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Tracking nature: finance lags on biodiversity

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... disappearance of pollinators like bees, butterflies and hoverflies from pesticides, pollution, land use change, climate change and invasive species. The legislation has been hotly contested. Farmers have protested a range of policies designed to protect ...

Defunct fund pays greenwashing fine

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... fund was a 'climate impact fund' - an innovative start-up fund with the objective to have a positive impact on climate change. It was designed for retail investors, in particular those of a younger age range, who are currently underserviced in relation ...

Personal views influence climate decision-making

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... on climate are influencing investment decision-making, with financiers who have the least personal concern for climate change also the least likely to consider climate risk factors, beyond government regulation, into their investment decision-making. ...

Family businesses see ESG driving future: Grant Thornton

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... sustainable packaging and waste management. "What we're seeing is that the ESG discussions are being led by the climate change reporting, but we're encouraging conversations to be broader around all those ESG factors," Pogson said. "We've ...

New Forests invests in Thai peat forest

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... global scale," said New Forests Asia managing director Geoffrey Seeto. "Implementing impact activities related to climate change, support for communities and rural livelihoods, and protection and enhancement of biodiversity are in alignment with TAFF2's ...

Podcast: Driving net zero in infrastructure - Niall Mills

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... the infrastructure sector. Infrastructure is one of those asset classes that is heavily exposed to the risks of climate change, but which is also key to decarbonizing our global economy. Joining us to talk about what that means for an investment strategy ...

Japan issues first climate transition bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... from 2013 levels by 2030, with net zero by 2050. Both the country and the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change says this commitment is "ambitious" - however, independent science-based research group Climate Action Tracker ranks Japan's ...

Global managers drop out, scale back on Climate Action 100+

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... Advisors declined to comment to FS Sustainability. In Australia, Climate Action 100+ is run by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), which confirmed that none of the three managers is lead investor on Australian corporate engagements while noting ...

Climate-committed investor group grows to $35tr AUM

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Investor support for climate action is on the rise, with the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) reporting a global membership increase representing more than 14.8 million beneficiaries, up from eight million four years ago. The group, which brings ...

Dramatic spike in votes against ASX remuneration: Georgeson

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... processes and ensuring that boards are well informed about legislative changes, investors' expectations, and how climate change strategy is embedded in the business strategy. "Mandatory climate disclosure is clearly a big ticket item, and the link between ...
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