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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
... 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 pressure ...
UniSuper on climate chopping block
ELIZA BAVIN  |  MONDAY, 13 JAN 2020
... investments report outlined that the fund encourages the companies it is invested in to meet the expectations of the Paris Agreement. "We believe climate change and the transition to a low carbon economy will pose investment-related risks, which is why ...
UK pension fund expands offering, climate risk policy
JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  TUESDAY, 7 JAN 2020
... Paris Accord target. Also in December, Nest signed on to the Climate Action 100+. "The least ambitious end of the Paris Agreement was set at 2C - this will still significantly worsen the risk of drought, floods, extreme heat and poverty for hundreds ...
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 ...
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