Capital investments

ALTERNATIVE LABELS
Capital expenditures
Capital management
Capital spending
Report

China’s experience in building a venture capital sector: four lessons for policy makers

This paper examines the history of China’s venture capital (VC) sector from the late 1980s to the present day and draws lessons on its decades-long experimentation with creating financing channels for early-stage technology business growth.
Report

Promises, pathways and performance

To assess climate risk, investors require sufficiently granular climate-related disclosure to adequately understand their investment exposure and consider the impacts of transition and physical risks. This research provides an overview of the current state of climate-related disclosures in ASX200 companies.
Guide

Growth through transformation: an investment vision guide for climate and development

As countries recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the need to unlock investment is even more acute. This guide presents a theoretical framework to complement efforts by countries to implement the long-term strategies developed under the Paris Agreement.
Report

The required return for aged care services providers

This report, prepared for the Royal Commission by economics consultancy firm, Frontier Economics, develops a ‘building block’ model to determine the total revenue required each year for a residential aged care accommodation provider to cover its operating costs and depreciation, pay its taxes, and provide...
Discussion paper

Capital financing for residential aged care: call for submissions

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has released this paper describing the history of capital financing arrangements in residential aged care, and how the current arrangements operate.
Report

Responsible investment benchmark report: 2020 Australia

This report details the size, growth, depth and performance of the Australian responsible investment market over 12 months to 31 December 2019 and compares these results with the broader Australian financial market.
Working paper

Capital incentive policies in the age of cloud computing: an empirical case study

This paper assesses whether current policy environments are appropriate for the emergence of cloud computing technology. In particular, this research uses firm level data for Germany and the United Kingdom to examine the impact of capital incentive programmes (a common policy present in most OECD...
Report

From values to riches 2020: charting consumer expectations and demand for responsible investing in Australia

The research outlined in this report shows that the vast majority of Australians expect their savings and superannuation to be invested responsibly and ethically, and half the population would be motivated to invest and save more money if they knew their savings or investments made...
Policy report

Delivering an investable long-term emissions strategy

The Australian and New Zealand Governments have committed to release long-term emissions strategies in 2020 under the Paris Agreement. This paper provides an overview of the role and implications of long-term emissions strategies for institutional investors, such as super and pension funds, in Australia and...
Report

Impact investor insights

This research is the first in-depth study of Aotearoa New Zealand’s impact investment market. The report highlights the level of awareness and interest, perceived barriers and priorities (impact area, geography and asset class) of investors in regard to impact investing in New Zealand.