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Angels and Icarus: Crowd-funding a low-carbon transition

Angel investors, impact investors, ESD-focused venture capitalists, start-ups, crowd-funded equities, crowd-sourced funding … the ways money can be channelled to save the planet and deliver social and environmental good are multiplying at a rate of knots.

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Could an infrastructure blitz save economy and planet?

Our next economic growth phase must somehow deliver strong GDP growth, strong wages growth, and a huge reduction in economy-wide emissions. Can a low-carbon infrastructure investment spree deliver on all three?

ESG: the role of real assets in creating a sustainable future

ESG: the role of real assets in creating a sustainable future

The investment industry can exert significant influence in the way that real assets are built and operated. ESG data vendors such as MSCI and FTSE Russell provide tools to help but it’s a complex task and fraught with potential unintended consequences.

More proof that climate change will cost us

Under the current policy environment the property market is expected to lose a whopping $571 billion by 2030 from climate change and extreme weather according to new modelling released by the Climate Council on Thursday.

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Is TCFD missing the mark?

Has the rush to deliver Task Force on Climate Disclosure reporting opened the door for misleading corporate risk data?