Medibank’s 2021 Sustainability Report

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

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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,

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Mr Morrison, please don’t make empty promises: enshrine our climate targets in law

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

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No point complaining about it, Australia will face carbon levies unless it changes course

John Quiggin, The University of Queensland Reports that Britain’s prime minister Boris Johnson is considering calling for carbon border levies at the G7 summit to be held in London in June have produced a predictable reaction from the Australian government. The levies would impose tariffs on carbon-intensive goods from countries such as Australia that haven’t

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Greta Thunberg effect: people familiar with young climate activist may be more likely to act

Anandita Sabherwal, London School of Economics and Political Science and Sander van der Linden, University of Cambridge She was declared Time magazine’s person of the year in the same month that Donald Trump told her to “work on her anger management issues”. Greta Thunberg has attracted international attention since her lone demonstration outside the Swedish

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