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Policy

02 Sep 2019

Responsible investing is value investing

Mathew Browning | CEO, U Ethical

All companies, both big and small, must be properly recording and reporting the benefits and risks of their investments.

29 Aug 2019

Lowering the intensity on carbon

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ is cutting its own carbon emissions but more significantly is supporting customers to lower emissions more broadly.

07 Aug 2019

The global financial crisis: still going strong

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Competition and innovation need to be weighted carefully in the aftermath, and forefront, of a crisis.

05 Aug 2019

Blowing the whistle to understand culture

David McGowan | Group Integrity Lead, ANZ

New legislation broadens protections for whistleblowers; reinforces need for all companies to provide safe ways to raise concerns.

13 Jun 2019

Trade in trouble: Asia must act

Wendy Cutler | Vice President, Asia Society Policy Institute

In the shadow of US-China tensions, the Asia Pacific must step up and lead reforms.

20 Mar 2019

Why the world wants more regulation. And what it means

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

There are a multitude of reasons why momentum is shifting towards more rules and regulations.

05 Mar 2019

How do central banks manage money?

James Culham | Director, Institutional Portfolio Management, ANZ

The recent spikes in bank funding costs have implications for central banking policy.

14 Feb 2019

Elliott: responding to the Royal Commission

Brett Foley | bluenotes contributor

ANZ CEO says the bank must respond to the Royal Commission’s recommendations in two ways.

24 Sep 2018

How to cut the red tape hurting super savers

Kevin Davis & Rodney Maddock | Professors, Australian Centre for Financial Studies, Monash University

The unintended consequences of bank regulation unnecessarily short-changes super savers – but there’s a relatively low-cost fix.

05 Apr 2018

A warmer year for fossil fuel funding but finance climate still cooling

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Global banks increased lending for “extreme” fossil fuels last year but will such finances be increasingly climate constrained?

04 Apr 2018

Australia, act now or risk missing green investment opportunities

Prof Martina Linnenluecke | Professor of Environmental Science at Macquarie University

The business benefits of adopting a purpose-beyond-profit approach are positive for all organisations, including banks.

23 Mar 2018

China poised for measured responses to US

Raymond Yeung | Chief Economist Greater China, ANZ

Expect retaliation from China in the event the US’ planned tariff positions go into effect.