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HESTA pushes for net zero legislation

KARREN VERGARA  |  FRIDAY, 22 OCT 2021
... 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 over the ...

Rest firms up net zero pathway

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 21 OCT 2021
... 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 year. A ...

ESG investing 2.0 emerges

KARREN VERGARA  |  THURSDAY, 7 OCT 2021
... 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 accelerate ...

Resolution Capital adds infrastructure fund

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021
... 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 difference ...

MSCI launches implied temperature tool

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 15 SEP 2021
... 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 are ...

Fidelity adds new climate, gender policies

KANIKA SOOD  |  TUESDAY, 27 JUL 2021
... 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 that ...

Weeding out net zero fakers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 19 MAY 2021
... 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 to decarbonise ...

More super funds make climate commitments

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 17 MAY 2021
... and practical actions these organisations are taking to address climate risk and help achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement," Investor Group on Climate Change chief executive officer Emma Herd said. "We are proud to have our first bank partner on ...

TIAA commits to net zero

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  THURSDAY, 13 MAY 2021
... 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 for 2025.

ACSI launches new climate change policy

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 26 APR 2021
... 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 greatest ...
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