13 fossil fuel companies named in climate risk complaint

An offshore oil rig

2 March 2020 Market Forces has written to corporate watchdog ASIC to raise concerns about fossil fuel producers’ climate risk disclosures, or lack thereof. Like other financial regulators, ASIC has been stepping up its scrutiny of companies’ disclosure and management of the financial risks posed by climate change. ASIC’s 2018 … Read More

Adelaide Brighton: not making concrete commitments to Paris

10 May 2019Australian cement manufacturer Adelaide Brighton’s CEO Nick Miller said today that there are opportunities to align his company’s emission reduction targets with the Paris climate accord, although made no commitments. His statement was in response to a shareholder at the company’s annual general meeting asking if Adelaide Brighton … Read More

Investing in the Dark

Australia’s largest companies are making painfully slow progress towards climate risk disclosure, demonstrating a need for increased action from investors and regulators. Since March, while companies’ reporting on climate risk governance has significantly improved, very little movement has occurred on some of the integral ‘strategy’ elements of climate risk disclosure. The … Read More