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.
Climate action by regulators deferred, not denied: MinterEllison
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
The COVID-19 pandemic is not likely to halt regulatory and investor expectations around corporate progress on climate change risk, according to MinterEllison.
IFM Investors report carbon emission reduction in Australian infrastructure
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 15 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
IFM investors is reporting a nearly 8% reduction in carbon emissions across its Australian infrastructure portfolio in the 2018/2018 financial year.
CEFC to oversee $300m Advancing Hydrogen Fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 8 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) will oversee a $300 million Advancing Hydrogen Fund aimed at supporting the growth of "a clean, innovative, safe and competitive Australia hydrogen industry."
Sustainable Australia Fund on COVID-19 impacts, upgrade finance outlook
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020  |  NEWS
The Sustainable Australia Fund (SAF) is working with stakeholders in the environmental upgrade finance chain to respond to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on industry across the country.
ASEAN green bond issuance reaches US$7.8bn: Climate Bond Initiative
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 17 APR 2020  |  NEWS
Issuance of green bonds in Southeast Asia almost doubled to reach US$7.8 billion in 2019, according to research from the Climate Bonds Initiative.
Green tech can fuel net-zero transition, stimulus: ClimateWorks Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 9 APR 2020  |  NEWS
Fast progress and plummeting costs from green technologies provide an "unprecedented" opportunity for Australia to achieve a net zero emissions economy by 2050 while supporting economic efforts to recover from the coronavirus pandemic, according to ClimateWorks ...
CCA publishes climate policy toolkit for transition to net-zero economy
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 20 MAR 2020  |  NEWS
The Climate Change Authority (CCA) has released its Climate Policy Toolkit for Australia, which includes recommendations for creating investable policies which support the transition to a net zero emissions economy by 2050.