Investors up the ante on company biodiversity risks

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 12 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
A global cohort of 190 institutional investors representing $23.6 trillion in assets under management have sent letters to 100 companies it will engage on nature and biodiversity loss across eight key sectors.

Uni partnership to turbocharge innovation in CO2 product manufacturing

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  TUESDAY, 3 OCT 2023  |  NEWS
An Australian university hopes to transform carbon dioxide emissions from the energy and manufacturing sectors into useful products or embed carbon into existing products.

Record number of soil ACCUs issued for Queensland graziers

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 27 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Two Queensland farmers have been awarded a record amount of 94,666 Australian Carbon Credit Units (ACCUs) by the national Clean Energy Regulator - the largest allocation for an individual soil carbon farming project in Australia to date.

Warakirri AM properties certified sustainable

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  THURSDAY, 21 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Warakirri Asset Management's more than 160,000 acres of properties have been certified under the Leading Harvest Australia Farmland Management Standard.

Podcast: Alex Banks - she speaks for the trees

RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
On this episode of The Greener Way, we're talking with Alex Banks, a partner at EY's Climate Change and Sustainability Services.

UNSW launches Institute for Climate Risk and Response

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  WEDNESDAY, 20 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
The University of New South Wales has launched a new research institute to advise the business world on how to assess and respond to climate change - including navigating and implementing regulations and standards and measuring and evaluating their effectiveness ...

Corporates to begin adopting final TNFD recommendations

ROSE MARY PETRASS, RACHEL ALEMBAKIS  |  TUESDAY, 19 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Following two years of development and consultation, the Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures (TNFD) today published its final recommendations on nature-related risk and disclosure, with companies expected to begin adopting the recommendations ...

Mandatory sustainability calculator streamlines housing approvals

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
A mandatory new online tool lets users measure whether proposed major developments meet environmental sustainability requirements before they're approved for construction in Sydney.

New Asia-based carbon standards body promises quality carbon credits

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  THURSDAY, 14 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
A new carbon credit certifier with a focus on urban and tech-based solutions to decarbonise megacities and aims to have up to 100 projects in a year's time.

NZ case for green hydrogen-powered flight

ROSE MARY PETRASS  |  MONDAY, 11 SEP 2023  |  NEWS
Six international businesses including Fortescue Metals have joined forces to call for green hydrogen-fueled aircraft in New Zealand, which they say could remove up to 900,000 tonnes of carbon emissions every year by 2050.