Unite the league: investors join climate coalitionBY RACHEL ALEMBAKIS | MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021 3:50PM
Four new financial institutions have joined Climate League 2030, an initiative seeking further Australian emissions reductions of at least 230 million tonnes a year by the end of the decade.
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POLICY ADVISER CORPORATE REGULATION
The accounting profession has evolved rapidly from being seen as just calculating debits and credits to a provider of holistic financial information, including ESG and climate risk metrics. In the last two decades, CPA Australia policy adviser corporate regulation John Purcell has participated in and guided that evolution, and sees the accounting profession as being fundamental to future developments around sustainability.