Improve ESG data, analytics to enhance decisions: SAS

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Improving ESG data and analytics is key to making sustainability central to shareholder and corporate decisions, according to SAS.

Companies have duty to act on climate conclusions of IPCC report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 10 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
With the publication of a landmark report into the physical impacts of climate change, company executives and directors must respond to the impending risks to business and supply chain.

Setting ESG targets a "first mover advantage" for companies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Setting ambitious ESG targets can provide companies with a "first mover advantage" in terms of access to new forms of capital and investment.

Compliance risk to new waste, recycling laws

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
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 buys stake in Australian carbon credit developer

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Mitsubishi Corporation has bought a 40% stake in an Australian nature-based developer of carbon credit projects.

Banks face multi-billion risks from climate change: Accenture

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
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.

Institutional Shareholder Services to acquire Rainmaker Information

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
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 ...

Agriculture business signs first sustainability linked loan

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A big four bank has inked the first sustainability linked loan (SLL) for Australia's agriculture industry.

Activist group files climate resolution to AGL AGM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
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 names APAC sustainability heads

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
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.