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NZ climate disclosure legislation to affect Australian entities
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
The New Zealand government has introduced world-first legislation that will require listed companies, banks, insurers and fund managers to make public climate risk-related disclosures. The legislation will affect not just New Zealand-domiciled entities ...
State Street launches ESG service for securities lending
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
State Street Global Markets has established an ESG-aware commingled cash collateral reinvestment strategy for clients of its agency lending program. The Agency Lending team of State Street Global Markets has partnered with State Street Global Advisors ...
ASX100 ESG underperformers in global manager's crosshairs
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
One of the largest global fund managers will up the ante on companies by voting against directors of companies - including ASX100 companies - that are showing underperformance on material ESG issues. State Street Global Advisors (SSGA) had previously ...
Assessing ambition of green bonds: BNP Paribas Asset Management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
As the depth and size of the global green bond market has grown in the past decade, it is evolving towards a more regulated definition of "green-ness" and ability to achieve carbon reduction aims, according to BNP Paribas Asset Management. BNP Paribas ...
BlackRock hires former AMP Capital head to ESG role
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 APR 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock have hired Emily Woodland as one of two co-heads of Blackrock Sustainable Investing (BSI) for Asia Pacific. Woodland was formerly AMP Capital's head of sustainable investment, a role she held from 2018 until last year. In her former role ...
BlackRock, Temasek form partnership to invest in decarbonisation
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 14 APR 2021  |  NEWS
BlackRock and Temasek will form an investment partnership that will seek to commit a combined US$600 million in late stage venture capital and early growth private equity with a focus on decarbonisation solutions. The investment partnership, Decarbonization ...
Investors shifting to net zero targets: Robeco
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 13 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors globally are shifting to set net zero decarbonisation targets, but lack of data and reporting is a main obstacle to implementation, according to Robeco. Robeco's '2021 Global Climate Survey' took the pulse of 300 large global investors, with ...
Low-cost, high-reliability road to renewable energy: Grattan Institute
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Australia can implement a net-zero national energy market with renewable energy that is both affordable and reliable, but committing to go zero emissions makes little economic sense at this time, according to the Grattan Institute. Grattan Institute ...
Rainmaker tracks gender diversity of ESG super funds
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Super funds that display ESG characteristics on average have women comprising 40% of trustee positions on fund boards and 44% of executive teams, according to research from Rainmaker Information. Rainmaker Information has published these findings in ...
Investors confident in Australian renewables sector: MinterEllison
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Investors are "overwhelmingly confident" in the outlook for Australian renewables, with state and territory programs to stimulate renewable energy, according to MinterEllison. MinterEllison has published the Australian Renewables Report 2021, which ...
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