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Risky business: why sustainability is now central to mitigating risk

Sustainability Matters

October 18, 2021

As far back as 2006, the annual Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum warned that a pandemic was an ‘acute threat’ across all industries globally. This year’s WEF report expands into new dimensions of risk, such as the consequences of digital inequality and cybersecurity failure. Meanwhile, the 2021 report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change sounded a ‘code

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How can Australia become a renewable energy superpower?

Sustainability Matters

October 6, 2021

A flexible electricity grid based on energy storage and thermal balancing plants will enable Australia to capitalise on its unparalleled renewable energy resources to become a renewable energy superpower, finds a new report from global technology company Wärtsilä. The report — Front-loading Net Zero — combines advanced power system modelling and insights on the cost-optimal

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Energy, Environment & Climate, Investment


Partnership supports next generation of sustainability leaders

Sustainability Matters

July 19, 2021

Enel Green Power Australia (EGPA) has partnered with Monash University to support the launch of its innovative and award-winning Green Steps program. A global leader in clean energy, EGPA is at the forefront of integrating innovative technologies into renewable energy plants. Green Steps offers transformative and practical sustainability training and consultancy projects for ambitious emerging

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Human Resources, Investment



‘It’s not enough to rely on sustainable business “heroes”, we need every company to act’

Ethical Corporation

June 16, 2021

Throughout the pandemic, citizens around the world have been faced with hard choices; we have had to rethink the way that we live and work to protect ourselves from the virus. Yet these choices, and their impact on our lives, are only the most visceral symptoms of a crisis that has also thrown increasingly urgent, global challenges into sharp relief.Image: Channels: Ethics and

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Investment, Sustainability



How treasurers can lead their company’s impact investing

GreenBiz Group

April 26, 2021

When you think about who makes the greatest social and environmental impact with corporate dollars, you probably think of the head of ESG or the chief investment officer, not the treasurer. Today’s corporate treasurers, however, are redefining their role beyond risk mitigation, and they’ve become a surprising source of impact within their organizations, moving millions of dollars of cash and

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