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Investors bow to political pressure: IGCC

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... investor-led initiative acts to ensure the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take action on climate change. This follows the departure of AllianceBernstein and Allspring Global Investments in May. J.P. Morgan, Invesco, State Street ...

Cbus bolsters ESG integration with new hire

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... after 11 years. She has held leadership roles at the Australian Council of Super Investors, the Investor Group on Climate Change and the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia. At Cbus, Williams will report to Cbus head of responsible investment ...

RIAA warns against carbon capture

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 22 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... cognisant of its impact on nature and biodiversity and strong environmental laws are key to this. "We cannot tackle climate change without protecting nature, and we cannot protect nature without tackling climate change. The two go hand in hand." RIAA's ...

"Critical decade" for energy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... be significant economic and practical challenges with integrating nuclear power into the grid. The Minister for Climate Change and Energy made the address at the National Press Club in Canberra this week. He blamed the previous government for inaction ...

Podcast: Radical super reform for climate change progress with retirement heavyweight Jeremy Cooper

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
"The biggest challenge in our lifetime is the global market failure we call climate change" - Jeremy Cooper. Jeremy has a radical idea to shake up Australia's superannuation system for climate change progress. With a wide-ranging career spanning over ...

TelstraSuper pumps more into renewables

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  MONDAY, 15 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... members, both financially and socially. "We recognise that there are financial risks and opportunities associated with climate change, and these may have a real impact on members' long-term investment returns," Miller said. "We are looking for these ...

First renewable energy zone to start works

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... significant boost in renewable energy generation to replace aging coal-fired power stations," NSW minister for climate change and energy Penny Sharpe said. "It's not just about clean energy. This project will bring long-term financial benefits to both ...

ISO to launch first net zero standards

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... the development of the standard. Australian experts who wish to assist can apply to join Standards Australia's climate change management committee, the organisation said. The UK's national standards body the British Standards Institution (BSI) is convening ...

Allspring defends exit from climate group

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 2 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... climate goals. Allspring said it exited CA100+ so it could take a more customised approach. The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), which runs CA100+ in Australia, said Allspring and AllianceBernstein's recent departures came amidst continuing politicisation ...

Investors exit climate group amid politicisation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 1 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... CA100+ supports investors to ensure the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take appropriate action on climate change. Despite an exodus, the engagement initiative still has more than 700 investors in its ranks, with asset owners representing ...
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