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The Queensland Government’s first social bond that seeks to reduce reoffending by young people has been launched by Life Without Barriers and NAB.

At a basic level, SRI asset managers often adopt one of two approaches whilst for an individual investor, there are three main approaches.

SRI aims to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into investment decisions and the industry is growing rapidly.

Using cross-sector partnerships to connect and capture data that underpins system-wide problem solving can create better societal outcomes.

The second report in the Catalyst Insights Series, was developed following a roundtable focused on enabling the public and the private sector to work together to create better societal outcomes.

The nation’s first Sustainability Bond demonstrates how the corporate and education sectors can partner to address pressing issues facing our society and environment.

How is biogas powering a cleaner future for farming?

Socially responsible investing (SRI) means integrating non-financial factors – such as ethical, social or environmental concerns – into the investment process with the aim of earning both a financial return and a moral ‘return’.

Impact investing (sometimes also referred to as mission-related investing) is an investment strategy where an investor proactively makes investments that can generate both financial returns, as well as intentional social or environmental returns for the community.

Research continues to show that companies with gender diversity in their leadership teams deliver better financial results. A new product from NAB – and Australia’s very first ‘social bond’ – allows investors to put their money where their mouth is and finally invest in gender-inclusive organisations.

Mornington Peninsula Shire is investing an estimated $9.5 million in emissions reduction projects over the next five years as part of a far-reaching plan to generate a cleaner and greener environment as well as operational savings.

How the Internet of Things will revolutionise farm productivity.

How can satellites help to combat rising global pesticide usage?

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