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Investment consultants launch net zero initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 21 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Twelve investment consulting firms including two Australian firms have launched the Net Zero Investment Consultants Initiative (NZICI). Frontier, JANA and other investment consultants responsible for advising institutional asset owners on assets of ...

Ratcheting up ambition on climate finance goals

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... account such that the financial sector can allocate capital to "manage risks and seize opportunities in the transition to net zero." As part COP26, the Private Finance Hub will work with private sector and other stakeholders on progress over four pillars ...

Greenpeace reveals greenwashing ASX companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... targets of 80 of the highest carbon emitting ASX200 companies. Greenpeace found that 41 of those 80 companies have now set net zero targets, but of that 41, only 14 have set 100% renewable electricity goals. Greenpeace identified near-term renewable ...

Analysing the opportunities, challenges of the ESG investing sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... they're considering is how does the purpose align with profit." "As much as everyone is increasingly putting out net zero targets, an organisation needs to have, and are developing a deeper understanding of what their purpose is," Whelan said.

Climate transition a business opportunity: Geoff Summerhayes

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... Summerhayes noted that he believes that mutuals and co-operative business have a unique role to play in the transition to net zero as well as broader ESG issues because "mutuals are about members, they're about communities and they're about the ...

Federated Hermes launches climate change high yield credit strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... to facilitate a much-needed transition across sectors is an example of the actions we undertake in order to meet our net zero target we are determined to achieve. We recognize the need for collaborative action and financing and by helping launch this ...

IFM Investors sets 2030 emissions target

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 8 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... industry funds will reduce the carbon footprint of its infrastructure assets by 40% by 2030, as it heads down the path to net zero by 2050. IFM Investors has set its interim emissions reduction target for the infrastructure asset class at 1.16 million ...

Boral to go net zero by 2050

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 7 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Boral has announced net zero commitments aligned to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). Boral will reduce absolute Scope 1 and 2 emissions by 46% by 2030 and will reduce relevant Scope 3 emissions by 22%, both from a 2019 baseline. The targets ...

Asset consultants keep gates closed on greenwashing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
... should be a holistic process, said Jeffrey Chee head of portfolio strategy at Willis Towers Watson. "As the focus on net zero and climate integration and other issues intensifies, there's the risk that it coalesces around a narrow set of targets ...

Reflection on 10 years of climate action: ISS ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
... are only now discovering more forcefully that they have a role to play in policy," Horster said. "If you look at the Net Zero Asset Owner Alliance, with their 2025 target setting, one of the bullet items is to find a joint voice in policy advocacy. That ...
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