Companies fall short on net zero commitments: ClimateWorks

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Dexus and Fortescue have climate commitments that fully align with the goal of containing climate change to 1.5 degrees C, according to new analysis from ClimateWorks Australia.

Baring Private Equity Asia inks multi-billion dollar SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Baring Private Equity Asia (BPEA) has established a sustainability linked loan (SLL) worth up to US$3.2, with initial commitments of approximately US$1.5 billion.

Corporate finance execs seeking greater ESG knowledge

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
As ESG and sustainability issues continue to impact on company, finance professionals are seeking education and upskilling to improve their ability to manage risk and return considerations.

Accounting bodies commit to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's major professional accounting bodies have joined international peers in a net zero greenhouse gas emissions initiative.

ASIC trains sights on IPO net zero statements

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
ASIC has intervened in net zero statements in the IPO of an energy company, a further signal that the regulator is monitoring greenwashing statements.

Charter Hall signs green development loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Charter Hall has signed a $202 million certified green development loan to support the construction of a Melbourne development.

La Trobe Financial goes carbon neutral

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
La Trobe Financial Group has announced it is a carbon neutral business.

Australian companies under "extreme pressure" over ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Australian companies are under "extreme pressure" to improve ESG practices and corporate culture, integrate technology and strengthen reputations in the next 12 months, according to a survey from FTI Consulting.

Property manager announces further $500m SLL

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
Industry Super Property Trust (ISPT) said it will seek to have all its loans converted into sustainability linked loans (SLL), while announcing an additional $495 million SLL deal.

APAC data centre operator inks $2.1bn sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 16 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
An Asia-Pacific data centre operator with facilities in Australia has converted its existing $2.1 billion corporate loans into a sustainability linked loan (SLL).