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Uncovering value in ESG improvers: Pengana

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Investing in companies that are early in improving their ESG performance can be "more powerful" for investment returns than investing in companies which are already considered ESG leaders, according to Pengana Capital. "Securities that transitioned ...

Fixing Australia's complicated carbon market

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Australia's carbon market is "fragmented, inefficient and complicated," according to the Climate Change Authority (CCA). The CCA has released its Review of International Offsets, which finds that the international carbon market is still evolving. ...

Does Canberra's agenda align with sustainable investment?

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Recently passed legislation to reduce carbon emissions 43% by 2030 in law is 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 ...

Varying levels of progress on modern slavery: IAST APAC

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
APAC-based companies are at various stages of tackling modern slavery, from those coming to grips with the issue to those who are making progress in finding, fixing and preventing modern slavery in their operations and supply chains. Investors Against ...

HESTA, ISPT invests in medical office development

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
HESTA and ISPT have invested $140 million to develop a medical office building in Melbourne, their first direct property acquisition in the healthcare and life sciences sector. ISPT and HESTA as mandate partner will co-develop an on-hospital-campus ...

FS Sustainability launches The Greener Way Podcast

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
... publication tackle head-on the nuances and trade-offs of our complicated world. In The Greener Way, managing editor Rachel Alembakis will dive into conversations with the people influencing real world outcomes across environmental, social and governance ...

CEFC, ANZ provide discount finance for SMEs

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 11 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is allocating up to $200 million with ANZ to provide discounted clean energy finance to business customers. The investment is designed to encourage small to medium-sized (SME) businesses to invest in activities ...

APRA releases climate risk assessment results

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Almost 40% of banks, insurers and superannuation funds say climate-related events could have a "material or moderate impact on their direct operations," according to the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA). APRA has published the findings ...

Pact Group commits to reducing emissions 50% by 2030

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Pact Group has set a target of reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in Australia and New Zealand by 50% by 2030. The sustainable packaging, plastic recycling and reuse company's target covers its direct and indirect Scope 1 and Scope 2 emissions. "Our ...

Singapore to issue inaugural sovereign green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 AUG 2022  |  NEWS
Singapore will issue its first sovereign green bond - the Green Singapore Government Securities (Infrastructure). The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) announced that the green bond will shortly be launched via a syndicated book-building process ...
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