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Australian Ethical divests from gas

Australian Ethical is to divest from companies that supply gas, as it believes improvements in renewable energy technology are making low-carbon energy sources unnecessary. The $1.3 billion fund has never invested in coal or oil, and led the move to divest from coal seam gas in 2011. However, it has long invested in domestic companies […]
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Investors key to Paris agreement

The Paris climate agreement has been hailed for recognising the role institutional investors will play in meeting new carbon emission targets and keeping climate change below 2 degrees of warming. Fiona Reynolds, managing director of the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), described the agreement between nearly 200 governments around the world as the turning point […]