Sunshine state issues $2.75bn green bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 29 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Queensland Treasury Corporation (QTC) has issued a $2.75 billion 10-year green bond.

Ad industry proposes greenwashing code

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The peak body for Australia's advertisers is taking on greenwashing via a new draft code.

NSW can achieve electricity reliability without coal

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
There is no need to use taxpayer fund to keep Australia's biggest coal power plant open beyond 2025, according to think tank Climate Energy Finance.

WEF to unlock US$2.8 tr clean energy investment in global majority nations

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 22 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The World Economic Forum (WEF) has announced a new initiative to assist global majority nations accelerate clean energy investment solutions.

Element Zero raises US$10M for zero-carbon iron

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  FRIDAY, 19 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
A Perth mineral technology company has raised US$10 million in seed funding to harness clean energy to process iron ore reportedly without producing carbon dioxide emissions.

TCorp issues first sustainability bond of 2024

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
TCorp, the investment and financial management partner of the New South Wales (NSW) public sector, has issued a $1.7 billion sustainable bond.

Ethical ETFs AUM surges in 2023: Betashares

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 16 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Funds under management for ethical, responsible and sustainability-themed ETFs surged by more than 24% during 2023, amid a strong year for ETFs broadly.

Podcast: Banking on the future with Australia's green bank

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
CEFC Executive director Richard Lovell joins us for this conversation to talk about the past decade and the future of green investment in Australia.

Treasury publishes climate disclosure legislation

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 15 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
Super funds with more than $5 billion in assets under management will have to report on the financial impacts of climate change from 1 July 2026.

Carbon markets heat up

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 11 JAN 2024  |  NEWS
The beginning of 2024 has seen a maturing carbon market attracting greater attention from stakeholders across various sectors, indicating a surge in demand in both voluntary and compliance markets.