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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 ...

Chief economist update: Coronavirus cures climate change

BENJAMIN ONG  |  MONDAY, 16 MAR 2020
... incidence of infections has peaked. The good news? The coronavirus is succeeding where the Kyoto Protocol or the Paris Agreement, and many other gabfests on climate change failed. Nature's rebalancing itself. Greta Thunberg must be pleased.

UNSW to ditch fossil fuels

ELIZA BAVIN  |  THURSDAY, 5 MAR 2020
... divestment of fossil fuel assets in its investment portfolio supports its net zero emissions goal, in line with the Paris Agreement commitment to limit global warming to 1.5C. "UNSW has a proud history of being at the forefront of climate science and ...

Academics protest UniSuper investments

HARRISON WORLEY  |  WEDNESDAY, 26 FEB 2020
... least 10% of the fund's Australian share holdings are in companies actively undermining the climate goals of the Paris agreement, including Woodside, Santos and APA". "UniSuper is responsible for the retirement savings of Australia's leading scientists ...

Climate crisis tops list of risks for 2020s

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 16 JAN 2020
... action, the UN has warned that countries have veered off course when it comes to meeting their commitments under the Paris Agreement on climate change." Marsh & McLennan Insights chair John Drzik said big business is feeling the heat. "There is mounting ...