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ASX company signs $1.5bn sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 23 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
An ASX-listed company has become the latest to foray into sustainability linked finance with a $1.5 billion sustainability linked loan. Ramsay Health Care has inked the first and largest syndicated SLL by a healthcare provider in Asia Pacific. The $1.5 ...

ASX company issues billion dollar sustainability linked bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
A leading ASX100 company is issuing Australia's first sustainability-linked bond (SLB). Wesfarmers' $1 billion issuance will see the interest rate of the bonds linked to progress against specific renewable energy and emissions performance targets. ...

ESG ratings "just opinions": Dimensional Fund Advisors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Demand for ESG investing is surging, as is interest in ESG data and ratings, but one fund manager likens ESG ratings to "opinions" and argues that investors would be better served by using underlying ESG data, rather than relying on generic ESG ratings. ...

Charter Hall hires group head of ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Charter Hall has hired Andrew Cole as group head of ESG. Cole joins from Lendlease Funds Management Australia, where he was the general manager, sustainability for five years. While at Lendlease, Cole was responsible for developing and integrating the ...

Climate change, diversity, inequality top engagement agenda: T. Rowe Price

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Climate change, diversity, and systemic inequality topped the engagement list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues. T. Rowe Price has issued its third ESG ...

Role of oil and gas in net zero emission future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
The role of gas as a fuel source during the transition to a net zero world economy by 2050 was an issue of sharp debate at a panel during the conference for Australia's leading oil and gas industry group in Perth. Representatives from the Investor Group ...

Oil and gas industry debate green hydrogen future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA). Future ...

Infrastructure manager joins Principles for Responsible Investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). TRUE is a fund of fund manager that offers infrastructure investments to non-institutional investors via investing with two of Australia's ...

EY names Oceania chief sustainability officer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
EY has named Mathew Nelson Oceania chief sustainability officer, a newly created role. Nelson's new role will become effective 1 July 2021. "We know that environmental, social and governance (ESG), sustainability and climate change are broad agendas ...

Investment Leadership Awards ESG winners revealed

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical Investment and BetaShares Capital have taken top awards in the ESG category at the annual Financial Standard Investment Leadership Awards in Sydney. The awards, run by partner publication Financial Standard , recognise Australian ...
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