AGL, ARENA in $8m electric vehicle charging study
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 19 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
AGL and the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA) are launching an $8 million trial to test the impact of electric vehicle (EV) charging on the electricity grid.
Climate change, SDG impacts of US election
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
As President-Elect Joe Biden prepares the next administration, there are implications for action in Australia as well as for achieving greater alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
Companies pledge 100% renewable energy by 2025
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 13 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
Woolworths Group has become the latest Australian company to pledge to power its entire operations with renewable electricity by 2025.
WBCSD survey to chart stakeholder engagement
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 3 NOV 2020  |  NEWS
WBCSD and DNV GL have issued a survey aimed at gathering insights into how stakeholder engagement, materiality and risk management can support board-level decision-making.
Cleanaway publishes first sustainability report after engagement
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 30 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
Australia's largest waste management company has released its first stand-alone sustainability report.
Medibank issues first sustainability report
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 22 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
Private health insurer Medibank has issued its first sustainability report, providing analysis on key stakeholders, and mapping their activities to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
QBE makes allocation to impact investment fund
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  FRIDAY, 2 OCT 2020  |  NEWS
QBE Insurance Group (QBE) has invested in Save the Children's Impact Investment Fund as part of its dedicated Impact Investment program, Premiums4Good.
Head of sustainability salaries revealed
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
The average salary for a head of sustainability role in tops $300,000, with women earning slightly more than men, according to research from specialist recruitment agency Talent Nation.
Coles signs Queensland renewable energy deal
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 24 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Coles will source more than 90% of its Queensland electricity from renewable energy sources after signing an agreement with state-owned CleanCo.
Global sustainability standards bodies launch shared vision, goals
RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 17 SEP 2020  |  NEWS
Five global sustainability standard-setting bodies have joined together in a shared vision.