Climate action and economic wellbeing go hand in hand

With young people worried they won’t be able to afford more sustainable consumer choices because of the cost-of-living crisis, we need to walk and chew gum at the same time on climate action and the economy.

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Sport a proven force for good in politics

Sport played an important role in ending white minority rule in South Africa, and fostering early national unity in the post-Apartheid era.

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Do sustainable services require GST reform?

With the federal budget projected to return to substantial deficit within two years, and most Australian states and territories also in deficit, GST reform may be a conversation we have to have.

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Do ESG efforts create value?

The link between ESG performance and higher profit was reinforced by a recent study of more than 100,000 companies, but some organisations will be asking if ESG targets are really worth pursuing. If the success of Australian miner IGO is any guide – the a

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Will Australia adopt green claim rules to protect consumers from greenwashing?

The net is getting tighter around greenwashing as Australia’s regulatory bodies start issuing penalties to infringing companies, but when will a formal framework around the practice come into effect? ReGen’s Colin Davies explores the latest developments.

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Deep-sea mining could undermine entire industry

We need a successful mining industry to drive the energy transition and fight climate change. But, it will be harder for the industry to build the workforce or community support it needs to succeed, if a segment of the industry becomes likened to whalers

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Social impact needs corporate and government attention too

With some community issues becoming as obvious as the increasing frequency of extreme weather events, governments and corporates need to ensure we’re tackling social challenges as vigorously as we’re coming to address environmental issues.

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Timely mining approvals critical to energy transition

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While Australia is finally moving in the right direction on climate, the speedy approval of new mining projects will be just as important to a successful energy transition. This is because clean energy technologies are more mineral intensive than their fo

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The ‘how’ just as important as the ‘why’ in sustainability

The companies that deliver the most positive environmental and social impacts will be those that combine a positive purpose with high environmental, social and governance (ESG) standards in execution.

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WA food supplier setting example for regenerative agriculture

As the saying goes, you are what you eat – and for most of humanity what we eat makes us significant carbon emitters. WA-based Dirty Clean Food is offering an alternative and setting an example for a better way to do essential groceries.

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