City of Melbourne hits 100% renewable energy

Melbourne the second most populous city in Australia is kicking off 2019 with the news that 100 % of the its operations are now powered by 100 % renewable energy – an Australian first. “Every light on our streets, every treadmill in

How The Crossbench Saved Renewable Energy In Australia

How The Crossbench Saved Renewable Energy In Australia

A new report from The Australia Institute (TAI) reveals the crucial role the Senate crossbench has played in securing billions of dollars of investment in Australia’s renewable energy industry. “When they came to power, the Coalition tried to take an

Is ethical investing about to take off in Australia?

Ethical or ‘responsible’ investing has been slow to take off among Australian investors, but that could change in the wake of findings from the financial services royal commission. According to analyst James Tayler of Morphic Asset Management, ethical investing will

New trademark for tobacco free funds a win for ethical investors

Australia’s Competition and Consumer Commission has proposed to accept a charitable organisation’s application to create certified trademarks that can be used by fund managers and financial institutions to signify their investment status in tobacco products. Tobacco Free Portfolios Limited, a

Sustainable investment fund launched

Ausbil Investment Management have launched a fund specifically designed to meet the growing demand for sustainable investments. The Ausbil Active Sustainable Equity Fund invests in companies which have sound sustainability profiles while avoiding companies that are vulnerable to earnings risk



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