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Competition and consumer law risks to be aware of in relation to ESG
Insight 22 Jun 2022

As businesses continue to focus on ESG it's important to be aware of potential competition and consumer law risks, including misleading environmental claims and anti-competitive industry collaboration. After watching this short Video, you will have a clear understanding of both of these issues and some of the practical steps you can take to prevent these risks. ...

New ASIC guidance on how superannuation and managed funds can avoid 'greenwashing'
Insight 16 Jun 2022

Greenwashing in the promotion of managed investment and superannuation funds is one of ASIC's current corporate governance priorities as it continues to 'monitor the market … looking for misleading claims about ESG and sustainability'. ...

An election won on ESG: what does a Labor Government mean for ESG and business?
Insight 08 Jun 2022

ESG has become a significant focus for business — both as a key risk and/or opportunity to drive value and growth. With a new Labor Government, ESG is set to remain at the top of the corporate agenda, given a suite of proposed policies that would reframe how businesses grapple with ESG considerations. In this Insight, we provide a snapshot of the Labor Government's roadmap on ESG, and actions businesses can take now to prepare. ...

Financing the green hydrogen revolution – key bankability issues
Insight 31 May 2022

Developers and financiers will need to take a long-term view on the market and navigate a myriad of bankability issues to secure external bank debt. In this Insight we explore some of these key challenges. ...

Sustainable procurement: five tips to manage ESG risk in your supply chain contracts
Insight 30 May 2022

Suppliers and service providers are a critical input into an organisation's ESG footprint, with supply chain contracts offering a key opportunity for businesses to realise their ESG goals. We provide our top tips on how businesses can optimise their supply chain contracts to meet ESG objectives. ...

Targeting net zero: key legal issues for Victorian Government
Insight

Webinar: Governance duties and transparency requirements under the Public Administration Act 2004; Victorian Government duties under the Victorian Climate Change Act 2017 ...

A net-zero emissions electricity system: how do we get there?
Webinar

Webinar: A net-zero emissions electricity system: how do we get there? ...

Climate change: realising net zero
Issues

The continuing global shift towards decarbonisation means 80% of the world economy is now covered by net zero pledges. ...

Financing sustainability – a guide to green and sustainable finance in Australia
Insight

One of the most significant developments in the loan markets over the past year or so has been the rapid increase in the use of green and sustainable financing products. These include sustainability-linked loans, green loans, social loans ...

Net-zero by 2050: implications for Australia's electricity sector
Webinar

Webinar: Net-zero by 2050: implications for Australia's electricity sector ...

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