The budget attempts to have something for everyone, but those waiting for a strong signal about Australia’s response to climate change will again be disappointed.
Climate experts predict that this intensity of extreme weather events is likely to become the norm, with raging wildfires and heatwaves also increasing losses.
All businesses, and therefore all investments, have an impact on people and the planet, both positive and negative. Responsible investing seeks to minimise the negative effects generated by business and promote positive impacts, ultimately delivering a healthier economy, society and environment and underpinning a stronger investment outcome.
Two and a half years on from the Paris Climate Accord, investors are increasingly demanding transparency on climate related risks and opportunities.
Some 40 percent of the world’s largest companies are referencing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in their corporate reporting.
Corporate responsibility (CR) reporting is now standard for large and mid-cap companies across the world – but Australia’s performance is plateauing, and needs to improve
Do not make the mistake of thinking that any one presidential decision will bring global climate action to a sudden and permanent halt. It will not. It is too late for that. The world is still moving towards a zero net carbon future and we all need to be ready for that.1
The morning after the US election, the International Emissions Trading Association (IETA) held a briefing at COP22 to discuss how the result might affect both US climate policy and the…