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What's on the horizon for business and human rights – 2023 themes and 2024 predictions
Insight 15 Feb 2024

The focus on businesses' obligations regarding human rights has grown considerably in recent years. In this Insight, we identify some of the central business and human rights themes from 2023, and set out our predictions for the year ahead. ...

Mandatory climate-related financial reporting: business implications of the draft legislation
Insight 14 Feb 2024

On 12 January 2024, the Federal Government released the exposure draft of the Treasury Laws Amendment Bill: Climate-related financial disclosure. In this Insight, we explain key elements of the Draft Legislation, including areas of uncertainty that have been raised in submissions to government. ...

Nine-year check-in: Draft Binding Treaty on Business and Human Rights
Insight 27 Nov 2023

For nearly a decade, a United Nations working group has been debating and negotiating the scope and content of a proposed binding treaty on business and human rights. If agreed and ratified, the treaty will represent a major leap forward in the regulation of business human rights. ...

Australian infrastructure Investment Report 2023
Insight 15 Nov 2023

The current state of Australia's infrastructure market as appetite for investment in the energy transition reaches new heights. ...

Agriculture, food and beverage sector - M&A and governance update
Insight 01 Nov 2023

Despite a more cautious market in 2023, M&A in the agricultural, food and beverage sector has proven resilient. In this Insight, we delve into some ongoing trends shaping it, as well as giving a quick snapshot of Australia's proposed mandatory climate disclosure regime. ...

Seizing opportunities in the energy transition
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Transitioning Australia's electricity generation system from fossil fuels to renewables, in tandem with reducing emissions across all sectors of the economy, presents both a formidable challenge and a real opportunity. Australia's future will be shaped by this transition. ...

TNFD Recommendations to prompt a step change in nature risk management and disclosure
Insight 10 Oct 2023

The Taskforce on Nature-related Financial Disclosures recommendations (the TNFD Recommendations) provide a means to standardise nature-related risk management and reporting, and to capitalise on nature-related opportunities. ...

Fuel for thought: is SAF the safe bet?
Insight 29 Sep 2023

In this Insight , we look at the challenge posed by the Aviation Green Paper ( the Paper ) for the Australian aviation sector to lead the transition to net zero. Released on 7 September 2023, the ...

Circular economy accountability – the role of business in addressing the global plastics and waste crisis
Insight 13 Sep 2023

Overuse and improper disposal of plastics and other materials is a global crisis. Businesses are under increasing pressure from various stakeholders to reduce the impact their use of materials, particularly plastics, has on the environment. ...

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