Sustainable finance initiative establishes permanent bodyBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | FRIDAY, 23 JUL 2021 3:08PM
The Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative (ASFI) is transitioning to a permanent body to drive and coordinate the delivery of its 2020 roadmap.Read more: Australian Sustainable Finance Institute, Simon O'Connor, ANZ, Jacki Johnson, Allianz, Cbus, Commonwealth Bank, HSBC, IAG, Katharine Tapley, KPMG, Kristian Fok, Link Group, Michelle McPherson, Moody's ESG, National Australia Bank, Point Advisory, QBE, S&P Global, State Super, Westpac
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