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ASIC review of ESG products underway

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 8 JUL 2021
... seeks to define what can be considered sustainable or climate friendly, and the US Securities and Exchange Commission task force aiming to identify gaps or misstatements in ESG disclosures. Armour also encouraged boards to look out for greenwashing - ...

What instos want from managers

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  WEDNESDAY, 12 MAY 2021
... they firmly expect to see links between climate change and financial risks and opportunities identified by boards. The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures was a priority for 75% of investors surveyed. They either expect companies to align ...

APRA releases draft climate change guidance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 23 APR 2021
... outlines better practice for identifying, managing and disclosing financial risks of climate change in line with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). APRA states that it is prudent practice for boards of regulated entities ...

Advice association chief steps down

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021
... Services Council and other industry stakeholders, via forums such as the AFA/FPA Joint Associations Life Insurance Task Force and Choice and Access to Life Insurance (CALI), which have positioned us well with the federal government and the opposition ...

Woodside results vindicate divestment argument: Activists

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  FRIDAY, 19 FEB 2021
... "Woodside is exposed to a number of climate-related risks that, in our view, are not disclosed in accordance with the Task Force for Climate-related Financial Disclosures," the EDO said. "Woodside's climate-related risks include the risk its carbon-intensive ...

BlackRock reinforces commitment to ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 JAN 2021
... return potential. "This is why last year, we asked all companies to report in alignment with the recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) and the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), which covers ...

Pension funds unite for ESG

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  FRIDAY, 27 NOV 2020
... social and governance (ESG) information, aligned with the Sustainability Accounting Standards Board standards and the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures framework. Greater transparency would enable more informed investment decision-making ...

Australian Sustainable Finance Initiative launches

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 24 NOV 2020
... middle of next year to deliver the work of that roadmap, to start deliver a working group around taxonomy, guidance on [Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures] TCFD recommendations, to start convening a project group around the Task Force ...

Chief economist update: V for vaccine

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 10 NOV 2020
... empathy and concern. I will spare no effort - or commitment - to turn this pandemic around." True to his words, that task force was convened on the Monday (November 9) straight after his Saturday victory. As per Factset: "Biden conferred in Delaware ...

Rest climate case dismissed

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  MONDAY, 2 NOV 2020
... McVeigh acknowledges and supports. These including measuring and reporting climate related outcomes in-line with the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures and encouraging investee companies to do the same, publicly disclosing the fund's ...
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