GRI announces new members to Board of Directors for 2020
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
Molly Harriss Olson, CEO Fairtrade Australia and New Zealand, Australia, has been re-elected for a further term to the GRI Board of Directors, along with four new members.
Incorporating climate risk into investing, finance, and insurance
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
This article first appeared on sister site Industry Moves
Wilderness Society links deforestation to beef production, supply chain risk
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 1 NOV 2019  |  NEWS
A new report from the Wilderness Society shows that 73% of all deforestation in Queensland is linked to beef production, calling on Australian companies to assess their exposures to deforestation in the beef supply chain.
GSSB seeks new business enterprise member for governance body
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 OCT 2019  |  NEWS
The Global Sustainability Standards Board (GSSB), the governance body for the GRI Standards, is looking for a new member representing business enterprises.
Market Forces lodges shareholder resolutions with Westpac, NAB, ANZ
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 OCT 2019  |  NEWS
Market Forces has lodged shareholder resolutions with Westpac, NAB and ANZ, calling on the banks to reduce lending and exposure to fossil fuel companies consistent with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change.
ACSI issues updated Governance Guidelines for ASX300 companies
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 11 OCT 2019  |  NEWS
The Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI) has updated its Governance Guidelines, reflecting the impact of the Banking and Financial Services Royal Commission and stressing the need to incorporate environmental, social and governance issues ...
ASIC critiques management of non-financial risk in governance review
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 OCT 2019  |  NEWS
Company boards and directors are "challenged by important elements of non-financial risk management," according to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC).
Put climate resilience at the core of business strategy: WBCSD
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 4 OCT 2019  |  NEWS
Businesses must put climate resilience at the core of strategy, and scale up investment in mitigation efforts alongside adaptation efforts, according to a new report from the World Business Council on Sustainable Development (WBCSD).
Climate change, ageing population to cause twin impacts: Actuaries Institute
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 27 SEP 2019  |  NEWS
Climate change will impact the health and finances of elderly Australians at increasing rates over coming decades, necessitating wide ranging policy responses to manage social, economic and public health implications, according to a report by the Actuaries ...
Median CEO bonus payout near record high: ACSI
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 SEP 2019  |  NEWS
More than half of ASX100 CEOs received at least 70% of their maximum bonus entitlement, according to the latest analysis of CEO pay by the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).
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