Tracking nature: finance lags on biodiversity

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 29 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Major financial intuitions and companies are falling behind on global deforestation, as the EU enacts a new law to protect and restore nature.

GreenCollar makes strategic acquisition

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 26 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Carbon markets developer and investor GreenCollar has invested in a carbon, energy and sustainability advisory firm to increase end-to-end services to business.

Amazon's Queensland operations to run off solar

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 15 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Global giant Amazon and an independent power producer have announced the commercial operation of a new 125-megawatt renewable energy project that will power Amazon operations, including data centres and fulfilment centres.

Podcast: Greening Gold - Terry Heymann

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
In this conversation, we're talking about making gold a little more green.

Investors push for nature in climate plans

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 6 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Transition plans are pivotal to ensuring companies' credibility in achieving net-zero goals - but currently do not factor in safeguarding and restoring nature and biodiversity.

Podcast: Speaking truth to power on climate finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 5 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
On this episode, a deeper dive into how we measure sustainable finance, and how we value the dollar impact of financing emissions-intensive activities.

Hazardous chemicals a key challenge for investors

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 2 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Investors should actively engage chemical companies, push for transparency, and allocate capital towards reductions in hazardous chemical production and its removal from the environment through innovative funding mechanisms such as green bonds.

Nature-related disclosures underway

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 1 FEB 2024  |  NEWS
Reporting on nature-related corporate disclosures with the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) is now underway, with the first 320 companies and financial institutions now taking part.

Forestry fund falls short of target

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
A global natural capital manager raised US$130 million towards its US$300 million target for its Tropical Asia Forest Fund 2 (TAFF2).

Australian Ethical grants $500k to climate solutions

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 24 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Pure-play ethical investment manager Australian Ethical has announced $500,000 in grants for non-profits in the climate solutions space.
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