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Mercer launches climate-transition tool

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020
... which draws from multiple data sources is the capacity to align to a 1.5C global warming target as outlined in the Paris Agreement. "It's best to combine a top-down, total-portfolio view with forward-looking bottom up portfolio analytics such as sector ...

Big banks face shareholder action

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  TUESDAY, 6 OCT 2020
... resolutions lodged against them by environmental finance organisation Market Forces to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement. ANZ's exposure to coal mining increased by 27% to $1.4 billion in 2018 with a further increase to $1.5 billion 2019, while ...

Robeco extends exclusions

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 25 SEP 2020
... investments, transitioning to a lower carbon economy. "As global leader in sustainable investing we are committed to the Paris agreement, which aims to limit the rise in global temperatures to well below 2C. This will require substantial reductions in ...

Super funds accused of chest beating on climate change

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 16 SEP 2020
... zero absolute carbon emissions in its investment portfolio by 2050, a move the fund says is in align with the Paris Agreement. The $83 billion fund said it already has $8 billion invested in ESG strategies and that it will now divest all companies deriving ...

HESTA doubles down on climate action

ALLY SELBY  |  WEDNESDAY, 22 JUL 2020
... book to encourage institutional investment in a green recovery. "New Zealand's Parliament has agreed to long-term Paris Agreement-aligned emission reduction targets and established a Climate Change Commission to deliver an annual carbon budget and report ...

Australian Ethical divests Mercer parent company

ALLY SELBY  |  MONDAY, 13 JUL 2020
... the statement was vague and lacked meaningful information about how the company would assess alignment with the Paris Agreement." Greenwashed, general statements of principal are no longer sufficient, he said, encouraging companies to state clearly what ...

HESTA to go zero carbon

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUN 2020
... Plan (CCTP) that seeks to effectively align the Fund's actions and investment portfolio with the goals of the Paris Agreement. "Our Climate Change Transition Plan is set to be one of the most comprehensive of its kind undertaken by a superannuation fund ...

Mirova chief labels ethical investing pledges hollow

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 12 JUN 2020
... allow COVID-19 to derail work on sustainability. Its requests included supporting the Green Deal and upholding the Paris Agreement, prioritising net zero emissions economic solutions and prioritising human relief and job creation but not at the expense ...

Report reveals superficiality of ESG pledges

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 JUN 2020
... actively considers every climate change resolution that it votes on and supports those that are in line with the Paris Agreement. He pointed out that in relation to a climate change BHP resolution which AustralianSuper did not support, the fund engaged ...

Super funds' dirty, poor performing stocks revealed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 31 MAR 2020
... completely the wrong direction, pursuing new fossil fuel projects and business plans that spell the failure of the Paris Agreement. And they're using our retirement savings to do it," Market Forces said. The companies Market Forces has grievances ...