The construction industry fund is putting emphasis on how mandates address physical climate risk and the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Alice UribeOctober 12, 2018
Australia will be left to watch other countries thrive in the low-carbon economy if it doesn't act soon, the PRI's Fiona Reynolds writes.
Fiona ReynoldsSeptember 27, 2017
Green bond pioneer says the appeal of the asset class is robust and widespread enough to survive US President Trump’s climate scepticism.
Chris WigleyApril 25, 2017
Excess investor demand for infrastructure assets will ease in the medium term as countries are forced to adapt to rising populations, more extreme weather, resource scarcity and digital disruption, believes QIC. And investors will play an increasingly proactive role in this pipeline of projects, often providing governments with ideas on how and what to build. […]
David RowleyNovember 30, 2015
A climate change report from Mercer has given investors a practical framework for monitoring and managing climate risk, shifting the discussion from philosophical agreement to practical investment implementation. Mercer has outlined extensive dynamic investment modelling that analyses changes in the return expectations of assets between 2015 and 2050 driven by four climate change scenarios and […]
Amanda WhiteJune 5, 2015
There is a looming energy distribution revolution, highlighted by a declining demand for fossil fuels, creating a new reality in which investors make decisions, Christina Figueres, executive secretary of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, told delegates at the ACSI conference. She says a shift in the energy sector, as large as the shift […]
Amanda WhiteMay 7, 2015
A disagreement between Local Government Super (LGS) and the trade union Depa over whether to invest in nuclear energy stocks has led to the replacement of the union’s director at the fund. The decision by Depa follows the fund’s move to drop its screen on companies involved in nuclear power generation, while at the same […]
David RowleyNovember 10, 2014