|The Governance Institute has released a guide aimed at assisting companies that are seeking education on how to consider and report on material exposures to climate change risk.|
|Sydney Airport has issued an approximately $600 million multi-tranche US private placement bond featuring a $100 million sustainability linked tranche.|
|The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB) is developing a new Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) standard for the agriculture and fishing sector.|
|Climate change is a strategic risk to business, their employees and the communities in which they operate, and is also intertwined with human rights, according to Global Compact Network Australia (GCNA).|
|More than 80% of Australia's business leaders believe that climate change will have a negative impact on their business operations, nearly double the global average, according to Deloitte.|
|Economists have begun to count the costs of bushfires throughout southern Australia, identifying that the agriculture, tourism, retail and construction sectors will see negative impacts, but also saying that the worst impacts will be "indirect."|
|Alternative stock exchange the Sydney Stock Exchange (SSX) has announced Michael Go as its new CEO, as well as its first two listing applications.|
|The GRI has launched a new tax reporting standard for comprehensive tax disclosure at the country-by country level.|
|Australian insurers QBE and Suncorp are among global insurers and reinsurers withdrawing cover for new coal projects, according to the third annual Unfriend Coal scorecard. Seventeen of the world's biggest insurer have announced they are withdrawing ...|
|Westpac shareholders are considering whether to vote against the remuneration report at the December 12 AGM, and if a second strike is recorded, if a complete board spill is the right solution to governance failing.|
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.
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).
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference was timed with an announcement from the federal government that new offshore petroleum exploration acreage has been released.
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
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