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Top economist Don Stammer to fund UNE scholarship

MICHELLE BALTAZAR  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUL 2021
... who then went on to become Reserve Bank governors. "In 1979, I wrote to Ian Macfarlane, who was at that time with OECD in Paris, offering him a senior position in the research department of the Reserve Bank of Australia. The same year, I recruited a ...

Weeding out net zero fakers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... other side it's not just companies making these commitments, investors are now committing to net zero in line with the Paris Agreement - especially institutional investors like super funds. And this could change the quality of action from companies ...

More super funds make climate commitments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
More financial institutions have signed up to Climate League 2030, which seeks to achieve Paris-aligned emissions reductions in Australia by 2030. TelstraSuper, ISPT, U Ethical and Teachers Mutual Bank today joined over a dozen institutional investors ...

TIAA commits to net zero

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... account's efforts as we continue to press carbon-intensive companies and individual assets to align with the goals of the Paris Agreement." TIAA will implement five-year interim carbon emission targets leading up to 2050. The first target is set ...

First Sentier adds director

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 7 MAY 2021
... Rouge was previously the chief transformation officer for Suez Water Technologies & Solutions and a senior executive at the Paris-based water treatment provider. She has more than 15 years of industry experience managing large industrial business units ...

Equity Trustees wins mandate

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 APR 2021
... in technology, fintech and medtech with a focus on Silicon Valley and Israel. HGO recently listed on the Euronext Growth Paris. Equity Trustees will act as the AIFM for HGO, which is similar to the responsible entity function in Australia. "We're ...

ACSI launches new climate change policy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
... risk. The newly updated policy from ACSI aims to improve how companies approach climate change risk. The policy supports the Paris Agreement and the need for companies to commit to pathways for net zero emissions by 2050. "Climate change is one of the ...

APRA releases draft climate change guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... APRA states that it does not create new requirements or obligations. "Since the Australian government became a party to the Paris Agreement, APRA has been raising awareness of climate-related risks to the financial sector," says APRA chair Wayne Byres. ...

MSCI launches life sciences indices

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 22 APR 2021
... treatments. The series is the latest addition to MSCI's growing portfolio of thematic indices. It launched the MSCI Climate Paris Aligned Index Suite in October 2020, eight new indices that capture climate data from its Climate Value-at-Risk (Climate ...

WTW commits to net zero

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 16 APR 2021
... pricing opportunities while delivering a reduction in emissions of more than 50% between 2015 and 2030, consistent with the Paris Agreement." The discretionary delegated investment portfolio in question has $166 billion in assets under management globally. ...
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