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Sustainable Finance Roadmap to turbocharge investment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 20 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... Both Jackson and Graham commended the roadmap for including scope for financial frameworks to address nature, climate adaptation and resilience. "Clear financial frameworks to support private sector investment in climate adaptation are crucial to limiting ...

ERM inks deal with Energetics

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... corporate sustainability practice, enhancing its decarbonisation strategy and reporting, climate risk assessment and adaptation planning, energy and carbon markets, and accounting services. The deal hinges on obtaining Foreign Investment Review Board ...

AOFM launches first Green Treasury Bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 3 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... efficiency, upgrades, EV and core electric transport infrastructure, low-carbon buildings construction, and climate change adaptation. It will also go to sustainable land management, biodiversity conservation, water and wastewater management, circular ...

One in three analyse physical climate risk: IGCC

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 30 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... as a barrier to investment. Top areas of focus in capital markets were: setting whole-of-portfolio interim targets, adaptation and resilience, analysing and acting on physical risk, improving Australia's policy environment, ramping up corporate engagement ...

Sustainable Finance Taxonomy open for consultation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... on the draft headline ambitions for environmental objectives, which are: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation and resilience, biodiversity and ecosystem protection, sustainable use and protection of water resources, pollution prevention ...

Active ownership is the new sheriff in town

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... institutional investors to divest from tobacco. In 2015, it was one of the first super funds to come up with a climate adaptation plan. In 2020, it developed a modern slavery risk assessment tool. But none of those milestones will compare to the level ...

Fund managers "eagerly" await green Treasury bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... strong alignment with the Australian government's three key green goals: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and improved environmental outcomes. Betashares responsible investments director Greg Liddell said the Treasury Green Bond ...

More calls for adaptation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Adaptation should be rolled out alongside emissions mitigation, says assistant minister for climate change and energy Jenny McAllister. It is estimated that climate change will cost US$1.7-3.1 trillion a year through to 2050 globally. For example, the ...

China stock exchange rings in Year of the Dragon with ESG mandate

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 16 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... disclosure cover carbon emissions, biodiversity, circular economy, governance strategies, and climate plans related to adaptation, transition planning, total GHG emissions, and emissions-reduction measures, and carbon neutrality. "This compulsory guideline ...

Australia climbs quickly on climate policy development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... think tank Theia Finance Labs (formerly 2° Investing Initiative Germany). 2023 marked a broadened focus on climate adaptation, transition, and biodiversity in Australia. The federal government cracked down on greenwashing and modern slavery, announced ...
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