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Rest outlines net zero scenario, impacts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Industry fund Rest estimates that its average fund member could be approximately $50,000 better off at retirement if the world acts on climate change. Rest has released the scenario analysis and stress testing of its investment portfolio and outlined ...

NAB, Ramsay Health Care in ESG derivative transaction

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Ramsay Health Care has closed Australia's first sustainability-linked derivative. Ramsay Health Care traded an ESG-linked interest rate swap exclusively with NAB, the bank reported. The ESG targets are linked to an existing sustainability linked ...

Alphinity highlights sustainability performance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Boutique fund manager Alphinity Investment Management has published its first sustainability report, detailing activities across portfolios. The first sustainability and ESG report focuses on activities within firm, including the hiring of Jessica Cairns ...

Actuaries Institute challenges boards on skills gaps

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Board recruitment should recognise the special needs of banks and insurance companies, according to the paper, The Special Needs of Financial Services Boards. The paper is co-written by Barry Rafe, a former Actuaries Institute president, and Ian Laughlin ...

Companies fall short on net zero commitments: ClimateWorks

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Dexus and Fortescue have climate commitments that fully align with the goal of containing climate change to 1.5 degrees C, according to new analysis from ClimateWorks Australia. ClimateWorks has published Corporate action for 1.5 degrees: best practice ...

Australia among "least attractive" countries for green investment: report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Australia is one of the least attractive countries for green investment, according to an assessment of G20 countries by three major global investor groups. The Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC), the Asian Investor Group on Climate Change (AIGCC) ...

CEFC in $50m agri-platform investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has invested $50 million towards a sustainable farming platform aimed at using data-driven practices to make farms more productive and resilient to climate change. The CEFC made the allocation to the Transforming ...

Paradice Investment Management hires ESG analyst

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Paradice Investment Management has hired Maddy Dwyer as ESG analyst. Dwyer is based in Sydney and joins Paradice from Pendal Group, where she was responsible investments manager. Dwyer started her ESG career at Regnan in 2015 before moving to Pendal ...

Baring Private Equity Asia inks multi-billion dollar SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) has established a sustainability linked loan (SLL) worth up to US$3.2, with initial commitments of approximately US$1.5 billion. The SLL facility is linked to sustainability performance targets that will reduce the ...

Climate change "a first-order risk": RBA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Reserve Bank of Australia deputy governor Guy Debelle called climate change "a first-order risk for the financial system", with broad-ranging impacts on Australia. Debelle also warned while there has only been "isolated examples" of divestment from ...
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