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Cannon-Brookes takes stake in AGL, vows to fight demerger

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 3rd May 2022 -  Now a major shareholder, Mike Cannon-Brookes is looking to wield his power to do better by the environment as AGL powers ahead with its demerger plan. Tech billionaire Mike Cannon-Brookes

Nespresso joins B-Corp community

Danielle Kutchel, Tuesday, 3rd May 2022 -  The pod coffee company was recognised for its environmental efforts in particular. Nespresso is the latest organisation to achieve B Corp certification, joining a collection of

Sustainable brands: Who do you believe?

Wendy Williams, Monday, 18th April 2022 -  It has become commonplace for brands to champion their sustainability credentials. But do Australians actually believe what they are seeing and hearing? A new report suggests not.

How Officeworks is integrating sustainability into all its decision-making

Nikki Stefanoff, Tuesday, 5th April 2022 -  We caught up with Ryan Swenson, head of ESG and corporate affairs for Officeworks, to talk about ESG strategy and the business plan behind protecting both people and planet.  Officeworks

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New ‘global brainstrust’ to put impact governance on the agenda

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 1st March 2022 -  The vision is that we can help more leaders and decision makers to engage positively with sustainability. A group of pioneering impact leaders from around the world have joined

What is the business case for sustainability?

Kaushik Sridhar, Monday, 24th January 2022 -  Put simply, sustainably oriented businesses do better than their less sustainably minded competitors, writes Dr Kaushik Sridhar, who looks at the primary stakeholders that businesses

The enterprise making carbon neutrality possible for charities

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 1st November 2021 -  “We’d like to see all NFPs carbon neutral by 2030” For many charities, the path to reducing their carbon footprint is tricky and expensive. But a new organisation is out to change this. 

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The fight for a plastic-free future

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th September 2021 -  University of Queensland researcher Nasim Amaralian is fighting for a more sustainable and healthy world by turning unlikely natural resources like spinifex and sugar cane into

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

Creating genuine change through SDG implementation

Virginia Munro, Thursday, 19th August 2021 -  Australia may have ranked last for sustainability, but it’s time for us to realise the SDGs hold the key to a sustainable future after COVID, writes Dr Virginia Munro, who argues we

Sustainability in a ‘pandemic’ world

Kaushik Sridhar, Tuesday, 17th August 2021 -  Disruptions related to COVID-19 have come with an unexpected side effect: an impact on carbon emissions. The question is will any of our new more carbon-friendly behaviours stick,

From sustainability and CSR to ESG

Kaushik Sridhar, Monday, 19th July 2021 -  ESG and sustainability are often lumped together, but they are not the same. The transition from sustainability and CSR to ESG performance indicates a maturation of business practices
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