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The firm says it signed the pledge because action is needed through policy and business to better mitigate global biodiversity risks.
The A$52 billion industry superfund has set a target to achieve net zero emissions in its portfolio by 2050, as part of a broader Climate Change Transition Plan.
Credit Suisse has highlighted the 'perfect margin squeeze' for agribusinesses and primary producers presented by water scarcity but efficiency innovation continues to present investment opportunities.
Cow in field after fire
Digital Agriculture Services found a strong correlation between drought-affected and fire-hit land, with 86% of fire-hit land suffering at least a 1-in-10-year rainfall deficit.
Raging bush fire
The unprecedented bushfire season is playing out in a way that climate scientists predicted years ago, demonstrating again how agriculture assets, especially those in a country like Australia, are vulnerable to climate risk.
With climate change high on the agenda again following widespread youth strikes and a rousing speech from Greta Thunberg, it’s incumbent on Australian ag investors to take action in the absence of federal government policy.
The latest annual update to the Australian Beef Sustainability Framework shows an industry trying to get on the front foot with consumers and investors.
The Sydney-based manager is leaning on climate-change research to pick properties and is ‘confident’ returns will beat more passive strategies.
The ambitious project by the Dutch development bank will operate in West Africa and South East Asia.
The Australian government’s interventions in the sector to subsidize farmers struggling with drought may ultimately do more harm than good.
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