New Forests to partner on African forestry strategy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
A partnership of investors including New Forests have announced they will create a fund to invest in the sustainable forestry sector in sub-Saharan Africa.

Fidelity International to invest $150bn in net zero strategies

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
Fidelity International has pledged to have CO2 emissions across its portfolio by 50% by 2030 on the way to net zero by 2050.

Credible COP26 outcome needed to catalyse private investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
COP26 negotiators need to set out a credible pathway to net zero in order to catalyse private finance, according to Impax Asset Management.

ESG a thematic tailwind for microcap stocks: Yarra Capital

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
ESG will be the "next great acceleration" for the Australian micro-cap space, making ESG a significant tailwind for the sector, according to Yarra Capital Management.

Kilter Rural in $70m mandate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Kilter Rural has received $70 million from an unnamed US institutional investor with the mandate to invest in sustainable Australian agriculture and water assets.

CEFC allocates seed capital for lithium production technology

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 26 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has allocated $1.5 million to a company developing new technology to extract lithium for battery production.

Rest outlines net zero scenario, impacts

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Industry fund Rest estimates that its average fund member could be approximately $50,000 better off at retirement if the world acts on climate change.

Alphinity highlights sustainability performance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Boutique fund manager Alphinity Investment Management has published its first sustainability report, detailing activities across portfolios.

Australia among "least attractive" countries for green investment: report

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Australia is one of the least attractive countries for green investment, according to an assessment of G20 countries by three major global investor groups.

CEFC in $50m agri-platform investment

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
The Clean Energy Finance Corporation has invested $50 million towards a sustainable farming platform aimed at using data-driven practices to make farms more productive and resilient to climate change.