Ahead of the global climate summit in Glasgow the European Commission tabled far‑reaching and innovative carbon reforms aimed at meeting its goal of reducing EU emissions by 55 percent as early as 2030.
Australia’s current position of ‘preferably by 2050’ is likely to come under increasing pressure during 2021 due to international government regulatory changes as well as rapid changes in the private sector.
Today is World Environment Day. Over recent months, many of us have spent more time in our home surroundings. With more time to reflect, I hope we better appreciate the importance of our environment and reflect on sustainability and our interaction with our ecosystem.
Whilst we are still in the early days, initial indications from the capital markets show ESG investments are performing at least as well as mainstream funds and new capital is continuing to flow into ESG investments.