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Podcast: First Nations cultural heritage and FPIC with Rachel Perkins and Anirudha (Anu) Nagar

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... rights of Indigenous communities in development projects in South Asia, police accountability at the Commonwealth Human Rights Initiative, and prosecution at the International Criminal Court. Listen to all podcasts here.

Aus Ethical gets ex-PRI chief

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2024  |  NEWS
... Australian Sustainable Finance Institute, Affirmative Investment Management, The Achieve Foundation, UNSW Australian Human Rights Institute, and Roc Partners. Australian Ethical CEO John McMurdo said Reynolds brings deep global expertise in responsible ...

Demand for human rights solutions intensifies

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 24 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... equivalent of the TCFD has unveiled its key functions as a UN body turns the spotlight on passive funds to do more on human rights. The UN Working Group on Business and Human Rights says investors must engage with index providers to do tackle human rights ...

ERM inks deal with Energetics

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 11 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... 2022, which bolstered ERM's Australian presence across sustainability economics, energy, procurement, strategy and human rights. ERM global co-head of corporate sustainability and climate change, Matt Klein, said the acquisition creates Australia's ...

Westpac looks for next CSO

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 6 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... with the customer-facing divisions. Over the past year she led the team to update the company's climate change and human rights statements, establish a natural capital position statement, launch a sustainable finance framework and taxonomy, deliver sustainability ...

Australian Ethical updates investment guide

ELIZA BAVIN  |  TUESDAY, 4 JUN 2024  |  NEWS
... considers in developing its criteria and investment restrictions. It said positive factors include meeting important human rights needs like education, health, food and shelter; efficient use of energy and resources, such as energy efficient and renewable ...

ESG demand still high for advisers

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 23 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... of personal preferences, many people across the political spectrum want to preserve the environment and care about human rights. According to data from the Responsible Investment Association of Australasia (RIAA), 88% of Australians expect that their ...

ISSB digital standards not perfect

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 13 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... Biodiversity, ecosystems, ecosystem services, and human capital are all on the table. It will not immediately act on human rights - but it will monitor developments for potential future inclusion. The focus areas respond to investor needs in evaluating ...

AXA IM releases engagement data

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... IM was part of the launch cohort in the Nature Action 100 program. Other focus areas included the just transition, human rights in tech, and mental health in tech. "Investment does not have to be a binary choice between sustainability and strong financial ...

AI toolkit to protect human rights

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 1 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
A lack of AI regulation poses a serious threat to human rights, as digital privacy is invaded, intellectual property is stolen, algorithms are trained by human bias, and discrimination and deepfake pornography proliferates the internet. If AI is not ...
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