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Enterprise turning manure into clean energy scales up

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 20th August 2019 -  An Australian-Cambodian social enterprise turning manure into a clean source of energy for cooking has successfully launched a pay-as-you-go model, giving thousands more Cambodians access to the technology. 

Opinion

Don’t Buy. Don’t Supply. Say Why.

David Ritter, Thursday, 8th August 2019 -  Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter offers three clear steps every workplace can take to help get fossil fuels out of our economy, as part of a series on Fighting Global Warming in your Workplace.

Goldman Sachs off to a flying start in the race for sustainable finance

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 7th August 2019 -  Fighting climate change and creating a more inclusive economy are top priorities for US finance giant Goldman Sachs’ newly launched sustainable finance group.  

Carbon credits to protect the environment and the vulnerable

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th June 2019 -  South Australia’s first biodiverse carbon offset project, and one of the largest in Australia, is attracting cross sector support to protect revegetated land and habitat for threatened wildlife.

Tech giant joins fight for sustainable fashion

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 4th June 2019 -  Google is partnering with Stella McCartney to measure the environmental impact of the fashion industry and improve sustainability in clothing supply chains.  

What can we do to combat the damaging effects of air pollution?

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 4th June 2019 -  Around 7 million people die every year because of the effects of air pollution, the World Health Organization (WHO) says. This equates to 800 people every hour or 13 people a minute.

Marine pollution hit for six as Sri Lanka debuts eco-friendly uniform

Luke Michael, Thursday, 30th May 2019 -  The upcycling movement has found an unlikely ally in the Sri Lankan national cricket team, which will wear a uniform made out of plastic recovered from the beaches of Sri Lanka for the Cricket World Cup.

Opinion

Where does your workplace get its electricity?

David Ritter, Thursday, 16th May 2019 -  We have to massively accelerate the speed of our transition to clean energy to help save civilization. It is in the interests of your organisation to commit, writes Greenpeace Australia Pacific CEO David Ritter, as part of a series on Fighting Global

Aussie businesses take renewable energy to the next level

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 15th May 2019 -  A customer-owned bank has become the first Australian bank to switch to 100 per cent renewable electricity amid a growing push for clean energy in the business sector.
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