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Amy Quinton

Senior Manager, Policy

Amy is a lawyer with extensive experience in climate change law and policy. At IGCC she is responsible for implementing key policy and advocacy priorities. Amy has led the development of key policy papers including on topics of mandatory climate risk disclosure and supporting a just transition, and is focused on the intersection of investor practice and regulatory policy settings. She manages key internal and external stakeholders in policy priority implementation.

Prior to IGCC, Amy was a solicitor with a global commercial law firm. She has advised a broad range of clients on matters related to climate change and energy policy, carbon markets and climate-related risk, as well as environment and planning. Amy came to legal practice through her experience as a consultant and registered greenhouse and energy auditor delivering carbon, energy and sustainability services.

Amy holds dual Bachelors of Law and Environmental Management from the University of Queensland. She is also admitted as a solicitor of the Supreme Court of Victoria and High Court of Australia.

Relevant News, Events, and Resources

Submission: Disclosing climate opportunities and risks to secure long-term investment in Australia

13 February 2024

New draft legislation for reporting on climate-related financial risk and opportunity is a critical step for attracting investment capital in Australia.

Submission: Investors welcome Sustainable Finance Strategy to unlock capital and manage systemic risk

12 December 2023

Institutional investors welcome an Australian sustainable finance strategy to support unlocking capital into the economy and to address systemic risk. 

Submission: Climate Active reforms increase rigour of voluntary climate action

11 December 2023

IGCC welcomes the objectives of proposed reforms to the Climate Active program, which aim to set a credible benchmark for voluntary climate action.

$150 trillion of investors call for mandatory reporting of climate transition plans

8 September 2023

Australia’s new climate reporting rules should match global best practice by including standardised and decision-useful transition plans, according to three networks of investors who manage more than $150 trillion.

IGCC working group: Policy & Advocacy Sep 19 2023

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