TCorp NSW issues $1.3 billion green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 21 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
TCorp, the investment and financial management partner of the New South Wales (NSW) public sector, has issued a new $1.3 billion dollar green bond.

Green loans in "nascent" stage: Climate Bonds Initiative

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 15 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
Australian and New Zealand are at a "nascent" stage in the development of its green loans sector, according to new research from the Climate Bonds Initiative.

Ban on waste export presents risks, opportunities

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 8 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
The government's announced ban on the export of recyclable waste and commitment to fund the construction and expansion of recycling facilities brings strategic risks and opportunities for companies and investors

Investors to develop tool to measure biodiversity impacts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
AXA Investment Managers, BNP Paribas Asset Management, Sycomore Asset Management, and Mirova are developing a tool to measure how investment impact biodiversity.

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.