carbon tax

Policy and Regulation

Opposition to delay SG rise

The Coalition has said it will delay the increase of the super guarantee from 9 per cent to 12 per cent if it wins the September federal election. “The measured change we announced last night helps us fund income tax cuts and pension increases without a carbon tax, which will leave most people better off […]
Investment Strategy

The carbon tax, VicSuper, Mercer and investing

Australia’s carbon tax will force capital markets and investors to account for climate change costs and risks, says investment consultants Mercer. Two Australian superannuation funds, the $42 billion fund AustralianSuper and the $8.5 billion fund VicSuper, have been surveyed by Mercer in its global survey of fund managers and climate change, says Helga Birgden, head […]