Sydney Airport issues $600m bond with sustainability linked tranche
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 21 FEB 2020  |  NEWS
Sydney Airport has issued an approximately $600 million multi-tranche US private placement bond featuring a $100 million sustainability linked tranche.
Green bond issuance could hit close to US$300 billion: Insight Investment
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 FEB 2020  |  NEWS
Insight Investment predicts issuance of green bonds could hit close to US$300 billion in 2020, and the global fund manager is continuing its call for increased transparency and a "clear demonstration of positive impact."
Company, investor climate change partnership "essential": Robeco
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
Partnership between companies and investors, and between investors themselves, is "essential" to meeting climate change targets, according to global fund manager Robeco.
Analysis: climate change, Australia and the fierce urgency of now
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
As bushfires continue to burn across the southeast of Australia, the push is on to implement effective responses to minimise risk and optimise opportunities stemming from climate change across the economy. Business, finance and civil society are seeking ...
Global green bond market continues to grow, expand: J.P. Morgan
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
The global green bond market continues to both grow and spread into new instruments and new categories, according to J.P. Morgan.
CEFC to provide finance for Bank Australia green home loan program
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) is providing finance of up to $60 million to Bank Australia for a green home loan program.
Calculating the shorter, longer-term cost of bushfire
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 10 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
Economists have begun to count the costs of bushfires throughout southern Australia, identifying that the agriculture, tourism, retail and construction sectors will see negative impacts, but also saying that the worst impacts will be "indirect."
Genex Power closes $192 million certified green debt funding package
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 DEC 2019  |  NEWS
Renewable energy generation developer Genex Power has closed a nearly $200 million debt funding package that has been verified as a green loan, certified by the Climate Bonds Standard.
Climate-related policies "inevitable", but likely to be disorderly: IPR
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 DEC 2019  |  NEWS
Governments will inevitably be required to implement climate-related policies, but due to "highly insufficient" actions thus far, the response by 2025 will be "forceful, abrupt and disorderly," according to the Inevitable Policy Response (IPR) project ...
Directors urged to exercise legal duties over climate risk as context evolves
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 DEC 2019  |  NEWS
This week, Exxon was cleared over charges it had misled shareholders over the cost of climate change, but a legal expert cautioned that directors should not interpret too much from the decision.
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