AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund hits net zero target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
AMP Capital's Wholesale Office Fund (AWOF) has achieved net zero carbon status for its internally managed assets with a new renewable Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).

Calculating value of biodiversity: BNP Paribas Asset Management

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 29 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Biodiversity and the value of ecosystem services are a critical part of a healthy global economy, with investors working to calculate risk and opportunity on investment portfolios.

Earth Day brings tidings of climate change commitments

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Timed to commemorate Earth Day 2021, FS Sustainability has received a plethora of announcements and commitments from investors, businesses and beloved consumer goods pledging action on climate change.

Low-cost, high-reliability road to renewable energy: Grattan Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 12 APR 2021  |  NEWS
Australia can implement a net-zero national energy market with renewable energy that is both affordable and reliable, but committing to go zero emissions makes little economic sense at this time, according to the Grattan Institute.

Corporate super fund sets net zero target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A major corporate superannuation fund has joined the ranks of super funds announcing plans to achieve net zero greenhouse carbon emissions by 2050.

Companies making net zero commitments they need to keep: investors

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
The world's largest greenhouse gas emitters have a long way to go on delivering on net-zero emissions promises.

Global fund manager launches local climate transition fund

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A leading global fund manager has launched a green transition index fund for Australia and New Zealand.

What's in a name: evaluating the goals behind net zero targets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Super funds and asset managers have announced commitments to remove risks of greenhouse gas emissions from their portfolios. These announcements have a shorthand - "net zero" or "carbon neutral" or "decarbonisation" - and have varying timelines to reach ...

Industry fund sets bar higher with Net Zero timing

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
An industry superannuation fund has set the most ambitious climate change related target yet, aiming to attain a carbon neutral investment portfolio in nine years.

Real estate managers carry out decarbonisation strategies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Real estate managers are continuing the trend of decarbonising their portfolios, with one manager announcing that a portfolio of real estate projects in the US has been certified net carbon zero, while another has set a net zero target.