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Top asset managers commit to big carbon emissions cuts | Environment

Thirty of the world’s largest asset managers, with portfolios worth a combined $5tn (£3.8tn), have committed to cutting the carbon emissions linked to companies they invest in by up to 29% within the next four years. Members of the UN-backed Net-Zero Asset Owner Alliance – which includes Aviva, the Church of England and the $400bn US fund CalPERS – will each set decarbonisation targets for 2025 as part of wider efforts to align their portfolios with the Paris climate goals and achieve net-zero emissions by 2050. Members will slash emissions...
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Cream rises to top after Geelong’s bloodless win over insipid Collingwood | Scott Heinrich | Sport

A week can be an eternity in footy. After prevailing against West Coast in the pick of the finest first round of finals you will see, Collingwood looked to be in the formative stages of a good, old-fashioned roll. Next in the crosshairs was Geelong and a semi-final match-up that had a sense of foreboding about it for the Cats. Fear that one of the all-time greats, Gary Ablett, might be playing his last game; fear that Geelong coach Chris Scott might again be interrogated about his side’s habitual failure...
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