vital catalyst for fostering responsible corporate practices and advancing ...

Australia joins COP28 gender and just transition partnership

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... to draw on the best of each organization to catalyze private investment for high-impact, hard-to-reach projects that safeguard critical infrastructure, agriculture, water resources, and biodiversity. By encouraging nature-positive solutions, we seek ...
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