|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 and The Nature Conservancy (TNC) Australia have partnered to identify projects to leads towards the issuance of blue impact bonds and other assets.|
|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 ...|
|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.|
|The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) has approved more than $100 million towards three commercial-scale renewable hydrogen projects.|
|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).|
|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.|
|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.|
|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.|
|A major corporate superannuation fund has joined the ranks of super funds announcing plans to achieve net zero greenhouse carbon emissions by 2050.|
Assessing the ESG characteristics of mortgage and other asset-backed securities (ABS) are an "essential component" of investing in securitised markets, according to Morgan Stanley Investment Management (MSIM).
Australian CEOs face calls for more ESG reporting and transparency, but admit they struggle to "articulate a compelling ESG story," according to research from KPMG.
Climate-related business and investment decisions are shifting from risk to capturing new opportunities, according to former APRA executive board member Geoff Summerhayes.
A former Statewide Super product and distribution manager and a financial adviser have launched an ethical multi-asset fund for retail, wholesale and institutional investors.
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