|HSBC Australia has launched a new project to develop for a mangrove bond that can be used to protect and restore vital natural habitats.|
|Climate Action 100+ has laid out a new set of expectations for the food and beverage sector to make process towards decarbonising their operations and supply chain in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.|
|The momentum to address climate change has built, but regulatory, methodological and investor climate action remain challenges in financial markets, according to ISS ESG.|
|Oil and gas producer Santos' claims that natural gas provides clean energy and that the company has a pathway to net zero emissions by 2040 will be challenged in federal court.|
|If Australia is to meet net zero emissions by 2050, the industrial sector will have to significantly cut its carbon emissions through a combination of policies and actions, according to the Grattan Institute.|
|Andrew Forrest joined the call for Australia to set a net zero 2050 target while announcing ambitious plans to produce green hydrogen through Fortescue Metals.|
|Banks are uniquely exposed to the risks of climate change, but uniquely placed to drive the transition to a low carbon future, according to Aviva Investors.|
|Investors are pressing for swift action on climate change after a landmark report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) that has been labelled a "code red for humanity."|
|Against the backdrop of a landmark report into the physical impacts of climate change, one expert suggests that Australia's existing policy settings can be updated to a cap-and-trade systems to meet the challenge.|
|Steel is essential in today's world, and it will be just as essential tomorrow - much of the technology to create a zero-carbon future, from wind turbines to mass transportation, will use steel in its construction. Yet steel production itself is ...|
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).
Australian CEOs face calls for more ESG reporting and transparency, but admit they struggle to "articulate a compelling ESG story," according to research from KPMG.
Climate-related business and investment decisions are shifting from risk to capturing new opportunities, according to former APRA executive board member Geoff Summerhayes.
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.
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