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Market Forces takes aim at big banks

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 19 DEC 2019
... will face a shareholder resolution calling on it to disclose targets and strategy in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement on climate change. "Every day counts when it comes to getting to grips with the climate crisis," said Market Forces executive ...

NAB accused of greenwashing

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 19 NOV 2019
... thermal coal exit, we need to recognise that NAB's position on climate change is consistent with the failure of the Paris Agreement, and an invitation to runaway global warming" said Market Forces Executive Director Julien Vincent. "By signalling to ...

IFM Investors sets significant emissions targets

KRISTI CHENG  |  MONDAY, 26 AUG 2019
... reporting." "This exciting initiative represents a genuine commitment and start to aligning our assets to the Paris Agreement, and it makes perfect business sense by reducing costs, mitigating future business risks and contributing to outcomes that our ...

Suncorp responds to shareholder resolution

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 26 JUL 2019
... progress to achieve the targets set. Market Forces said Suncorp's targets should be consistent with the goal of the Paris Agreement to pursue efforts to limit the temperature increase from global warming to 1.5 degrees above pre-industrial level. The ...

Suncorp pressured on coal

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 25 JUL 2019
... Investment Policy, and Responsible Banking & Insurance Policy which align the business practices with the 2015 Paris Agreement. "Suncorp's exposure to the fossil fuels industry is not material, being less than 0.5% in the insurance business and investment ...

Responsible investments outperform mainstream

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 3 JUL 2019
... environmental and social risk, and support the achievement of the emissions reductions to meet the commitments of the 2016 Paris Agreement. The Australian Sustainable Financial Initiative is expected to have a similar impact in Australia," Spicer said. ...

Pension fund giant cuts BHP

KANIKA SOOD  |  THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2019
... consumption of coal consumed for energy use today is not consistent with the achievement of the targets in the Paris Agreement." KLP is based in Oslo and is owned by the members of the public sector occupational pensions.

Big banks, super funds join forces for sustainability

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 MAR 2019
... better enable the financial services sector to contribute to delivering on international commitments, such as the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, while underpinning economic stability and prosperity for Australia." ...

Institutional investors call out climate policy

DARREN SNYDER  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 FEB 2019
... reductions to 2030. "This will make a key contribution to us meeting our 26% emissions reduction target under the Paris agreement," Price said. "The ERF is investing in our farmers to help them revegetate degraded land, to protect existing forest areas ...

Nikko AM supports climate change agenda

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 5 OCT 2018
... help keep global temperature rises below 2 degrees Celsius, while calling for government implementation of the Paris Agreement through the following four areas: Investor disclosure Corporate engagement Policy advocacy Investment According to Nikko, it ...