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Climate crisis tops list of risks for 2020s

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 16 JAN 2020
... temperature highs in 2019. The sobering report released by the World Economic Forum found that extreme weather events, climate action failure, natural disasters, biodiversity loss and human-made environmental disasters are set to dominate 2020 and the ...

BlackRock wakes up to climate change

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 JAN 2020
... Goals during its stewardship activities, reflective of the announcement last week that the firm had joined the Climate Action 100+. The UN's goals challenge business leaders to commit $5-7 trillion in investments annually to address global challenges ...

UK pension fund expands offering, climate risk policy

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 JAN 2020
... investments in companies seeking to adhere to the Paris Accord target. Also in December, Nest signed on to the Climate Action 100+. "The least ambitious end of the Paris Agreement was set at 2C - this will still significantly worsen the risk of drought ...

Fossil fuel exposures climb at UniSuper

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 21 NOV 2019
... signatory to the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment and last year threw its weight behind the global Climate Action 100+, an investor initiative which aims to ensure the world's largest corporate greenhouse gas emitters take action ...

AMP, HESTA, Hostplus lose out in ratings

STAFF WRITER  |  THURSDAY, 26 SEP 2019
... Ethical Advisers' Co-op's points, stating that voting by external managers on behalf of the fund did support climate action. The Ethical Adviser's Co-Op confirmed that it has not reassessed the fund since the rebrand and was currently in ...

First carbon neutral super fund named

KRISTI CHENG  |  TUESDAY, 3 SEP 2019
... publically report on their carbon neutrality". HESTA is a member of the Investor Group on Climate Change and the Climate Action 100+, which push for improved climate change policy and action from governments and organisations around the globe. In July ...

Industry fund awards $150m mandate

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 AUG 2019
... Environmental Finance Sustainable Investment Awards. SPECTRUM identifies investments based on criteria that support climate action and attains the United Nation's sustainable development goals.

Pension giant awards $1bn in mandates

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 27 JUN 2019
... Investment and Stewardship Strategies portfolio, the pension fund said. Earlier this month, CalSTRS signed the Vatican Climate Action Statement. The statement calls for meaningful carbon pricing and enhanced climate-related disclosure. "We believe that ...

Industry fund cuts property portfolio emissions

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 14 SEP 2018
... chief investment officer Kristian Fok laid out a roadmap of what the fund wants to achieve at the recent Global Climate Action Summit held in San Francisco. He said the move was based on a commercial decision that reflects the super fund's values as ...

Industry super fund commits to green bonds

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 11 SEP 2018
... Bonds Initiative chief executive Sean Kidney said green finance was now a critical area for the mainstreaming of climate action. "The foundation signatories are to be congratulated," Kidney said. "By signing the Pledge they are opening another path for ...