• Australia debut green bond expected from mid-May

    22 March 2024

    Australia will issue its debut 10-year sovereign green bond between mid-May and the end of June, it emerged, as the sovereign announced it will launch investor roadshows from April.

  • Westpac, Macquarie back Australian government social impact investment initiative

    07 December 2023
  • People Moves 2 December: JP Morgan, First Sentier, Janus Henderson ... and more

    02 December 2022
  • Australian regulator reveals prospect of bank losses from climate change

    30 November 2022

    Australia's largest banks should be prepared to face 'financial challenges' resulting from losses caused by the effects of climate change, a vulnerability assessment by the regulator has found.

  • Airport raises biodiversity sustainability-linked loan

    06 September 2022
  • Westpac announces emissions reduction targets

    27 July 2022
  • $69bn investment needed in Australian heavy industry net zero drive

    20 June 2022
  • BTNZ commits $143m to new climate-themed index

    09 November 2021

    BT Funds Management (BTNZ) has committed NZD200 million ($143 million) () to a 'Paris-aligned' equity index managed by Legal & General Investment Management (LGIM).

  • Australia climate stress tests its five largest banks

    03 September 2021

    The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority (APRA) has published details of an assessment of the country's five largest banks of their vulnerability to physical and transition climate risks.

  • Science Based Targets initiative launches financial sector framework

    01 October 2020

    Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) has launched its "breakthrough" pilot framework for financial institutions to set science-based climate targets, but campaigners were "disappointed" and "disturbed" by what they perceive to be shortcomings.