Biodiversity goals a part of COP26 considerations

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 2 NOV 2021  |  NEWS
As companies, investors and governments meet to discuss new climate targets at COP26, biodiversity-related commitments may be a key component to negotiations.

COP26 preview: reporting, carbon markets and role of finance

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 28 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
As world leaders across government, business and finance gather in Glasgow for COP26, observers are awaiting not only net zero commitments, but interim commitments and developments related to international carbon markets and how countries report on their ...

Carbon offsets essential to net zero ambitions: Grattan Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 14 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
Carbon offsets will be required to achieve net zero targets, and government should set clear policy around the use of offsets and that the offsets used have high integrity, according to the Grattan Institute.

Brisbane firm to build organic waste to biogas system

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 5 OCT 2021  |  NEWS
A Brisbane-based engineering firm has received a $1 million grant from the federal government to build a small-scale waste management solution that turns organic waste into energy.

Plant agriculture sector in net zero policies: Grattan Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 30 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
The agriculture sector is a key contributor to Australia's greenhouse gas emissions and must be included in net zero policies, according to the Grattan Institute.

HSBC Australia to explore mangrove bond

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 2 SEP 2021  |  NEWS
HSBC Australia has launched a new project to develop for a mangrove bond that can be used to protect and restore vital natural habitats.

New Climate Action 100 engagement to tackle food and beverage sector

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 31 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Climate Action 100+ has laid out a new set of expectations for the food and beverage sector to make process towards decarbonising their operations and supply chain in line with the goals of the Paris Agreement.

Reflection on 10 years of climate action: ISS ESG

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  MONDAY, 30 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
The momentum to address climate change has built, but regulatory, methodological and investor climate action remain challenges in financial markets, according to ISS ESG.

Santos sued over clean energy, net zero claims

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 26 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
Oil and gas producer Santos' claims that natural gas provides clean energy and that the company has a pathway to net zero emissions by 2040 will be challenged in federal court.

Significant cuts to industrial emissions required: Grattan Institute

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 25 AUG 2021  |  NEWS
If Australia is to meet net zero emissions by 2050, the industrial sector will have to significantly cut its carbon emissions through a combination of policies and actions, according to the Grattan Institute.