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Federal government looks to boost demand for recycling

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 3rd March 2020 -  The move has been welcomed by social enterprise advocates 

Rio Tinto makes billion dollar pledge to go carbon neutral

Luke Michael, Monday, 2nd March 2020 -  The company is investing $1.5 billion to reduce its carbon footprint

Retailers urged to ethically source their products

Luke Michael, Monday, 4th November 2019 -  Aldi Australia says all its own-brand fish and seafood will be responsibly sourced by the end of 2020

Supermarket giant brings zero-waste shopping to Australia

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 29th October 2019 -  Australians will be able to buy groceries in durable, rather than disposable, packaging thanks to a new partnership

NSW investing in solar, but not for all

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 23rd October 2019 -  A scheme that will see solar panels installed on 3,000 low-income NSW homes has advocates worried 

Helping businesses thrive through the climate change transformation

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 1st October 2019 -  Australian businesses must adapt to the economic transformation caused by climate change if they want to remain successful, according to new research.

Divestment advocates hit back at Bill Gates criticism

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 25th September 2019 -  Bill Gates has declared that getting rid of fossil fuel stocks is a waste of time, but a leading Australian foundation believes the philanthropist is overlooking the divestment movement’s ability to create major social change.  

Tech billionaire steps up for Australia at Climate Summit

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 23rd September 2019 -  Atlassian has become the first major Australian company to adopt a target of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, it was announced during the 2019 UN Climate Summit in New York. 

Aussie businesses take the lead in climate fight

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 3rd September 2019 -  Australian business leaders must step up and take decisive action on the climate crisis, Atlassian co-founder Mike Cannon-Brookes says as he joins an alliance of companies encouraging employees to take part in this month’s global climate strike. 

Coles signs a sunny deal in a bid to slash power costs

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 22nd August 2019 -  Environment groups have lauded supermarket giant Coles’ signing of a 10-year solar-energy deal to slash its power bills and greenhouse gas emissions, and are now calling on Woolworths to follow suit. 
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