|Companies working to improve waste recovery and reuse in daily operations must understand and comply with rapidly changing regulatory regimes, according to law firm McCullough Robertson.|
|Mitsubishi Corporation has bought a 40% stake in an Australian nature-based developer of carbon credit projects.|
|The global financial services industry faces $600 billion in climate change risks with widespread implications for banks across credit risk, market risk and operational risk, according to research from by Accenture.|
|Rainmaker Information (Rainmaker), publisher of FS Sustainability, has signed a definitive agreement to be acquired by Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS), a leading provider corporate governance and responsible investment solutions, market intelligence ...|
|A big four bank has inked the first sustainability linked loan (SLL) for Australia's agriculture industry.|
|Shareholder activist group Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) has filed a shareholder resolution with AGL Energy requesting targets that are aligned with the Paris Agreement for both of the proposed demerged companies.|
|Schroders has appointed a head of sustainability strategy, APAC and a head of ESG integration, Asia Pacific as part of building a four-person APAC sustainability team.|
|The Royal Adelaide Hospital has secured $2.2 billion in social and green loan refinance.|
|A listed ASX company has announced it is the first carbon neutral domestic gas producer.|
|The ASX is one possible contender to develop a carbon exchange that will be administered by the Clean Energy Regulator (CER).|
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).
Australian CEOs face calls for more ESG reporting and transparency, but admit they struggle to "articulate a compelling ESG story," according to research from KPMG.
Climate-related business and investment decisions are shifting from risk to capturing new opportunities, according to former APRA executive board member Geoff Summerhayes.
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.
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