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COP28 key outcomes: what it means for finance

ROSE MARY PETRASS, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... have confidence in what's produced, rather than rush through and cut corners to get outcomes," she said. UN Global Compact Network Australia chair Fiona Reynolds noted that progress - if not perfection - can still result in action. "It's not ...

Don't neglect the SDGs in sustainable finance strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 20 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... finance strategy is an opportunity to tie action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to action on climate. UN Global Compact Network Australia chair Fiona Reynolds called the recently released strategy a "welcome step" and said that the each ...

Preparing for COP28: nature and climate integration

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... at the halfway point for the Sustainable Development Goals (2015-2030), and we are not where we should be. A UN Global Compact 'Forward Faster' campaign is launching later month to help companies accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development ...

Exiting emissions-intensive assets may not reduce climate risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 28 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... afford the costs of a just transition and asset decommissioning and rehabilitation. Fiona Reynolds, chair of the UN Global Compact Network Australia, said the fact that the majority of companies will fail to achieve net zero goals if they don't double ...

Human rights in business remain a challenge

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
... slavery risk management to encompass a broader scope of human rights due diligence. To support this endeavour, the UN Global Compact Network Australia has introduced a new roadmap for businesses to enhance their human rights due diligence efforts, comprehend ...

UN Global Compact Network Australia hires executive director

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 APR 2023  |  NEWS
The UN Global Compact Network Australia (UNGCNA) has hired a new executive director, recruiting from the Victorian government. Kate Dundas will take up the role of executive director, joining UNGCNA from Sustainability Victoria, where she was acting ...

Qualitas names Fiona Reynolds to ESG advisory board

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 14 FEB 2023  |  NEWS
... new ESG advisory group. Reynolds, who was chief executive of PRI from 2012-2021 and is currently Chair of the UN Global Compact Network Australia. The Qualitas ESG Advisory Group will "help shape ESG best practice within the firm, identify and report ...

Budget "misses opportunity" to address sustainability

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022  |  NEWS
... invested its fair share based on GDP, this would translate to around AU$80-110 billion annually. Meanwhile, UN Global Compact Network Australia (UNGCNA) has called the Budget a missed opportunity to "build back better" and create a more sustainable and ...

HSBC Asset Management launches ESG Asia bond fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 FEB 2022  |  NEWS
... rated sectors, such as weapons, thermal coal, gambling and tobacco, and issuers considered to be breaching the UN Global Compact Principles. It will be managed by Alfred Mui, managing director, head of Asia fixed income investment management, and Wilson ...

Magnis appoints Global Impact Initiative founder to board

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 31 JAN 2022  |  NEWS
... as having "high levels of engagement as a participant of the United Nations Global Compact," according to the UN Global Compact. GII recently launched the Global Gender Equality Fund is the world's first, actively managed, impact investment fund ...
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