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Government announces major reforms to EPBC Act
Insight 09 Dec 2022

We review the Federal Government's long-awaited response to Professor Graeme Samuel's 2020 review of the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act), titled 'Nature Positive Plan: better for the environment, better for business'. ...

Best practice ESG due diligence for energy investments
Insight 30 Nov 2022

This Insight explores proven ways dealmakers can close energy deals efficiently, while maximising value creation and managing ESG risks. ...

COP27: what does this mean for businesses around the world?

COP27 – What does this mean for businesses around the world? ...

Net-zero by 2050: navigating Australia's evolving carbon market

Webinar: Net-zero by 2050: Navigating Australia's evolving carbon market ...

Third layer of greenhouse gas emissions regulation to apply to some NSW operations
Insight 29 Sep 2022

The NSW Environment Protection Authority (the EPA) recently released a draft Climate Change Policy (the policy) and Action Plan 2022–25 (the plan) for public consultation. In this Insight, we look at three key measures proposed in the plan that could have a significant impact on industry. ...

Legislating net zero - the key implications of Australia’s Climate Change Act
Insight 26 Sep 2022

While the Climate Act may appear symbolic in nature, it establishes a new policy platform and could have implications for the proponents of new projects in the resources and transport sectors in Australia. In this Insight, we summarise the Act and its key implications for Australian businesses. ...

Federal Government invites views on proposed biodiversity market
Insight 08 Sep 2022

The Federal Government has announced its plans to create a national voluntary biodiversity market and biodiversity certification scheme (BCS) which will operate in parallel to the existing federal carbon credit scheme (CCS). Here we briefly summarise the Government's proposal and what it could mean for you. ...

Recent industry guidance for fund managers on climate risk disclosure
Insight 07 Sep 2022

Fund managers should take note of recent guidance published by the Financial Services Council, which provides a set of baseline expectations for the investment management industry's approach to making net zero targets, ESG product labelling and other climate risk disclosure considerations. ...

Australia's Net Zero ask of resources and industrial emitters
Insight 23 Aug 2022

With the new Australian Government's Net Zero emissions legislation progressing through Parliament, the Government has flagged tough new emissions caps for the resources and industrial sectors. These will have potentially far-reaching implications for both existing emitters and proposed new emission ...

A snapshot of ESG in Vietnam
Insight 16 Aug 2022

Environmental, Social and Governance issues continue to create a paradigm shift in the way businesses are run.2022 looks to be another big year in the space, with those slow to adapt getting left behind. We break down key ESG trends to watch for in 2022. ...