ARENA grants additional funding for Monash Uni renewables study
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) provided nearly a half million dollars in additional funding for a Monash University-led project to investigate the integration of renewables into the national energy grid.
Taking a closer look at corporate lobbying on climate change
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 21 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Ed note: The Sustainability Report is pleased to present this opinion piece from Dr Ian Woods, Specialist, Sustainable Investment, Chronos Sustainability and Clare Richards, Senior Engagement Manager, Church of England Pensions Board. The opinions expressed ...
First State Super targets 30% emissions reduction in equities portfolio
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
First State Super has set targets to reduce carbon emissions in its equities portfolio and will divest from thermal coal miners as part of a Climate Change Portfolio Transition Plan.
Local Government Super certified carbon neutral by Climate Active
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
Climate Active has certified that Local Government Super is certified carbon neutral.
MSCI launches Real Estate Climate Value-at-Risk solution for investors
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 3 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
MSCI has launched a new product designed to assist real estate investors assess and manage their exposure to climate change.
Climate change, unclear policy response pose investment risk: JANA
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Investment consulting firm JANA is warning investors that the impact of climate change and unclear policy response by governments pose significant risk to return.
Future Super measures environmental impact of portfolio
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Future Super has released its second impact report, measuring the fund's environmental impact both in terms of fossil fuel investments avoided and renewable energy that investments have generated.
HKEX, SSGA join Climate Bond Initiative Partners Programme
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing (HKEX) and State Street Global Advisors have joined the Climate Bonds Initiative's Partners Programme.
Majority of Australians want greater action on climate change: Glow
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 5 JUN 2020  |  NEWS
The majority of citizens in Australia, New Zealand, the United States, the United Kingdom and Canada want their governments to do more to combat climate change, according to a poll conducted by research platform Glow.
Future Business Council to close, join BCSD Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
The Future Business Council (FBC) is closing, and the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia) will become the home for FBC's alumni network, contacts and intellectual property.
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