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Federal Budget delivers nothing on climate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 30 MAR 2022
... however, are not nearly sufficient to drive and foster the extent of change required." Eaton noted that the World Economic Forum estimates US$4-5 trillion are required annually to keep climate change at 1.5 degrees. If Australia invested its fair share ...

Australian billionaires double fortunes during pandemic: Oxfam

CHLOE WALKER  |  MONDAY, 17 JAN 2022
The wealth of Australia's 47 billionaires has doubled to $255 billion in the last two years, according to anti-poverty charity Oxfam. A briefing published today by Oxfam, Inequality Kills, has warned of the deadly nature of the world's growing ...

Climate crisis tops list of risks for 2020s

ALLY SELBY  |  THURSDAY, 16 JAN 2020
... news that the world's oceans reached new temperature highs in 2019. The sobering report released by the World Economic Forum found that extreme weather events, climate action failure, natural disasters, biodiversity loss and human-made environmental ...

Retiree savings won't last: World Economic Forum

HARRISON WORLEY  |  MONDAY, 17 JUN 2019
The World Economic Forum has weighed into the debate on the adequacy of Australia's retirement income system, releasing a report declaring average Australians will burn through their retirement savings too quickly. The report, Investing in (and for) ...

Natixis backs gender diversity

HARRISON WORLEY  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019
... it's an industry that has traditionally attracted far more men than women," Watson said. "Interestingly, the World Economic Forum ranks Australia 39th in the world in terms of gender gap - above the global average but much lower than our closest neighbour ...

Climate change an imminent threat to returns

ELIZABETH MCARTHUR  |  TUESDAY, 9 APR 2019
... research Deb Clarke said: "This is clearly a fiduciary issue as it is about managing risk as set out in the World Economic Forum 2019 report. Asset owners should consider climate change at every stage of the investment process, from investment beliefs ...

AI ramping up but legal risks remain

KANIKA SOOD  |  FRIDAY, 16 NOV 2018
... rapid advances in the ability of banks, insurers and other FIs to store this data cheaply," the report said. World Economic Forum financial innovation lead Jesse McWaters said the AI had moved significantly since 2016. "A seismic shift has occurred over ...

AI to transform financial services: Deloitte

HARRISON WORLEY  |  TUESDAY, 21 AUG 2018
... the realities of financial institutions, according to a new research report. According to Deloitte and the World Economic Forum, AI will radically change front and back-office operations, and create major shifts in the structure and regulation of financial ...

Chief economist update: A US dollar story

BENJAMIN ONG  |  TUESDAY, 22 MAY 2018
... dollar." Never mind that it contracted what his Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin declared a day before at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Mnuchin said he welcomed a weaker US dollar because it would benefit the country's external ...

Responding to the revolution

JAMIE WILLIAMSON  |  THURSDAY, 15 MAR 2018
... lessons in history on how best to respond. Addressing the Conference of Major Superannuation Funds in Brisbane, World Economic Forum head of society and innovation Nicholas Davis said there is great fear around innovation and automation, but what institutions ...
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