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Social TCFD-equivalent seeks leaders

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The Taskforce on Inequality and Social-related Financial Disclosures (TISFD) seeks a director, a head of engagement, and four co-chairs for its working group. The TISFD is a Taskforce on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)-equivalent for social ...

AI and crypto mining to drive energy opps: PGIM

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 7 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
The rising consumption of all things digital - cloud computing, artificial intelligence and crypto mining - are giving fund managers new and unlikely sources of alpha in the global energy sector, PGIM research shows. In its investment report titled ...

Westpac looks for next CSO

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
Siobhan Toohill leaves Westpac next month after two years as chief sustainability officer and nine years as group head of sustainability previously. Toohill will also step back from participation as Westpac's representative on the United Nations Environment ...

ISSB digital standards not perfect

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) recently published its much-awaited digital taxonomy, to help investors navigate sustainability disclosures. The International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) Sustainability Disclosure Taxonomy ...

Subsidiaries must comply with Aussie regime

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Inbound Australian subsidiaries of international groups must comply with the Australian Sustainability Reporting Standards (ASRS), even if they already make disclosures under foreign regimes, EY finds. Alexandra Banks, partner at EY, climate change ...

Companies warned to disclose nature risks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
Organisations must assess their nature-related dependencies, impacts, risks, and opportunities and disclose their findings to all stakeholders. Nature-related dependencies pose material financial risks for organisations, Tony Goldner, executive director ...

J.P. Morgan vows $2.5 tn for sustainable development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024  |  NEWS
The US banking giant will bolster its sustainable development financing through to the end of the decade, including $1 trillion for green initiatives. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co estimates that the allocation of capital needed to fund the net zero transition ...

Borrowers pressured for plans as Scope 3 left in dust

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Almost half (42%) of energy companies on Citi bank's loan book do not have climate transition plans. The US bank's recently released climate report ranked energy companies from "low" to "strong" based on emissions reduction plans. It found current transition ...

Flawed carbon credits add to business risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Some carbon credits may increase emissions, potentially costing billions of dollars for businesses that must rely on offsets to comply with Safeguard Mechanism. Carbon credits are widely used policy tool to offset the carbon produced by heavy emitters ...

Directors welcome new climate reporting regime

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Large companies will get an additional six months to get their books in order as Canberra pushes back the date for reporting under its mandatory climate disclosure regime. The bill establishes a framework to protect financial market infrastructure during ...
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