Climate Change

How are Australian Banks progressing on climate-related disclosures?

Banks are increasingly in danger of serious climate-related losses by 2050 unless action is taken to curb climate-related physical risks

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Climate events one of the largest concerns for the insurance industry

Beyond the awful scenes in Queensland and NSW, the weather has been raining on the parade of many industries across the east coast.

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Time for action on climate is quickly fading. We must choose to respond.

This report tells us we are positioned at a rapidly closing crossroad; where we need to find a way to live in a manner that is harmonious with nature and the environment.

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Investors must consider the human rights dimensions of climate risk

Understanding the intersection of climate risk and adverse human rights impacts is business critical for investors.

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The Challenges and Benefits of a Decarbonisation Strategy for the Retail Sector

There is no doubt the business case for decarbonisation and pursuing net zero is demonstrable. But what of the challenges.

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COP26: What actually happened?

Not everything can be captured from COP26 but five key outcomes stood out to me.

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Why is the outcome of COP26 important?

COP26 has kept 1.5°C alive, just.

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Heal Country: An Indigenous perspective on climate change

As COP26 draws to a close, one thing I think has become clear: Indigenous voices can and will no longer be ignored in the fight for climate justice. Indigenous peoples…

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New International Sustainability Standards Board is a ‘game-changer’. So what are IFRS and ISSB?

The IFRS Foundation aims to put sustainability reporting on the same footing as financial reporting by establishing a sister body to the International Accounting Standards Board.

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Carbon Credits: Australia’s Next Big Sunrise Industry

A new KPMG report explains how Australia enjoys a comparative advantage in the removal of carbon over smaller, more densely populated countries.

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Too much net and not enough zero? Ensuring net zero targets have the right balance

Corporate net zero decarbonisation commitments are increasingly becoming the norm, but the lack of a clear definition at a company level means interpretations of how and when this is achieved vary.

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Climate strategy 3.0: taking climate seriously as a central part of business strategy

The implications are clear – organisations need to lift both the sophistication and urgency of their thinking about how climate will impact on business strategy.

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“Greenwashing 2.0” creates even more risk

Currently, there is a lack of consequence and impact for an organisation whose current activities constitute what I refer to as “Greenwashing 2.0”.

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