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HESTA pushes for net zero legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... climate change, then it's time government and policy makers catch up." The IGCC estimates that if Australia adopted the Paris Agreement's 2030 goals and committed to net zero, it could unlock $131 billion in additional investment and job opportunities ...

Rest firms up net zero pathway

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
... option annualised investment returns could be nearly two percentage points higher by 2040 if the world acts to achieve the Paris Agreement goals. Rest said its average 48-year-old member has an account balance of $67,000 and earns around $48,000 per ...

Metrics Credit Partners joins climate partnership

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021
... development of the Climate Bonds Standard. The Standard seeks to help investors choose investments that are consistent with Paris Climate Agreement to limit warming to under 2 degrees Celsius and has been applied by issuers of green bonds and borrowers ...

ESG investing 2.0 emerges

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... safety. Overseas, China, Japan and South Korea made a commitment to reduce emissions in late 2020, while the US re-signed the Paris Agreement last January. The United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP26, which takes place this month, will also ...

Resolution Capital adds infrastructure fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
... focus, particularly in regard to climate change risk, excluding any investments that the manager believes won't meet Paris Agreement targets. This may include oil and gas transportation and storage, Resolution Capital said. This is a real point of ...

Catholic Super adds to trustee board

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 28 SEP 2021
A former Commonwealth Bank and Perpetual executive has joined the board of Catholic Super, adding more than 25 years of experience. Matthew Cassin joined the fund's board last month, with Catholic Super chair Danny Casey seeing his experience in achieving ...

BNP Paribas launches sustainable trusts

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  FRIDAY, 17 SEP 2021
... the firm's global sustainability strategy and are supported by the BNP Paribas Asset Management Sustainability Centre in Paris, Hong Kong, and New York. The Green Bond Trust invests in global green bonds which finance projects designed to mitigate or ...

MSCI launches implied temperature tool

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
... which recommends all financial institutions measure and disclose the alignment of their portfolios with the goals of the Paris Agreement using forward-looking metrics. "Climate change is the greatest challenge of our time and capital markets participants ...

UniSuper moves on climate targets

ANNABELLE DICKSON  |  THURSDAY, 19 AUG 2021
... climate policy update, 40 of UniSuper's top 50 Australian portfolio companies have now set operational targets to meet the Paris 2050 climate targets with another five committed to setting targets this year. The holdings that have set targets include ...

Fidelity adds new climate, gender policies

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... carbon and other greenhouse gas emissions. This includes setting and reporting on ambitious targets aligned to the UN's Paris Agreement on climate change including an approach to net zero." Fidelity said it will vote against the management of companies ...
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