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ClearBridge launches first local global equity fund

KARREN VERGARA  |  MONDAY, 29 APR 2024  |  NEWS
ClearBridge Investments has launched its first global equity strategy in Australia as it looks to introduce more in the future. The ClearBridge Global Growth Fund invests in 60 to 100 growth companies and aims to deliver above-market returns. The fund ...

Australian housing crisis escalates as affordability worsens

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Rising interest rates and weak disposable income growth have caused housing affordability to drop to its lowest point in decades, according to Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) senior economists. The economists pointed out that Australian Bureau ...

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 ...

CBA launches green business loan

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Australia's largest lender has rolled out a new financing option for enterprises to fund sustainability projects like renewable energy, energy-efficient upgrades, climate resilience, and nature protection. The Business Green Loan supports organisations ...

Directors sweat on climate: AICD

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 5 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Aussie directors are feeling the heat on climate risk and regulatory pressure, while preparation for mandatory climate reporting is a mixed bag. The majority (80%) of Australian directors are concerned about climate-related risks. Of those who reported ...

Business calls for 12-month climate reporting delay

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
The Business Council of Australia has called for a minimum 12-month delay on climate reporting, citing a need for "training wheels" to prevent "risking failure." This comes as Treasury considers a 6-month delay raised by the Australian Institute of ...

AXA IM warns companies on climate lobbying

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Ahead of the new 2024 voting season, a global asset manager with US$1.4 trillion in assets under management has announced it will take action and vote on key ESG proposals. AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) has changed its voting policy, stating it will ...

Amazon's Queensland operations to run off solar

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Global giant Amazon and an independent power producer have announced the commercial operation of a new 125-megawatt renewable energy project that will power Amazon operations, including data centres and fulfilment centres. This comes as Premier Steven ...

Accountant ethics board drafts new sustainability benchmarks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 31 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
An international independent global standards-setting board has released new standards on ethical considerations in sustainability reporting and assurance. Public consultation has opened on the two new exposure drafts, put forward by International Ethics ...

Act now on carbon emissions to avoid higher costs later: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
The price of Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) is likely to double by 2035, meaning that companies should act now to reduce or abate emissions, according to EY. EY has published Changing Gears: Australia's Carbon Market Outlook 2023, which ...
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