Responsible Investment Trends


Green bond market reaches AU$15.6bn in Australia in 2019

Climate Bonds launched two Australian focussed research reports outlining the opportunities and state of the market for green finance in Australia. Green Finance in Australia The Green Finance State of the Market Australia 2019 (SoTM) provides a detailed analysis of

Investors worth $1.3tn increasing appetite for climate investment

Despite regulatory uncertainty over future growth in Australia, institutional investors have shown an increasing appetite for climate investment opportunities, according to a new survey of institutional investors released today by the Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC). Institutional investors, managing

QIC raises AU$300m in green bonds to upgrade retail portfolio

The Queensland Investment Corporation (QIC) has issued AU$300m Climate Bond certified green bond for its QIC Shopping Centre Fund (QSCF) to drive further improvement to their environmental performance across its Australian retail portfolio. With Australian shopping centres accounting for 36%

$3 billion boost for Indigenous businesses in Australia

The Business Council of Australia has unveiled a new initiative, Raising the Bar, with a commitment from some of Australia’s biggest businesses to spend over AU$3bn with Indigenous suppliers over 5 years. This initiative is a new collaboration between Business

Samsung and UN partner to support the Global Goals

Samsung together with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) announced a new partnership in support of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). As part of this initiative they plan to release the ‘Samsung Global Goals’ application for Galaxy users to increase



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