MSCI launches Real Estate Climate Value-at-Risk solution for investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
MSCI has launched a new product designed to assist real estate investors assess and manage their exposure to climate change.

Climate change, unclear policy response pose investment risk: JANA

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Investment consulting firm JANA is warning investors that the impact of climate change and unclear policy response by governments pose significant risk to return.

Future Super measures environmental impact of portfolio

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Future Super has released its second impact report, measuring the fund's environmental impact both in terms of fossil fuel investments avoided and renewable energy that investments have generated.

HKEX, SSGA join Climate Bond Initiative Partners Programme

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) and State Street Global Advisors have joined the Climate Bonds Initiative's Partners Programme.

Majority of Australians want greater action on climate change: Glow

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
The majority of citizens in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada want their governments to do more to combat climate change, according to a poll conducted by research platform Glow.

Future Business Council to close, join BCSD Australia

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
The Future Business Council (FBC) is closing, and the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia) will become the home for FBC's alumni network, contacts and intellectual property.

Climate action by regulators deferred, not denied: MinterEllison

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
The COVID-19 pandemic is not likely to halt regulatory and investor expectations around corporate progress on climate change risk, according to MinterEllison.

IFM Investors report carbon emission reduction in Australian infrastructure

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
IFM investors is reporting a nearly 8% reduction in carbon emissions across its Australian infrastructure portfolio in the 2018/2018 financial year.

CEFC to oversee $300m Advancing Hydrogen Fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will oversee a $300 million Advancing Hydrogen Fund aimed at supporting the growth of "a clean, innovative, safe and competitive Australia hydrogen industry."

Sustainable Australia Fund on COVID-19 impacts, upgrade finance outlook

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020  |  NEWS
The Sustainable Australia Fund (SAF) is working with stakeholders in the environmental upgrade finance chain to respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on industry across the country.