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Australian business face European carbon levy for exports
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Australian businesses risk having to pay an expensive levy to export goods to the European Union based on the intensity of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions used in making and shipping products. The European Parliament's environment committee recently ...
Biden inauguration brings climate challenge for Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 JAN 2021  |  NEWS
With Joseph R. Biden Jr officially becoming the 46 th president of the United States, a series of executive actions have brought the US back to the international table on a number of ESG grounds, with meaningful implications for Australia's economy ...
WBCSD survey to chart stakeholder engagement
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD), in collaboration with DNV GL, has issued a survey aimed at gathering insights into how stakeholder engagement, materiality and risk management can support board-level decision-making. The ...
Future Business Council to close, join BCSD Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 29 MAY 2020  |  NEWS
The Future Business Council (FBC) is closing, and the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia) will become the home for FBC's alumni network, contacts and intellectual property. As part of the agreement, FBC Chair Toby ...
Analysis: climate change, Australia and the fierce urgency of now
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 JAN 2020  |  NEWS
As bushfires continue to burn across the southeast of Australia, the push is on to implement effective responses to minimise risk and optimise opportunities stemming from climate change across the economy. Business, finance and civil society are seeking ...
Coca-Cola Amatil joins membership of BCSD Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 24 MAY 2019  |  NEWS
Coca-Cola Amatil has joined the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia). Andrew Petersen, CEO, Sustainable Business Australia Coca-Cola Amatil is one of the largest bottlers and distributors of ready-to-drink beverages ...
QBE joins Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 12 APR 2019  |  NEWS
QBE Insurance has joined the Business Council for Sustainable Development Australia (BCSD Australia). Andrew Petersen, CEO, Sustainable Business Australia "We are pleased to welcome and work with QBE, one of the giants in the Australian insurance industry. ...
Australia, EU Free Trade Agreement includes SDGs, climate change
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 22 FEB 2019  |  NEWS
The Australian government and the European Union (EU) are currently negotiating a free trade agreement (FTA) that will not only serve to strengthen trade between the two economies, but also contains language with specific reference to commitments from ...
Will Australia adopt the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures recommendations?
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 16 JUN 2017  |  NEWS
The G20 Financial Stability Board's Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) is preparing its final recommendations, which will be presented to the G20 Leaders' Summit in July. As the TCFD considers the final draft of the TCFD guidelines ...
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