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Big banks and super funds to face climate change risk checks   
February 24, 2020
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Investor Group on Climate Change chief executive officer Emma Herd said other important financial regulators such as the Reserve Bank and ASIC had also recognised climate change presents a material risk to Australia's economic...
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Alphabet faces investor backlash over human rights policies   
February 24, 2020
Source: The Financial Times - It added: “We welcome feedback from shareholders and typically engage with shareholders who submit proposals to us.” The action, which was co-ordinated by the Investor Alliance for Human Rights, part of the Interfaith...
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Demand has more seeing inclusion of ESG metrics   
February 24, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - We are involved in a lot of coalitions. Probably the best approach is collaboration," with groups like Ceres, Principles for Responsible Investment and the Investor Group on Climate Change, all of which interact regularly with...
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EY: Disclosing Conflict Minerals, Transitioning to G4 Reporting Among Top Sustainability Issues in 2014   
February 24, 2020
Source: EHS Today - “This year we'll see some big changes in the sustainability-reporting landscape," says Steve Starbuck, Ernst & Young’s Americas leader for climate change and sustainability services. Managing the transition to G4...
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UK watchdog to scrutinise how companies, auditors calculate climate risk   
February 23, 2020
Source: Reuters - Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, said the review provided an opportunity to clarify the responsibilities of auditors and ensure climate risks were properly evaluated....
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Smoke screen: how Australia's biggest polluters have been free to increase emissions   
February 23, 2020
Source: The Guardian - The Coalition’s safeguards mechanism was meant to stop rises in industrial emissions cancelling out cuts paid for by taxpayers – but it’s a colossal failure
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Lainie Anderson: Can’t we end bickering and find a climate fix'   
February 22, 2020
Source: Adelaide Now - There’s the likes of Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos handing out $US10 billion to help global scientists, NGOs and activists address climate change, and Australian bodies such as the Investor Group on Climate Change...
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Reproductive rights fractures coalition of church-affiliated investment groups   
February 22, 2020
Source: Roll Call - A coalition of faith-based investors managing more than $500 billion, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), avoids the topic of abortion. Members targeted 163 companies including Amazon.com Inc., Exxon Mobil...
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UK watchdog to scrutinize how companies, auditors calculate climate risk   
February 21, 2020
Source: Leader-Post - Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the Institutional Investors Group on Climate Change, said the review provided an opportunity to clarify the responsibilities of auditors and ensure climate risks were properly evaluated....
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UK financial watchdog plans climate change scrutiny   
February 21, 2020
Source: Irish Examiner - EY, Deloitte, and PwC devote to evaluating the impact of climate change, it would gauge the quality of future risk disclosures under Britain’s new corporate governance code. Stephanie Pfeifer, chief executive of the...
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