GreenCollar secures funding for Queensland carbon farming projects

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 3 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Environmental markets project developer and investor GreenCollar has secured funding for a series of carbon farming projects under the Queensland Government's $500M Land Restoration Fund (LRF).

Identifying climate change risks in investment analysis

AGNIESZKA COCHRANE  |  MONDAY, 31 AUG 2020  |  WHITEPAPER
Many investors continue to struggle to effectively assess and incorporate climate change impacts into their company analysis. This is not without good reason. Climate-related risks (and opportunities) all carry a large degree of uncertainty about them ...

Australia "woefully unprepared": Australian Climate Roundtable

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 28 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
Australia is "woefully unprepared for the scale of climate change threats that will emerge over the coming decades," and coordination of Australia's response to climate change should be managed by the National Cabinet, according to the Australian Climate ...

ARENA allocates $2.17m to Alice Springs grid project

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 14 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
The Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) will allocate $2.17 million to support the Alice Springs Future Grid Project.

BNP Paribas issues $140m in equity-linked green bonds

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 7 AUG 2020  |  NEWS
BNP Paribas has issued $140 million in equity-linked green bonds based on a forward-looking climate index of ASX-listed companies.

Bond investor sues Australian government

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
This article was written by Elizabeth McArthur and was originally published in sister publication the Financial Standard.

UK pension fund to divest half its portfolio

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 31 JUL 2020  |  NEWS
This article was written by Jamie Williamson and originally appeared in sister publication Financial Standard.

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.