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ESG "the most important thematic for the next 30 years"

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... flip side, companies with no red flags do well, so ESG factors can actually add and make value." Hamson identified climate change as the key theme going forward. "We've done quite a lot of research around emissions, and this is probably the most ...

Setting ESG targets a "first mover advantage" for companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... "first mover advantage" in terms of access to new forms of capital and investment. Adam Carrel, partner in the EY Climate Change and Sustainability Services team, and Emily Whelan, ESG advisory sales, UBS, recently discussed the state ESG action and ...

Investor consortium completes Tilt Renewables deal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... PowAR as part of the Tilt Renewables deal. "We know that to transition our economy and respond to the challenges of climate change, it is critical we scale up low-carbon and renewable opportunities," said Aware Super chief investment officer Damian Graham. ...

Climate friendly super choice could halve emissions: Australian Ethical

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 2 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... MP Zali Steggall issued a call to super fund members to look upon their super fund choice as a tool to address climate change. The ethical super fund issued a set of calculations that they said show that if Australians put their super into a "climate ...

ESG reporting rises, but companies lagging on climate, diversity: Ethical Partners

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... companies have set net zero targets to decarbonise their company operations, and 32% are currently reporting their climate change risks using the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) framework. "The reporting is getting better ...

Governance Institute taps former ASFA CEO for role as chair

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 28 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... governance professionals we play a key role in assisting society navigate growing complexity and increasing challenges. Climate change risk, real time technological change, cyber risk, and the changing notion of consumers are just some of the issues ...

Maple-Brown Abbott appoint new head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... Rahmani, Maple-Brown Abbott CEO and managing director. "We expect this will be even more important as risks around climate change and social issues like modern slavery become more prevalent. Emma brings market-leading experience and talent and I'm confident ...

Banks face multi-billion risks from climate change: Accenture

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The global financial services industry faces $600 billion in climate change risks with widespread implications for banks across credit risk, market risk and operational risk, according to research from by Accenture. According to the climate disclosures ...

Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... CCS is seen as a key piece in the "technology not taxes" approach the federal government has taken to managing climate change. I n the May budget, Treasurer Josh Frydenberg affirmed a series of allocations under Australia's Technology Investment ...

Leading fund manager scales ESG presence in Asia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
... research institutes and institutes of higher learning in Singapore. "Whether it is analysing ESG data, integrating climate change considerations or maximizing shareholders' value through active ownership, Robeco has deep knowledge to help investors in ...
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