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Fixing Australia's complicated carbon market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... for a national strategy is a "very useful contribution", said Emma Herd, a partner at EY's Climate Change and Sustainability Services (CCaSS) practice "We're having a debate about how we use carbon markets and carbon offsets to achieve our Paris-aligned ...

Does Canberra's agenda align with sustainable investment?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... currently the most prominent example of the Labor government's new action on material ESG issues, but experts tell FS Sustainability that more is being done, even if it's not explicitly aligned to ESG or the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). ...

FS Sustainability launches The Greener Way Podcast

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
FS Sustainability will launch a dedicated podcast channel, The Greener Way. FS Sustainability has a long history of news and analysis covering how investors and companies make decisions that impact on people and planet. From climate change to biodiversity ...

Pact Group commits to reducing emissions 50% by 2030

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... was chosen to align with global calls to limit global waming to less than 1.5°C above pre-industrial levels, FS Sustainability understands. Pact currently operates five plastic recycling facilities in Australia, including the recently opened PET recycling ...

Singapore to issue inaugural sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... Standard Chartered Bank (Singapore) Limited (SCB) as bookrunners for the inaugural issuance. In 2021, MAS formed a new Sustainability Group and hired Darian McBain as chief sustainability officer. The Sustainability Group steers sustainability efforts ...

V-Square launches ESG index strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... developed by MSCI and tracks companies assessed as sector leaders based on ESG scores that are aligned with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) Materiality Framework. The index also seeks to minimize exposure to companies with carbon ...

Invest in sustainable development for positive return: RadiantESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... sources on the Radiant Mosaic Platform," said Kathryn McDonald, RadiantESG co-founder and head of investments and sustainability. "We are bringing in as much raw data on companies, reported by the companies themselves as well as information from news/NGOs/service ...

ESG product definitions a matter for legislation: ASIC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... ESG products should be legislated by government, LaBourchardiere did say ASIC is "supportive" of the Australian Sustainability Finance Institute's (ASFI) process to develop an industry-led sustainable finance taxonomy. "ASIC have been observers [of ...

Directors engage on breadth of ESG issues facing companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
... thing coming out of our surveys as to what was materially important to our stakeholders was actually climate and sustainability. This is an example of where business got ahead of government in terms of what we did and how we embraced change. I think ...

COP27 preview: loss and damage, action on commitments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JUL 2022  |  NEWS
... small island states face." The Bonn conference saw many moving parts to negotiations, with observers telling FS Sustainability that there has been progress on key topics ahead of November. Australia could play a stronger role at COP27 given new government ...
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