Woolworths commits to ambitious GHG emissions cuts
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Woolworths Group has committed to reducing its scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 63% by 2030 in targets endorsed by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi).
Solar financier to issue certified green ABS
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Brighte Capital, a leading domestic home energy-focused financier, will participate in a 100% green-certified asset-backed securities issuance.
Coles signs Queensland renewable energy deal
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Coles will source more than 90% of its Queensland electricity from renewable energy sources after signing an agreement with state-owned CleanCo.
Climate change to bring more frequent, intense weather: IAG
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Climate change will cause more fires, hailstorms and cyclones across Australia, resulting in greater property, personal and economic damage, and hardship for Australian communities, warns insurer IAG.
Substantial investment needed for sustainable infrastructure: RARE Infrastructure
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Infrastructure assets will require "substantial investments" to achieve lower carbon emission targets, according to new research from RARE Infrastructure.
CEFC backs project to bring Tesla Powerwall to SA social housing
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 9 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is investing up to $30 million in program to deliver home energy systems to social housing tenants in South Australia.
GreenCollar secures funding for Queensland carbon farming projects
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Environmental markets project developer and investor GreenCollar has secured funding for a series of carbon farming projects under the Queensland Government's $500M Land Restoration Fund (LRF).
Identifying climate change risks in investment analysis
AGNIESZKA COCHRANE  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Many investors continue to struggle to effectively assess and incorporate climate change impacts into their company analysis. This is not without good reason. Climate-related risks (and opportunities) all carry a large degree of uncertainty about them ...
Australia "woefully unprepared": Australian Climate Roundtable
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Australia is "woefully unprepared for the scale of climate change threats that will emerge over the coming decades," and coordination of Australia's response to climate change should be managed by the National Cabinet, according to the Australian Climate ...
ARENA allocates $2.17m to Alice Springs grid project
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will allocate $2.17 million to support the Alice Springs Future Grid Project.