Australia, Policy and Regulation

Australia expands sustainable finance policies to boost green investment

Australia’s Parliament House. The government plans to co-fund the initial development of a sustainable finance taxonomy for the country. (Photo: TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP via Getty Images)

The Australian government has announced measures to tackle greenwashing, develop a taxonomy and introduce a sovereign green bonds programme.

During a government investor roundtable in Brisbane last week, Australia’s Treasurer Jim Chalmers revealed a number of green policies to speed up the country’s economic ...

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