Why Queensland is pushing a broader type of green bond

The state treasury is going beyond the Climate Bond Initiative definition of 'green' as it seeks to stop flooding and save the Great Barrier Reef. It's grappling with dilemmas ESG investors also have to face.
August 06, 2018

Queensland boosts infrastructure spend, turns green

The Australian state has kick-started long stuck infrastructure projects and plans a stream of green bonds to stimulate growth in the post-mining boom economy. But it remains challenging to lure risk-averse private investors into projects.
August 07, 2017

The cost of flooding in Queensland

Stripping one percentage point from Australia's GDP might be a conservative estimate for the cost of the floods in Queensland.
January 12, 2011