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
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.
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
Jenni Downes, Monash University Australia is still grappling with what to do with the glut of recyclable material after China closed most of its market to our recycling in 2018. Now the Victorian government has released the first major change to state recycling policy: a consistent kerbside four bin system by 2030, and a container
Jessica McLean, Macquarie University Digital technologies are often put forward as a solution to environmental dilemmas. The spread of the internet came with claims of a huge reduction in printing, and by replacing paper with bytes, we thought we’d reduce our negative environmental impact But this early promise of solving environmental problems may not be
A key reason for deciding to retire has to do with getting tired at and through work, how that tiredness affects partners and families. www.shutterstock.com Andreas Cebulla, University of Adelaide In the past decade a 30-year trend to earlier retirement has been reversed. In OECD countries the average age at which people retire has risen
I have been lucky to have worked with a lot of different companies on governance and sustainability, across many different industries. Sometimes it’s been good, and other times challenging. When heading into a business I quickly try to ascertain the culture, the people and the way the business works. One thing that I have learned
Corporate support for employee volunteering programs is good business. An article titled ‘Corporate Volunteerism proves a smart business move’ noted that corporate volunteering is “an exciting phenomenon” in the volunteering sector. “It can bond teams going through change, and bridge differences often overlooked in the hubris of ‘business as usual” and ‘The benefits can be