Global fund manager buys Australian forestry asset

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
A global fund manager has acquired an Australian forestry business based on its financial and environmental sustainability merits.

Carbon capture and storage questioned after Chevron result

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's only commercial scale carbon capture and storage (CCS) project has failed to meet targets to sequester carbon emissions from an LNG facility, raising questions as the role that CCS technology can play in reaching decarbonisation targets within ...

Charting a course to net zero: Neuberger Berman

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
For super funds and other asset owners, setting a net zero decarbonisation target is just the first step in a complex process, according to Neuberger Berman.

CEFC, CBA finance plastic recycling facility

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 7 JUL 2021  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) and Commonwealth Bank will finance a plastics recycling facility, its first commitment under the Australian Recycling Investment Fund.

Assessing impacts of nature-based solutions: CMI

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Reforestation, ecosystem regeneration and other projects will not only protect and restore biodiversity but could also support local communities and present a source of financial activity in the Asia Pacific region.

Why the move to clean energy won't be enough

ALISTAIR MILLS  |  THURSDAY, 17 JUN 2021  |  WHITEPAPER
Climate change: Opportunity in the face of catastrophe 2020 was planet Earth's hottest on record - a fact that many would be forgiven for missing in what can only be described as a tumultuous year. Outside of the COVID pandemic, global weather patterns ...

Oil and gas industry debate green hydrogen future

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).

Assessing carbon beta risk in portfolios: Platypus Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Measuring a portfolio's carbon emissions to produce a footprint is a blunt instrument that may not accurately measure and manage climate risk, according to Platypus Asset Management.

Oxfam Australia calls for stronger climate action amid GDP risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Australia could lose as much as 12.5% in GDP by 2050 unless there is more ambitious action on climate change, according to Oxfam Australia.

Integrating the circular economy into investment strategies: American Century

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Focusing on building a circular economy that integrates natural capital in terms of both costs and future benefits is a long-term investing strategy, according to American Century Investments.