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Farmland, emissions, carbon
Australia's National Party has seen its ministers express differing views over whether or not the sector should be excluded from emissions reduction targets.
A survey conducted by JPMorgan Asset Management shows Europe places the most importance on ESG considerations during investment, followed by Australia.
A third of the fund’s returns will be derived from carbon credit sales marketed in New Zealand’s internal marketplace which is not open to foreign purchasers or credits.
Plastic bag with fish, ocean pollution
Aquapak has developed a plastic product that is three times as strong as the most commonly used plastic globally, and which is soluble and does not harm the environment.
Cattle grazing on farmland
The Nuveen subsidiary is looking at ways water quality and biodiversity offset markets could be developed, as it also sizes up carbon offsets.
Greencoat Capital’s Jamie Milne walks us through the firm’s pioneering UK greenhouse which will use recycled heat from a water treatment facility to achieve optimal growing temperatures.
Yellow tail fish
The firm’s early stage and agtech investments vehicle’s commitment to The Kingfish Company gives it exposure to a business embarking on a US expansion project in 2021.
The roadmap makes 37 recommendations for participants in the financial system that will help achieve net-zero emissions by 2050 and go further than government policy.
Sprouting onion, farming, growing
Direction of travel signaled by the bloc over the past few years is creating a fundraising environment beneficial to start-ups and is now backed by a sustainability conscious subsidy package.
Blue compass
Universally recognized authenticity checks, price points created by non-arbitrary forces and a way to reward those already farming sustainably are needed – this is a market with a lot left to prove.
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