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Podcast: Divestment, impact, and all that good stuff with Sharon Davis of Future Super

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 16 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Today, senior journalist and host Rose Mary Petrass sits down with Sharon Davis, Executive Director of Investments at Future Super, a superfund that invests for a fossil fuel free future. The superannuation firm has no coal, oil and gas holdings, and ...

Canberra's new plan a winner for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Albanese's Future Made in Australia Act is a much-needed signal to promote competition, resiliency, productivity, and attract capital, investors say. The new on-shore manufacturing laws give the green light for superannuation funds and other institutional ...

Social impact groups bolster leadership

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
International Justice Mission (IJM), the world's largest anti-slavery organisation, has appointed a new Australian CEO. Plus: award-winning sustainable fashion house The Social Outfit gets new head of impact. David Braga has been appointed to lead ...

Sandon Capital to buy carbon farms

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 15 APR 2024  |  NEWS
An activist fund has lobbed a $11.6 million cash takeover bid for a majority stake in 30 Western Australian carbon farms. Carbon Conscious Investments (CCI) holds carbon property rights to nearly 17,000 hectares of Mallee trees plantation in the WA ...

RIAA: Sustainability goes mainstream

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
The RIAA Conference Australia 2024 is coming up in May, helping investors navigate the mainstreaming of sustainability, and unveiling pivotal initiatives like the Sustainability Classifications and the Artificial Intelligence and Human Rights Investor ...

Investors fail to vote for climate despite pledges

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Board directors of energy companies continue to be elected with over 95% shareholder support, even when those companies perform poorly against investor expectations. More than six years after the launch of the Climate Action 100+ (CA100+) Net Zero Company ...

Three innovations to fix carbon market

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 APR 2024  |  NEWS
With effective risk management and capital allocation, Australia's carbon market can scale to become the biggest in the world, Westpac and the Carbon Market Institute (CMI) say. Companies are shifting from a focus on carbon neutrality to net zero alignment ...

Upskill needed as mandatory reporting looms

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024  |  NEWS
Australian businesses and financiers face significant challenges in reporting on sustainability - a technical skill that is essential to meet climate targets and ensure a smooth and effective transition to net zero. Both government and high education ...

Podcast: Boeing, Qantas and corporate governance in aviation - with Megan Motto

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2024  |  NEWS
In the wake of the Qantas and ongoing Boeing scandals, investors - and the public - are asking questions on corporate governance, risk management, and ethical conduct. Today we chat with Megan Motto, CEO of the Governance Institute of Australia - a ...

DEI winner takes home top prize

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 8 APR 2024  |  NEWS
A social enterprise that employs refugee and migrant women has won the National Banksia Award; it's the first time a nomination in the DEI category has taken out the top sustainability prize. The fashion house The Social Outfit provides employment and ...
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