|Stronger regulation and regulatory enforcement in Asian countries, ranging from plastic use and waste to human rights and labour, expose Australian companies to evolving risks and opportunities across environmental and social metrics, according to Ausbil ...|
|Ed note: The Sustainability Report is pleased to present this article from Anna Crabb, Head of Strategy and Partnerships, B Lab Australia and New Zealand|
|With material human rights issues rising on the agenda for companies and their investors, non-governmental organisations are flagging sexual harassment in garment factories as a source of risk, both in terms of productivity losses and reputational risks ...|
|Climate change will impact the health and finances of elderly Australians at increasing rates over coming decades, necessitating wide ranging policy responses to manage social, economic and public health implications, according to a report by the Actuaries ...|
|Vanessa Zimmerman has launched Pillar Two, a consultancy that will assist companies with human rights policy development and risk management, as well as assisting with human rights and Modern Slavery reporting.|
|Future Super has divested from listed companies that do not have women on their boards or who have not presented plans to improve their diversity.|
|Australia lags Western democracies in its domestic implementation of international human rights commitments, and business plays an important role in the protection of human rights, according to Gillian Triggs, former president of the Australian Human ...|
|NZ Super Fund will divest from $19 million of investments in companies involved in the manufacture of civilian automatic and semi-automatic firearms, magazines or parts prohibited under New Zealand's tough new gun law.|
|A coalition of more than 80 US-based grassroots organisations are protesting US President Donald Trump's policy of immigrant detention through a campaign targeting banks JP Morgan Chase and Wells Fargo for providing debt financing for two for-profit ...|
|With the recent introduction of the Modern Slavery Bill to Parliament, companies with annual turnover of $100 million are in line to report annually on their actions to address modern slavery in operations and the supply chain.|
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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