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Podcast: Boeing, Qantas and corporate governance in aviation - with Megan Motto

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Boeing scandals, investors - and the public - are asking questions on corporate governance, risk management, and ethical conduct. Today we chat with Megan Motto, CEO of the Governance Institute of Australia - a professional association for company secretaries ...

ASIC wins greenwashing case against Vanguard

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 28 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... applied to its Ethically Conscious Global Aggregate Bond Index Fund. On March 8, the indexing giant admitted to "engaging in conduct that was liable to mislead the public and that it had made representations that were false or misleading." Today, Justice ...

ASIC warns it can't take action on every case of misconduct

ELIZA BAVIN  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... satisfy yourself that you are operating within the law," he said. "That is, you have the appropriate licences - and that you conduct your business in accordance with the regulatory obligations that apply at any point in time. "Where we see misconduct ...

Experts issue warning over AI washing

ANDREW MCKEAN  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... special counsel Sarah Butler says that under the ASIC Act 2001, a corporation must not, in trade or commerce, engage in conduct concerning financial services that's misleading or deceptive. "... AI technology can be quite complex, but the law isn't ...

Minorities to have bigger say under Positive Duty regime: Rio Tinto

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  MONDAY, 18 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Sexual harassment claims are more prevalent in mining companies than in any other business sector, but better Positive Duty governance could turn the tide around, especially for minorities, delegates at the ACSI conference heard last Thursday. Kate ...

ESG indices linked to Myanmar junta

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... International (IDI) alleged that the indices violated OECD Guidelines for Multinational Enterprises on Responsible Business Conduct. IDI has filed complaints to regulators in the US, the UK, and the Netherlands, in collaboration with Alternative ASEAN ...

Carbon trading roundup: Verra, REDD+, BetaCarbon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Carbon trading platform Verra is in hot water from accusations of alleged abuses by Human Rights Watch, as it seeks public input on a global methodology for carbon capture and storage hubs. Australia's ACCU supply could triple by 2033, making it ...

Australian Ethical grants $500k to climate solutions

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Pure-play ethical investment manager Australian Ethical has announced $500,000 in grants for non-profits in the climate solutions space. The grants are part of the firm's annual allocation of 10% of its profits to fund environmental or social initiatives ...

Treasury publishes climate disclosure legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... enforcement. We trust ASIC to take action based on the public interest." Much like the Modern Slavery Act, the government will conduct a review of climate disclosure requirements 2028-29. The review will be led by Treasury, working with the Council of ...

Paris overshoot: are investors prepared?

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
In the face of projections that 2024 is set to surpass the 1.5°C Paris Agreement threshold, experts are concerned that investors are unprepared for the escalating risks associated with climate change. Investors navigate these risks by employing models ...
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