Sustainalytics report shows ESG risks for Australian equity investors
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) research provider Sustainalytics has assessed areas in the Australian sector including energy and climate policy, and human rights in the supply chain.
Investors name and shame 700 companies for poor environmental impact reporting
Investors with almost $10 trillion in assets have begun pushing more than 700 companies, including ExxonMobil, Amazon and Volvo, to disclose better environmental impact information.
Climate Action 100+ expands its reach and attracts new backers
An additional 61 companies have been added to Climate Action 100+ list, increasing the reach of the investor-backed initiative that aims to engage with "systemically important greenhouse gas emitters".
Winners revealed in voluntary carbon poll
Developments in international policy, new standards and the promise of future demand from the aviation industry are pushing the voluntary carbon market forward, the top firms in Environmental Finance's 2017 rankings say
Voluntary carbon high-flyers preparing for market's take-off
The promise of future demand from the aviation industry and new types of financing are fuelling optimism in the voluntary carbon market, the top-ranking firms in Environmental Finance's 2017 Voluntary Carbon Markets Rankings say.
Renewables fund secures investment from Australia's green bank
A fund that aims to help attract institutional investment in Australian renewable energy has secured a "cornerstone" equity investment from the Clean Energy Finance Corporation (CEFC) – the country's green bank.