Christian Barry, Australian National University and Garrett Cullity, Australian National University Massive protests unfolded in Glasgow outside the United Nations climate summit last week, with some activists denouncing a proposal to expand the use of a controversial climate action measure to meet net-zero targets: carbon offsetting. Offsetting refers to reducing emissions or removing carbon dioxide
Simon Lewis, UCL and Mark Maslin, UCL The COP26 UN climate talks in Glasgow have finished and the gavel has come down on the Glasgow Climate Pact agreed by all 197 countries. If the 2015 Paris Agreement provided the framework for countries to tackle climate change then Glasgow, six years on, was the first major
Medibank’s strategic pillars are focus on customers and people, grow core business and transform into a health company with values of customers first, show heart, one team and own it, do it. Medibank supports the UN Sustainability Goals and specifically SDG 3 (Good Health & Well Being), SDG 5 (Gender Equality), SDG 8 (Decent
Coles has ranked as the most sustainable food retailer in Australia, and second in the world, in the 2021 Food and Agriculture Benchmark. See the Food and Agriculture Benchmark
Amcor announces two new innovation centres to assist some of the world’s biggest brands improve the sustainability of their products and consumer experience.
Accenture, We Power, Flux Federation, Doddle and Labrys identified as innovative companies driving sustainability in Australia
Consultancy.com.au recently published an article identifying Five innovative companies driving sustainability in Australia.
Woolworths has released it 2021 Sustainability Report. [click to view]
How to cut emissions from transport: ban fossil fuel cars, electrify transport and get people walking and cycling
Fiona Goodall/Getty Images Robert McLachlan, Massey University The Climate Change Commission’s draft advice on how to decarbonise New Zealand’s economy is refreshing, particularly as it calls on the government to start phasing out fossil fuels instead of relying on offsets and carbon trading. Until now, New Zealand has relied heavily on its Emissions Trading Scheme,
James Ross/AAP Tim Stephens, University of Sydney In the lead-up to this year’s United Nations climate conference in Glasgow, the Morrison government is inching towards adopting a net-zero emissions target for 2050. If Prime Minister Scott Morrison can resist internal party pressure to exempt some sectors from the commitment, the target would be welcome. It