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  1. Investing in Australian Livestock Agriculture: With strong headwinds closing in, do the risks outweigh the rewards?

    11 August 2022

    For investors in Australian livestock, significant headwinds have begun closing in; a changing climate, the spread of animal borne diseases, the rise of antibiotic resistance, animal welfare concerns, and the growth in alternative protein markets all point to a future fraught with uncertainty.

  2. Impact investing

    11 August 2022

    Impact investing seeks to add value to society whilst also achieving financial returns. It is different from sustainable or ethical investing as it explicitly seeks to make a measurable positive social or environmental impact from the investment. Impact investing in recent years has begun to gain traction, with young investors most notably taking part. This article will explore impact investing, recent trends, and what the future holds for impact investing.

  3. The gap between commitment and reality on climate change

    11 August 2022

    Research by MarketMeter finds that climate risk management is close to the bottom of investment priorities in a sample of 115 institutional investors. This remains relatively unchanged over the past year, despite increased rhetoric by major firms that they are engaging with the opportunities and risks associated with the climate crisis. So is this just corporate greenwashing, or are there deeper issues at play?

  4. History and overview of the Indigenous Investment Principles

    25 October 2021

    In 2015, Indigenous Business Australia launched Indigenous Investment Principles (the Principles), aiming to provide a voluntary investment framework for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples. Preceding the launch was two years of consultations with 40 Traditional Owner groups and Indigenous organisations across Australia, along with investors, advisors, and the resource sector.

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This chart shows the 8 highest emitting supply chains based on industry. The #food industry's supply chain has the largest footprint, representing 25% of global emissions. Find out more https://altiorem.org/reseach/net-zero-challenge-the-supply-chain-opportunity/

A new report has accused several American and European #fashion chains, including Esprit, New Look and Next, of inadvertently funding Russia’s war on #Ukraine for using polyester derived from #Russian oil. Read more here https://www.forbes.com/sites/oliviapinnock/2022/11/04/fashion-brands-accused-of-sourcing-polyester-made-from-russian-oil/amp/

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Launch of report examining corporate statements submitted to the Australian Government's Modern Slavery Register by 92 companies sourcing from sectors with known risks of #modernslavery. Register for the @HumanRightsUNSW event here https://events.humanitix.com/report-launch-broken-promises-two-years-australias-modern-slavery-act?mc_cid=7dc5e2debc&mc_eid=d2956dd561

8 value chains contribute to over half of global carbon emissions. Decarbonising supply chains is essential in addressing corporate #climate impact. Abatement solutions are already available and affordable. @wef addresses how to decarbonise #supplychains http://ow.ly/5CNh50LJaq0

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