Local pick-up a key to reducing emissions in e-commerce: Accenture

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
E-commerce skyrocketed during 2020 due to shopping shifting to online because of COVID-19, but emissions from parcel delivery actually dropped through the use of click and collect and curbside pickup, according to Accenture.

Hiring culturally diverse women improves organisational leadership

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 8 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Increasing diversity in leadership teams requires companies to support women and people from culturally diverse backgrounds in applying for positions, and results in improved organisational decision making.

C-suite executives cite climate as top risk to growth: EY

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Australia's C-suite executives worry more about climate change as the top risk to growth, beating out COVID-19, according to EY.

Property developer sets more ambitious timeline to net zero

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
A leading retail property owner and developer has brought its net zero carbon emissions targets forward by two years and committed to potentially doubling its rooftop solar panel generation as part of the process.

Mars Australia shifts to 100% renewable energy

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 4 MAR 2021  |  NEWS
Mars Australia will transition to using renewable electricity for its facilities as part of the company's global greenhouse gas emissions targets.

APA Group sets net zero targets for emissions

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Energy infrastructure company APA Group will set a net zero target for scope 1 and 2 emissions by 2050, and will focus on energy transition to clean and renewable energy sources.

Majority of CFOs see ESG's importance to business

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
A majority of Australian CFOs see environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) considerations as important to most parts of their business, according to the latest Deloitte CFO sentiment survey.

Coca-Cola Amatil sets net zero carbon targets

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 25 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Coca-Cola Amatil has set a net zero carbon emissions target by 2040 as part of a broader set of sustainability targets.

Ethical fund manager sets ambitious FUM target

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
A leading ethical investment manager says it is aiming for a target of $20 - $25 billion in assets under management, and has strengthened its adviser sales, distribution, and investment teams.

Rio Tinto commits to climate vote at AGM

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 18 FEB 2021  |  NEWS
Stakeholders including investors and activists have welcomed a decision by Rio Tinto to put its climate reporting to an advisory vote at this year's AGMs.