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The Responsible Investment Association of Australia’s most recent report on impact investment augurs major changes to fundamental investment principles, and to government policies and investment flows over the next decade.
Jun 30 2020
Rio Tinto’s decision to destroy a historical landmark containing information on the world’s oldest known human civilisation has had repercussions with institutional investors across the globe. The question arises: is ESG lip service, or does ESG represent the new balance of power in a post-Cold War world?
Jun 17 2020
Australian company Licella, is an interesting case study in plastic-recycling disruption. FNArena examines the way in which disruptive companies in this sector are forcing a foot in the door of a tightly held industry.
May 27 2020
A landmark legal case has raised questions of liability around the presence of contaminants in soil as landowners face costly remediation that may devalue contaminated land, including ASX-listed companies.
May 19 2020
Apr 29 2020
Plastic recycling is one of the most active areas of innovation in the world today, thanks to the threat of regulation. From new or improved recycling technology, to rapid growth in recycled plastic patent filings and new repositories for recycled plastic, this industry wallflower is transforming into the belle of the predators’ ball.
Apr 24 2020
The recycled plastic market is set for a period of intense disruption as the international will to curb the scourge of single-use plastic results in a sharp skew of capital to new technologies and processes.
Apr 03 2020
Plastic collection and recycling presents opportunities for disruptive technology and innovative design; and recycled plastic is a potent ESG thematic, so expect strong activity in the institutional-public-offering and mergers-and-acquisitions markets over the next five years.
Mar 25 2020
Plastic recycling is preparing for a golden decade as the fourth industrial revolution, the shift to a circular economy, climate change and global regulation conspire to drastically increase demand.
Mar 09 2020
Increasing focus on ESG criteria is feeding into emerging new business models, and investors will be forced to pay attention
Mar 02 2020
The Federal Government has announced that it will invest in the Australian recycling industry, starting with an overhaul of its procurement laws. 2020 promises to be a busy year.
Feb 27 2020
The coupling of a circular economy to 4IR means manufacturers are likely to be regulated into supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals. As a reference point, we provide the SDG targets that will most affect manufacturers.
Feb 24 2020
Governments have determined to use 4IR as a lever into a circular economy, meaning government taxes, subsidies and ESG investment choices will be one of the major sources of capital and drivers of financial success for the manufacturing industry.
Feb 19 2020
Despite steps being taken to bridge the global economic gap, inequality remains vast and entrenched in our society.
Feb 12 2020
The global manufacturing industry stands on the brink of disruption as a perfect storm of digitisation, AI, robotics, and big data transforms industry. Add circularity and ESG to the mix, and it promises to be a wild ride.
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