Large manufacturers increasingly demand that their suppliers also adhere to these standards, ensuring that goods are produced sustainably and that employees are held in high regard. As a result, small suppliers who do not incorporate ESG into their business model may risk losing their clients to competitors who have already made these changes.
Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is today (Tuesday) pleased to announce the launch of the Hong Kong International Carbon Market Council (the Council). HKEX is partnering with a number of leading corporates and financial institutions as inaugural Council members to explore carbon opportunities in the region.
PwC Australia has formed a new dedicated Energy Transition business, establishing a hub of 132 experts to help facilitate Australia’s successful transition to a decarbonised economy by 2050.
Rising pressure from investors, regulators, and society is pushing many ASX 200 companies to improve disclosure on environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks, according to Louise Davidson, the chief executive of the Australian Council of Superannuation Investors (ACSI).
Mining industry thought leaders will gather from July 19-21 at the Queensland Mining and Engineering Exhibition in Mackay to inspire and share insights at the Seminar Series, sponsored by Komatsu.
On Thursday, July 21 at 10:10am, a panel that’s both timely and topical will focus on mining leadership in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, with contributions from ESG leaders across industry, academia, public sector and consulting backgrounds.
On Monday, the ECB lifted a further corner of the veil on how it will integrate climate change into its monetary policy operations. The ECB announced that it will begin to decarbonise its corporate bond holdings. We take a look at the specifics of the collateral framework, and what this means for the ESG credit market
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