|Impact Investor Social Enterprise Finance Australia (Sefa) expects to increase the number of social enterprises it can finance as a result of participating in the federal government's Coronavirus Small and Medium Enterprise (SME) Guarantee Scheme.|
|A new research project led by Developing East Arnhem Limited (DEAL) is investigating potential commercial Indigenous forestry and support traditional owners to "facilitate a sustainable forest-based livelihood."|
|The consortium of philanthropists and investors behind the purchase of the AAP Newswire have labelled the transaction an impact investment motivated by a desire to protect media diversity in Australia.|
|The UN Global Compact Network Australia (UNGCNA) is calling for a collaborative effort by government and business to address the serious risks to public health posed by climate change.|
|The rapid adoption of distance learning for students globally as a result of the coronavirus pandemic has increased the profile of EdTech and raised the opportunity to invest in a sector with potential for growth and positive impact, according to Credit ...|
|Digital human rights issues such as data privacy, cybersecurity and social impacts of AI can pose risks to companies, and protection of digital human rights take on new considerations in the post-COVID-19 era, according to Robeco.|
|The Australian market for impact investing has nearly tripled over the past two years, from $5.7 billion to $19.9 billion, according to a new study from the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA).|
|The European Union has announced a bold post-COVID-19 recovery plan that is centred on a green recovery, but also a fair recovery, opening up new questions and possibilities for investors and implications for Australia's recovery as well.|
|The COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate the trend of digitisation as companies have shifted to work from home, meaning that funds that are invested in technology are poised to capture market opportunity.|
|First State Super has joined the Tobacco Free Finance Pledge Stamp.|
Climate change, diversity, and systemic inequality topped the engagement list for T. Rowe Price, with the global fund manager pressing for improved disclosure from corporations and asset managers on ESG issues.
Establishing a successful Australian hydrogen industry hinges on managing three challenges - cost, scale, and social acceptance, according to a panel of experts speaking at the Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA).
The Australian Petroleum Production and Exploration Association (APPEA) conference was timed with an announcement from the federal government that new offshore petroleum exploration acreage has been released.
TRUE Infrastructure Management has joined the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
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