Expectations that businesses need to act to minimise their contribution to potential future climate change have increased.1
The circular economy is about working with governments and businesses to help them suck every molecule of value from finite resources.
Increasingly investors, regulators, and other major stakeholders are demanding organisations to report their exposure to climate-related financial risks.
To prevent climate change we need both a global ambition and an action plan.4
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.