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ESG demand still high for advisers

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... providers to make a formal commitment to reduce carbon emissions in their funds and 83% want them to commit to protecting biodiversity. Investors want to fund the environment, climate change solutions, nature and renewable energy. Human rights, gender ...

CIM to develop ACCUs with Greening Australia

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... Units (ACCUs) under the environmental planting methodology. The first acquisition under the partnership will restore biodiversity to land assets in Southern NSW, with a 100-year permanence period. The purchase will be financed by repayments linked to ...

Budget 2024: A win for clean energy, not environment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
The Federal Budget is an "excellent down-payment" on clean energy - but fails on nature and biodiversity, gas, electrification, and ACCUs. Treasurer Jim Chalmers aims to unlock $65 billion in renewables by 2030 through the Capacity Investment Scheme. ...

ISSB digital standards not perfect

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... announced new priority research initiatives related to nature-related and human capital risks and opportunities. Biodiversity, ecosystems, ecosystem services, and human capital are all on the table. It will not immediately act on human rights - but it ...

AXA IM releases engagement data

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... issues, with a focus on board oversight and incentives. Human capital engagements made up 17% of engagements, and biodiversity was 16%. AXA IM was part of the launch cohort in the Nature Action 100 program. Other focus areas included the just transition ...

Companies warned to disclose nature risks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... other jurisdictions around the world." But there are still significant knowledge gaps when it comes to nature and biodiversity. There are also significant hurdles created by the challenges of untangling complex global supply chains. "Nature-related dependencies ...

On biodiversity, a 143-year-old museum comes to the rescue

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  THURSDAY, 2 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
In the quest for impeccable biodiversity data, a trillion-dollar fund manager found an unlikely partner in a 143-year-old museum best known for 'Dippy', the dinosaur. At the RIAA conference yesterday, a panel was assembled to talk about the ...

Three innovations to fix carbon market

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... responsibilities. It was produced in collaboration with experts including Climateworks, S&P, Aurecon, The Australian Biodiversity and Conservation Foundation, Gilbert + Tobin, Tasman Environmental Markets (TEM), Trovio, and The Indigenous Carbon Industry ...

Nature taskforce announces leadership overhaul

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... co-chair David Craig she led the TNFD from design and development to adoption. She led the negotiations of the Global Biodiversity Framework, adopted in 2022, as executive secretary of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity. Maruma Mrema said the ...

Major indices provide ESG clarity

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 12 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... New data has been released by major indices, hoping to help investors and the businesses they invest in to navigate biodiversity and sustainable finance requirements. The firms, S&P Dow Jones and Deutsche Bank, recently responded to allegations they ...
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