Industry super cuts emissions exposures by 40%

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
An industry superannuation fund has cut the carbon emission exposures of its equities portfolios by 40% over the previous year through the introduction of carbon-constrained benchmarks.

Hydrogen's role in the green economy

ANTOINE CHAMPENIER  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Hydrogen is the simplest and most abundant element in existence. People have imagined possible applications for hydrogen for a long time, but these ideas have often been full of promise yet short on delivery. So far, the element's uses have mostly been ...

Climate Action 100+ adds companies to engagement list

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Climate Action 100+ has augmented its focus list of companies for engagement, including several new Australian listed companies.

State of the climate report confirms need for climate-aware investing: Future Super

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
A recent CSIRO and Bureau of Meteorology report confirms pace, severity of climate change, and adds impetus to investing in line with reducing risks of climate change.

Investing in the low-carbon transition: Ninety One

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Global investors have a role to play in engaging with companies to manage their climate change risks as well as investing in decarbonisation-exposed companies, according to Ninety One.

Cost of no climate action to hit Australian economy: Report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 5 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
More than 30% of employed Australians and 30% of national income come from industries exposed to economic disruption and risk from climate change and an unplanned economic transition, according to Deloitte Access Economics.

Australia vulnerable as countries decarbonise

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
With governments around the world setting low carbon targets, there are clear implications for investors in integrating carbon transition considerations in their portfolio.

Waste and recycling legislation to foster circular economy: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
The passage of the Recycling and Waste Reduction Bill can strengthen opportunities in the waste and resource recovery sectors, according to EY.

Bank, state government become first buyers of Reef Credits

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
The Australian arm of a global bank and a state government have become the first purchasers of tradeable units measuring improvements to water quality flowing onto the Great Barrier Reef.

Assessing the costs, opportunities to green hydrogen

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
The European Union's target for achieving net-zero emissions by 2050 will necessitate making green hydrogen a commercially viable energy source by 2030, which brings costs and opportunities, according to BNP Paribas Asset Management.