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How Australia Post brought its focus to sustainability

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  We sat down for a conversation with Susan Mizrahi, Australia Post’s chief sustainability officer, about how one of Australia’s most trusted brands approaches sustainability. 

B Corp Stone & Wood sold to Lion in a $500 million deal

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 22nd September 2021 -  As the very first brewery in Australia to become a B Corp, Stone & Wood has always championed community, people and planet. So, what happens to its B Corp status now it’s been sold? 

Australia’s emerging seaweed industry could be worth $1.5 billion by 2040

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 20th September 2021 -  To ensure Australia’s seaweed industry reaches its full potential, key players have joined forces to create the Australian Sustainable Seaweed Alliance — the industry’s first peak body. 

Building schools out of recycled plastic

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 8th September 2021 -  Could a new Eco-Block be the answer to rebuilding 200 schools in earthquake-devastated villages across Indonesia? Nikki Stefanoff speaks to the founder of Classroom of Hope to find out.

Businesses failing to hit SDG targets show little ambition for improvement

Nikki Stefanoff, Wednesday, 8th September 2021 -  To gain momentum on achieving the SDGs, businesses need to look beyond the easiest and simplest places for them to make contributions

Opinion

Company directors face crucial considerations on climate

David Ritter, Tuesday, 7th September 2021 -  As an 18-year-old school striker vies for a place on AGL’s board, David Ritter reflects on the responsibilities that fall to board directors when it comes to the climate crisis and why they need to do more than just look to their peers.

Woolworths leads the way in tackling modern slavery in supply chains

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 6th September 2021 -  New research ranking modern slavery statements of Top 100 ASX companies found that Woolworths, Wesfarmers and Westpac are just a few of the organisations leading the charge. 

Spotlight

The platform helping pet owners find the paw-fect match

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 1st September 2021 -  Finding someone to look after your pet can be a struggle. It’s why Deb Webber created Pet Cloud, to connect pet owners to carers across the country, and make an impact along the way, writes Maggie Coggan in this month’s Spotlight on social enterp

Meet the Melbourne student getting ready to address the AGL board

Nikki Stefanoff, Monday, 30th August 2021 -  18-year-old Ashjayeen Sharif is an arts student, a climate activist and now a contender for a seat on the board of AGL, Australia’s biggest greenhouse gas emitter.

Opinion

Senate’s vote to ban slave-made imports shows the weakness of Australia’s Modern Slavery Act

Contributor, Wednesday, 25th August 2021 -  There’s much more to be done before Australians can be confident the goods they buy are free of slave labour, write Kyla Raby and Katherine Christ.
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