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Podcast: Federal Budget, Climate Week, clean energy and the case for a price on carbon

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 21 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... finance. Does the 2024-25 Budget pave a greener way for Australia's clean energy future? What does a realistic road to net zero looks like? What are the key takeaways from Sydney's first ever Climate Week? Join senior journalist and host Rose ...

ESG fund performance leans on growth

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 20 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... should approach climate alignment differently. "Renewables only represent circa a quarter of the investment needed to meet net zero. Supporting efficiency and electrification are individually just as important... 30% of emissions come from buildings ...

Budget 2024: A win for clean energy, not environment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... introduce a $7 bn Critical Minerals Production Tax Incentive from 2027. Other notable allocations include: $399m for the Net Zero Economy Authority, $48m for the Australian Carbon Credit Unit scheme, $170.6m to expediate renewables project approvals ...

Member accuses UniSuper of greenwashing

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... emissions. While other sectors, such as electricity generation, are reducing their emissions in line with Australia's net zero target, road transport emissions continue to increase - fueled largely by continued urban motorway expansion. "Toll roads are ...

BlackRock-Temasek closes at US$1.4 bn

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024  |  NEWS
... the world's biggest investors have joined forces to fund private companies making waves in decarbonisation and the net zero economy. BlackRock and Temasek reached a final close of US$1.4 billion for their late-stage venture capital and growth private ...

J.P. Morgan vows $2.5 tn for sustainable development

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... $1 trillion for green initiatives. J.P. Morgan Chase & Co estimates that the allocation of capital needed to fund the net zero transition is around $150 tn. In its recently released Environmental Social Governance Report 2023, the firm laid out its sustainable ...

Investors back climate disclosure mandate

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... This comes as Queensland recently legislated emissions targets of 30% below 2005 levels by 2030, 75% below by 2035 and net zero by 2050. The 15 signatories include the Investor Group on Climate Change, Responsible Investment Association Australasia ...

UniSuper invests $623m in Macquarie green fund

ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 22 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... MGECO is an open-ended fund that invests in large scale, mature sustainable technologies to support the transition to net zero and help meet sustainable energy needs in Australia and overseas. It aims to provide diversified exposure to the global renewable ...

Aware Super appoints ESG, product and insurance heads

ELIZABETH FRY  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Americas. In the latter position, she led the delivery of environmental and social outcomes across portfolios aligned to net zero emissions reduction pathways. "I'm excited to be a part of a growing business committed to delivering both positive ...

Competition watchdog exec first boss at think tank

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 18 APR 2024  |  NEWS
... Superpower Institute as we prosecute the case for Australia to underpin its next phase of growth with the transition to a net zero economy focused on our comparative advantage. "Baethan's experience in competition issues and economic regulation is essential ...
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