Finance

Divestment – why some universities are scared to act

The fossil fuels divestment movement started on university campuses, with students calling out their institutions for talking up innovation, technology and sustainability, while simultaneously investing in the least innovative and…

Australian Ethical rides the wave of good all round

The rise in ethical investment delivered good news in spades last week for investors with Australian Ethical, but what was interesting amid the news of close-to-spectacular performance was that ethical…

Uniting Church joins in on non-prime building upgrade fund

Uniting Financial Services, the investment arm of the Uniting Church, has committed $25 million to the High Income Sustainable Office Trust, a project designed to refurbish low performance buildings in…

Victoria issues government-first green bond

Victoria has become the first government in Australia to issue a green bond, with the Treasury Corporation of Victoria today announcing the issuance of a $300 million certified green bond.