Search Results

Showing 1 - 10 of 196 results for "mitigation"

Sustainable Finance Taxonomy open for consultation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 28 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... activities. ASFI is consulting on the draft headline ambitions for environmental objectives, which are: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation and resilience, biodiversity and ecosystem protection, sustainable use and protection of water ...

The 50 most influential ESG corporate professionals in Australia named

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... respective spheres. This year's Power50 entrants are addressing ESG challenges that need urgent attention. Climate change mitigation remains paramount, with emphasis on renewable energy adoption and carbon neutrality targets. Furthermore, governance ...

Flawed carbon credits add to business risk

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 4 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Safeguard Mechanism. Carbon credits are widely used policy tool to offset the carbon produced by heavy emitters, bring down mitigation costs and generate environmental and social co-benefits. The certificates are tied to specific offset projects that ...

Historic data stymies climate risk pricing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... sometimes might require a trade-off between the pursuit of short-term return optimisation versus longer-term systemic risk mitigation, "particularly for fixed income investors", he said. "We want to be transparent with our clients on where those trade-offs ...

Fund managers "eagerly" await green Treasury bond

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 25 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... criteria for financing includes strong alignment with the Australian government's three key green goals: climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and improved environmental outcomes. Betashares responsible investments director Greg Liddell ...

More calls for adaptation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
Adaptation should be rolled out alongside emissions mitigation, says assistant minister for climate change and energy Jenny McAllister. It is estimated that climate change will cost US$1.7-3.1 trillion a year through to 2050 globally. For example, the ...

Canberra targets natural disaster insurance gap

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 13 MAR 2024  |  NEWS
... cover regime. The reforms are designed to cut insurance costs in communities most at risk of natural threats, enhance mitigation measures, and promote better outcomes for consumers. Terms describing "fire", "storms", "stormwater" and "rainwater runoff" ...

Decarbonising aluminium key priority for Capral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 19 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... recycled has a significantly lower carbon footprint." Capral sees decarbonisation and low carbon products as not just risk mitigation but business opportunity - it produces two lower-carbon aluminium solutions, LocAl Green and Super Green, which emit ...

Investors back modern slavery compensation

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 12 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... negatively impact on investor returns. "Modern slavery is a systemic issue that requires systemic approaches for prevention, mitigation and remediation," the group said in a statement. Australia's anti-human trafficking strategy and National Action Plan ...

Green bond investors left in the dark

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... hindering transparency for investors. Green bonds assist in financing the net zero transition and typically target climate mitigation activities such as renewable energy. They aim for positive, measurable environmental impact over a longer-term investment ...
PREVIOUS
NEXT