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Climate Change Authority releases ACCU and NGERS reviews

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 19 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... The CCA made 15 recommendations including to enhance transparency and increase Scheme participation by supporting First Nations, rural, regional and remote communities. Climate Change and Energy Minister Chris Bowen said the government will continue ...

L'Oréal Groupe invests in First Nations-led biodiversity

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... carbon credits, and regenerative agriculture. The land and biodiversity restoration project will support at least 40 First Nations employees in landscape restoration jobs as well as project support roles at Tjaltjraak. It will also enhance connection ...

Finance realignment urged as nature-positive trails 30:1

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... taking place in Dubai, has seen an emphasis on nature-positive solutions that benefit women, workers, and the role of First Nations Peoples. Although less than 5% of the world population, Indigenous Peoples protect 80% of biodiversity globally. Yoon ...

Nature Market Repair Bill passes Senate

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 6 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... Environment and Water Tanya Plibersek. "Investment in the Nature Repair Market means landholders, including farmers and First Nations groups, will get paid to improve the environment on their properties. "The Nature Repair Market will be strictly monitored ...

New advisory body for nature investment

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 5 DEC 2023  |  NEWS
... damaged," Minister Plibersek commented. "Working alongside industry, scientists, environmental organisations and First Nations groups we will turn the tide from nature destruction to nature repair, ensuring that investments are really making a difference. ...

Carbon credit review falls short on CO2 capture and slavery

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 27 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... on the risk of other forms of adverse social outcomes, however. This will include the importance of engaging with First Nations communities and promoting their involvement in the ACCU scheme. This includes Free, Prior, and Informed Consent (FPIC) from ...

RIAA creates co-CEO model to replace outgoing O'Connor

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 23 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... Financial Disclosures (TNFD), leading RIAA's involvement in the Dhawura Ngilan Business and Investor Initiative on First Nations cultural heritage protection and participating in government stakeholder committees. "Decision-making will be integrated ...

Preparing for COP28: nature and climate integration

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 14 NOV 2023  |  NEWS
... investing $1 billion over the next four years in sustainable agriculture, conservation, oceans research, and support for First Nations waterways. He urged government to further develop nature-positive policies that support businesses and investors, especially ...

Role for finance after No vote

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
Despite being voted down by the Australian public, the First Nations Voice to Parliament saw support from the private sector which viewed the federal advisory body as the next step for reconciliation. As the dust settles, experts say finance has an ...

Investors prepare for urgent action on nature

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 26 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
... goal of"30x30" aiming to protect 30% of land and water and restore 30% of ecosystems by 2030. Collaboration with First Nations groups in governance rather than strategy can help upskill knowledge and solutions; as Indigenous peoples, although less than ...
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