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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 ...

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 ...

COP28 key outcomes: what it means for finance

ROSE MARY PETRASS, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Global Stocktake on climate has resulted in "imperfect" momentum on fossil fuels, renewable energy, energy efficiency, adaptation, and climate finance. While some are calling the agreement a "failure", COP28 President Sultan Al Jaber said during his ...

COP28: "Weak" Global Stocktake slammed

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 12 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... public, private, international and domestic finance as "a critical enabler for climate action." The text finds that both adaptation and mitigation financing would need to increase many-fold if climate goals are to be achieved. There is sufficient global ...

COP28: Australia commits $150m to Pacific resilience

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Signatories will include food and land use emissions in their nationally determined contributions (NDCs) and national adaptation plans by 2025. Built environment and deforestation COP28 also had a focus on the built environment, including urbanisation ...

Government sets stage for sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... select assets based on one or more of the government's three green goals - climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and improved environmental outcomes. Potential eligible projects have been defined in alignment to the ICMA green categories ...

Australia joins COP28 gender and just transition partnership

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... on the Gender Action Plan. "The partnership focuses on the role women and girls can have on climate mitigation and adaptation," Chan noted. "In particular, the pillars recognise the importance of female representation in decision-making and the role ...

COP28: Climate finance, carbon markets take centre stage

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Water featured for only the second time at a COP, and several emerging economies launched carbon market initiatives. Adaptation and inclusion COP28 saw discussion around how international finance mechanisms and frameworks can drive adaptation and an ...

Loss and damage funds a key consideration for COP28

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... leveraging its funds to drive opportunities forward and how private sector money will help the business case around adaptation investment. "Some of the blended finance examples we saw at the last COP suggested that there was $50 of private sector commitment ...
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