Brambles reports progress on 2020 sustainability goals
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Logistics company Brambles has identified key climate-related themes in its annual reporting - a low-carbon advantage, network resilience, and raw material supply security and continuity.
The Sustainability Report relaunched as FS Sustainability
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Leading financial services ESG publication The Sustainability Report has been officially re-launched as FS Sustainability.
Why sustainability matters in real estate
CHRIS NUNN  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
As Australia's largest employer of 1.4 million people, and its biggest industry, representing 13% of Australian gross domestic product (Property Council of Australia), the real estate industry has a tremendous opportunity to lead the way on addressing ...
More companies reporting on SDGs, but quality lacking: RMIT
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
A growing number of ASX-listed companies are reporting on commitments to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), but the quality of disclosure "remains lacking," according to a new report from RMIT University and the United Nations Association of Australia.
Heritage Bank enacts environmental, social, governance policy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Mutual Heritage Bank has enacted an environmental, social and governance position statement that codify the bank's practice around sustainability issues, as well as opens the door to further products and services aligned with an ESG approach.
COVID-19 risks and impacts disclosure "unprecedented challenge": AICD
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
In a move to assist companies in reporting on the impacts of COVID-19, the Australian Institute of Company Directors (AICD), Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand (CA ANZ) and CPA Australia have published a joint guidance on disclosure and ...
SASB, GRI announce collaborative workplan for further understanding
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) and the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) have announced a collaborative workplan to drive understanding of how the standards can be used concurrently.
Insure Our Future calls for halt to insuring oil and gas projects
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
A coalition of global environmental NGOs is calling on the largest global insurers to halt insuring new oil and gas expansion projects and phase out insurance for oil and gas companies in order to meet a 1.5C global climate target.
Australian companies below global peers on reporting, targets: Refinitiv
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Australian companies are "well below their global peers" in reporting and setting targets on carbon emissions, waste and water reductions, according to Refinitiv.
GRI to update three Universal Standards, seeks public comment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
GRI is updating its Universal Standards to improve how reporting entities use the GRI standards to disclose impacts on economy, environment, and people.
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