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Decarbonising aluminium key priority for Capral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... which was 7% of Australia's national emissions, according to the Australian Aluminium Council's February submission to Treasury on forthcoming mandatory climate-related financial disclosures. About 10% of the national energy grid usage comes from Australia's ...

Sunshine state issues $2.75bn green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) has issued a $2.75 billion 10-year green bond. The bond, which has a yield of 4.75%, has a rating of AA+ (Stable) by S&P Global and Aa1 (Stable) by Moody's Investors Service and takes QTC's total term debt ...

Podcast: Banking on the future with Australia's green bank

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... conversation to talk about the past decade and the future of green investment in Australia. Beyond its role in investment, Treasury has also proposed that the CEFC take a key role in its recently announced sustainable finance strategy in delivering discounted ...

Treasury publishes climate disclosure legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... of climate change from 1 July 2026, according to mandatory climate risk reporting legislation proposed by government. Treasury released the exposure draft of legislation that would make financial disclosure of climate risk and opportunity mandatory in ...

World Bank breaks record with US$5b sustainable development bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... Stock Exchange, the bond pays a semi-annual coupon of 4%, with a spread of 16.7 basis points versus the reference US Treasury, and a semi-annual yield of 4.082%. Almost half of investors (49%) are banks, bank treasuries, and corporates. 35% are central ...

Top 10 most-read articles of 2023

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... which will focus on supporting women's economic empowerment during the transition to a low climate global economy. #9 Treasury mandates APRA must consider climate risk in duties June: Treasury released an updated statement of expectations for the ...

ESG in 2024: key trends and legislative changes for the year ahead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
If 2023 marked a broadened focus on climate adaptation, transition, biodiversity and modern slavery, 2024 is poised to be the year of ESG integration, consolidated reporting, legislative compliance, supply chain due diligence, and managing artificial ...

Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures disbanded

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... take action against directors and reporting entities in relation to forward-looking statements and Scope 3 emissions. Treasury has stated in its consultation paper that companies "will be afforded protection from false or misleading representation claims ...

Preparing for mandatory climate reporting: Energetics

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... disclosure in line with government efforts to make climate disclosure mandatory under new legislation. It is expected that Treasury will consult on exposure draft legislation to give effect to the climate-related financial disclosure regime later this ...

Government sets stage for sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... the information." The oversight of the green bond framework will be managed by a Green Bond Committee, co-chaired by Treasury and the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water with members from the Department of the Prime Minister ...
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