MUFG Bank structures $333 million green financing deal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 29 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
MUFG Bank has helped structure a US$333 million green financing deal for SoftBank's latest and largest solar project in India.

Auction system proposed to halve electricity emissions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Emissions from coal-fired electricity generators could be drastically reduced by 2030 by introducing a Coal-Generation Phasedown Mechanism (CPM), according to a proposal from a new centre-right think tank.

CSC partners with Osmosis IM on sustainable strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 22 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Commonwealth Superannuation Corporation is partnering with Osmosis Investment Management to launch an environmentally sustainable equity strategy.

Deep Decarbonisation: Green Hydrogen, Net Zero, and the Future of the EU-ETS

MARK LEWIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Beyond the fuel-switch paradigm: The EU-ETS and the goal of net-zero emissions Given the economic shock to the EU-ETS from COVID, the price of EU carbon allowances (EUAs) has held up remarkably well in recent months. From a low of €14.3/t in the early ...

Government to launch inquiry into financial sector and climate risk

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
A proposed federal inquiry will examine the legality of banks and insurers' decisions to withdraw from lending or insuring mining projects on climate risk grounds.

Green loans to finance light rail, battery storage

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 18 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Two new green loans totalling $400 million have been put in place to support light rail and a battery energy storage system.

Cromwell Property Group sets net zero carbon target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
Cromwell Property Group has set a target of achieving a net zero carbon emission target by 2050.

Super fund backs microgrid battery storage development

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 10 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
An industry superannuation fund has made an investment in a microgrid battery storage development to capture renewable energy in New York City and Texas.

Global fund manager joins Climate Action 100+

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 1 DEC 2020  |  NEWS
The world's third largest asset manager will join Climate Action 100+, the world's largest investor engagement initiative on climate change.

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.