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  • Investors "shifting towards biodiversity opportunities" in Australasia

    10 July 2023

    Investors in Australasia are shifting away from merely managing biodiversity risk towards looking for investment opportunities, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) told Environmental Finance.

  • Australia commits AUD10m for green bonds, taxonomy work

    10 May 2023

    The Australian government has committed AUD10 million ($6.8 million) to ready its first sovereign green bonds and develop its own taxonomy of sustainable activities.

  • Australian emissions cap will 'unlock investment', say investor groups

    31 March 2023

    The tightening of Australia's emissions cap will lead to genuine emissions reductions and "unlock investment" in emerging industries, financial institutions representatives told Environmental Finance.

  • Scope 3 reporting in Australia needed to 'even the playing field', RIAA says

    20 February 2023

    An Australian investor group has called for the introduction of mandatory disclosures of Scope 3 emissions, to "even out" the competition the country is facing with other markets on sustainability.

  • Australian regulator 'going about greenwashing the right way'

    26 January 2023

    The Australian regulator's principles-based approach is the "right way" to tackle greenwashing in a market which is still trying to build out its sustainability capabilities, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) has said.

  • Sustainability a 'competitive differentiator' for Australian super funds

    20 January 2023

    Increasing consumer pressure to be 'green' has led Australian super funds to use sustainability as a "competitive differentiator" from their competitors, the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA) has said.