Business & Politics

NAB in residential green bond first

National Australia Bank has launched a $2 billion residential mortgage-backed bond that, for the first time in Australia, includes $300 million of mortgages that meet the Climate Bonds Standard for low-carbon residential buildings.

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Ethical investing hits “inflection point”

The growth of ethical investing, locally and globally, shows no signs of slowing down as the knowledge that there is no financial penalty – rather benefits – becomes well understood.

AHURI research twisted to support negative gearing

The Property Council of Australia has used new research by the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) to argue that negative gearing is not responsible for high home prices.