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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 ...

AOFM launches first Green Treasury Bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... June 14. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank, National Australia Bank Limited, UBS AG, Australia Branch, and Westpac Banking Corporation are Joint Lead Managers (JLMs) for the issue. Australia's green bond program has been eagerly awaited ...

Fossil fuel funding down 20pc: study

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... $3.8bn back in 2016 to $567m last year. Over the seven-year period however, the bank had financed $17.5bn. By contrast, Westpac had the least commitment overall of $10.7bn since 2016 but provided a higher $696 million in financing last year. Meanwhile ...

ISPT issues $1.5bn sustainably linked loan facility

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  MONDAY, 22 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... five and seven-year tenors and has attracted participation from 20 lenders. Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), ANZ, Westpac, and HSBC acted as joint mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners and joint sustainability coordinators. With the transaction ...

New fintech partnership tracks carbon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 19 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... currently works with 20 banks across 12 countries and plans to double this figure over the next year. Its clients include Westpac, Commonwealth Bank, Suncorp Bank, Kiwibank, ING Group, and NatWest. "Many markets are primed for dramatic shifts towards ...

Funding green buildings risks greenwashing accusations

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Australia and New Zealand Banking Group (ANZ), National Australia Bank (NAB), Commonwealth Bank of Australia (CBA), and Westpac. CBA's target is $70 bn by 2030. It's current allocations to buildings are eight times the amount it invests in renewables ...

Three innovations to fix carbon market

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... effective risk management and capital allocation, Australia's carbon market can scale to become the biggest in the world, Westpac and the Carbon Market Institute (CMI) say. Companies are shifting from a focus on carbon neutrality to net zero alignment ...

Australian Ethical lead returns to CoreData

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... investment space. He brings two decades of experience from notable firms including Vanguard Australia, AMP Capital, and Westpac. Dennis said the role was an opportunity to contribute to responsible investment in a different way, and help shape the broader ...

Philanthropic donations under scrutiny

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... political donations, Woodside Energy told FS Sustainability that its Voice donation was political. ANZ, Commonwealth Bank, Westpac and Woodside are among the large firms that made donations to campaign groups in the lead up to the referendum. The list ...

Fund managers "eagerly" await green Treasury bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank, National Australia Bank, UBS AG Australia Branch and Westpac Banking Corporation have been appointed as Joint Lead Managers (JLMs) for the initial public offering of the first June 2034 green Treasury bond. ...
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