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Seizing opportunities in the energy transition
Insight

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. ...

ASIC and APRA announce strategic priorities
Insight 30 Aug 2023

In this Insight, we consider the key trends, similarities and differences we have observed across ASIC and APRA's Corporate Plan. We also explain what to expect on the regulators' supervision and enforcement agendas in the near future. ...

ESG contract clauses — drafting tips to reduce your exposure to disputes and complaints
Insight 23 Aug 2023

Interest in environmental, social and governance (ESG) is continuing to grow at a rapid pace, including ESG-related goods and services. ...

Why intellectual property should be a key component of your ESG agenda
Insight 18 Aug 2023

In this Insight, we unpack a number of IP considerations that should be integrated into a comprehensive ESG approach. ...

Targeting ESG outcomes in investment strategies
Insight 15 Aug 2023

It is now accepted that ESG risks need to be taken into account in the same way as any other investment-related risk for superannuation trustees, fund managers and institutional investors when developing and implementing their investment strategies (and in making individual investment decisions). ...

No longer 'once in a blue moon': bluewashing risks and challenges can't be ignored
Insight 24 Jul 2023

In this Insight, we explain why companies should carefully consider their representations about human rights and other social issues, and how to manage associated bluewashing risk. ...

It's nearly here: how businesses can prepare for mandatory climate-related financial reporting
Insight 18 Jul 2023

A mandatory climate disclosure will commence for the first cohort of reporting entities from 2024-2025, and firms up details on the overall architecture of a reporting regime which is now expected to cover around 20,000 Australian organisations. ...

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