2019 Impact 25
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Tag : Environment

What the social economy wants from the federal budget

Wendy Williams, Tuesday, 2nd April 2019 -  The expected theme behind Treasurer Josh Frydenberg’s first budget, to be handed down on Tuesday, is a stronger economy and a secure future. But what does that mean for the social sector?

Adapting Yourself to Take Action on the Environment

Contributor, Tuesday, 15th January 2019 -  Disillusionment with politics is reason enough to want to take action yourself on climate change and the environment, but actually doing it is harder. University of Melbourne Associate

Queensland Crushes Cans For Cash

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 2nd October 2018 -  One of Australia’s largest recycling companies is bringing 48 can collection depots across Queensland for the state’s recently unveiled Container Refund Scheme. Envirobank Recycling

Opinion

The Case for Environmentally Conscious Business

Georgia Gibson, Friday, 7th September 2018 -  Environmental sustainability must be a core part of your business’ purpose, writes Georgia Gibson from social impact agency Ellis Jones.        For many of us, it’s our moral obligation

Record Grant to Great Barrier Reef Charity Comes Under Senate Scrutiny

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 2nd August 2018 -  The $443.8 million grant given to a small Great Barrier Reef charity has come under increasing scrutiny at a Senate inquiry, with revelations no environment department officials

Opinion

Worried About Climate Change? Investing in Reproductive Health Must Be Part of the Solution

Chris Turner, Monday, 21st May 2018 -  By investing in family planning we can transform lives, improve health and economic outcomes, and help reduce our impact on the climate, but right now family planning is scarcely

$500 Million for the Great Barrier Reef is Welcome, But We Need a Sea Change in Tactics Too

Contributor, Monday, 7th May 2018 -  The latest funding announcement avoids any mention of reducing Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions, while providing a moderate amount of funding for the continuation of largely

Why Australians Need A National Environment Protection Agency to Safeguard Their Health

David Shearman, Wednesday, 28th March 2018 -  The rationale for reform is clear, writes David Shearman, Emeritus Professor of Medicine at University of Adelaide, in this article which first appeared in The Conversation. Australia

Opinion

Where is The Sustainable Consumer Heading in 2018?

Georgia Gibson, Thursday, 15th March 2018 -  How do we capture the sustainable market, questions Georgia Gibson, from Ellis Jones. As we continue to venture into the danger zone with our environment, sustainable consumers

Calls for collective action on SDGs to avoid legacy of inequality

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 14th March 2018 -  Australia’s leading advocates for sustainable development have called for collective action on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to avoid a legacy of inequality and environmental

Hope For The Environment in 2018?

Georgia Gibson, Thursday, 1st March 2018 -  Georgia Gibson takes a look at the most exciting initiatives around the world in 2018. It seems like yesterday that we all watched Al Gore on a cherry picker soar to the CO2 amount that

Sustainable Shopping: Is it Possible to Fly Sustainably?

Andrew Glover, Monday, 15th January 2018 -  Global travel comes at a serious cost to the environment, writes Andrew Glover, Postdoctoral research fellow at RMIT University, in this article which first appeared in The Conversation.
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