Fortescue has announced, for itself, an emissions reduction goal of net zero operational emissions by 2040 underpinned by a pathway to decarbonisation, including the reduction of Scope 1 and 2 emissions from Existing Operations by 26 per cent from 2020 levels, by 2030. Further information on its approach can be found at https://www.fmgl.com.au/workingresponsibly/climate-change-and-energy
On 4 December 2020, Downer’s case study noted that it had completed Australia’s largest Sustainability Linked loan in 2020. More information can be found at: https://www.downergroup.com/downer-completes-australias-largest-sustainab An outline of Downer’s position on climate change can be found at https://www.downergroup.com/climate-change-faq Downer commits to the decarbonisation of its absolute Scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by
On 11 November 2020, the Woolworths Group (WOW) released it 2025 Sustainability Plan showing its commitment to transparency and a better tomorrow . Well done Woolworths. Find it HERE. Utilising the following 5 guiding principles, WOW shows how they turn these principles into specific goals and commitments. 01 We act like a leader and
A lot – if it re-focuses the corporation on having a positive impact on society and fundamentally changes the way a company operates. The recent article titled ‘We’re entering the age of corporate social justice’ by Lily Zheng in the Harvard Business review notes the need for companies to change, to have a positive impact, to not implement
Aren’t we in a drought? The Australian black coal industry uses enough water for over 5 million people
Ian Overton, University of Adelaide Water is a highly contested resource in this long, oppressive drought, and the coal industry is one of Australia’s biggest water users. Research released today, funded by the Australian Conservation Foundation, has identified how much water coal mining and coal-fired power stations actually use in New South Wales and Queensland.
Dr Laura Schuijers You may have seen some of the discussions around environmental silver linings to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. The overall environmental narrative is inconsistent, as policy and energy experts express differing opinions over how to interpret what’s happened so far. Certainly, there have already been short-term benefits. We are seeing short-term benefits as