Scentre Group to increase disclosure for cleaning contracts
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Scentre Group will enhance its disclosure on prevention of wage theft in cleaning contracts and how it manages safe workloads for cleaning staff.
Rio leadership overhaul aimed at restoring trust, license to operate
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Rio Tinto has overhauled its executive leadership in a bid to rebuild trust and social license to operate in the wake of the destruction at Juukan Gorge.
Sustainability important to future of SME sector: Australia Post
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Almost half of small businesses in Australia consider sustainability to be very important to their future success, according to research from Australia Post.
Australian Ethical tops $5 billion in assets under management
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Australian Ethical Investment has surpassed $5 billion in funds under management, a growth figure that sets the company up to push further into existing markets and develop its relationships in the advisory space.
Tech platform to assist ASX companies in ESG reporting
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
Small and medium sized ASX listed companies can measure, monitor and report their material environmental, social and governance (ESG) exposures through a new technology platform linked to the World Economic Forum (WEF)'s ESG Global Standard Metrics.
Report calls out AIA's coal-based assets, policy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Health and life insurer AIA is under pressure to set targets regarding its portfolio holdings in coal and coal-fired electricity assets.
Downer inks $1.4 billion sustainability-linked debt facility
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Downer EDI Limited has established a $1.4 billion syndicated sustainability linked loan facility, linked to environmental and social metrics.
Sharp increase in food waste: Rabobank Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The impact of COVID-19 has also hit Australia's progress in reducing food waste, leading to a jump in the amount of food Australian households are throwing out, according to Rabobank Australia.
Companies expect increase in sales linked to sustainability: HSBC
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Companies in Australia expect an increase in sales as a direct result of efforts to incorporate sustainability in their business, according to a survey from HSBC.
International sustainability accounting standards bodies to merge
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
The International Integrated Reporting Council (IIRC) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) will merge into one organisation by mid-2021.
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