Using climate scenarios to assess company risks, return

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 JUN 2021  |  NEWS
Using climate scenario analysis to evaluate climate risks at the company level can be an essential tool to identify potential risks as well as potential opportunities, according to Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI).

HSBC, partners to identify blue carbon projects

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Australia have partnered to identify projects to leads towards the issuance of blue impact bonds and other assets.

Powerful signal on climate with votes, court decisions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 27 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
Shareholder votes against management at Chevron and ExxonMobil and a ruling by a Dutch court against Royal Dutch Shell intensifies the focus on the oil and gas industry, but experts say all Australian company directors should heed advice when it comes ...

FY22 budget proposes "technology not taxes" for climate change

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
This year's federal budget underlined the government's focus on "technology, not taxes" to manage climate change, with Treasurer Josh Frydenberg announcing a further $1.6 billion commitment to drive abatement of greenhouse gas emissions.

ARENA commits more than $100 million to clean hydrogen projects

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 5 MAY 2021  |  NEWS
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has approved more than $100 million towards three commercial-scale renewable hydrogen projects.

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.