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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 ...

Hazardous chemicals a key challenge for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
... Investment Managers (AXA IM) highlights that the challenge for responsible chemical management demands robust risk mitigation strategies, especially in light of circular economy models and climate change. While not all chemicals are harmful, certain ...

Global economists identify key risks for the decade ahead

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
... computing and biotechnology will provide partial solutions to some crises - such as healthcare, food security and climate mitigation - but drive inequality and widen the gap between the haves and have-nots. However, rampant disinformation, already seen ...

COP28: "Weak" Global Stocktake slammed

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 12 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... international and domestic finance as "a critical enabler for climate action." The text finds that both adaptation and mitigation financing would need to increase many-fold if climate goals are to be achieved. There is sufficient global private and public ...

Government sets stage for sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... green bond program will select assets based on one or more of the government's three green goals - climate change mitigation, climate change adaptation, and improved environmental outcomes. Potential eligible projects have been defined in alignment ...

Progress on Australia's sustainable finance taxonomy

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 7 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... the taxonomy, and how they will be defined. This will help ensure that green and transition activities for climate mitigation do not undermine Australia's other sustainability and social goals. Transition activities should be capable of decarbonising ...

Australia joins COP28 gender and just transition partnership

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... previously done on the Gender Action Plan. "The partnership focuses on the role women and girls can have on climate mitigation and adaptation," Chan noted. "In particular, the pillars recognise the importance of female representation in decision-making ...

COP28: Climate finance, carbon markets take centre stage

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 4 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... transition. Leaders emphasised the need for a Global Goal for Adaptation that puts adaptation focus and action on par with mitigation. The COP28 UAE Declaration of Leaders on a Global Climate Finance Framework was endorsed by 12 countries, including ...
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