ENEA Consulting, CitiPower and Powercor

released 04 June 2020

The report shows that a suite of technologies is required to address power quality issues caused by increasing electricity generation from rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems.

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Transnational Institute, Institute for Policy Studies

released 04 June 2020

In Europe, the United States, and around the world, climate campaigners have developed an ambitious set of “Green New Deal” proposals to reduce pollution, protect vulnerable communities, and create millions of jobs. These proposals are far-reaching and visionary, but they often overlook a critical player in our unsustainable global economy: the financial system.

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Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR)

released 03 June 2020

The purpose of this research is not to suggest that funds should support every shareholder proposal. Rather, it seeks to highlight the clear correlation between funds with responsible investment practices and support for shareholder proposals. Funds that are engaged on ESG issues are clearly more likely to vote for improved ESG outcomes.

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Climate Works Australia

released 05 June 2020

The report finds that zero-emissions transport solutions are available, and globally many are already being implemented at scale. Policy, infrastructure and market measures can drive more widespread adoption of zero-emissions transport options in Australia.

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Australian Academy of Technology and Engineering

released 02 June 2020

The science and lived experience of climate change is becoming increasingly clear, and was brought into sharp relief by Australia’s horror bushfire season of 2019/20. If the world is to avoid the worst effects of dangerous climate change, we must take urgent action to reduce carbon emissions into the atmosphere. Australia has signed up to three separate sets of targets for reducing its emissions.

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Responsible Investment Association Australasia

released 02 June 2020

The study, conducted for RIAA by Deakin University Business School, reveals the burgeoning appetite for impact investing, with Australian investors – from super funds to family offices – indicating they’d like to
increase their allocation towards impact investments more than fivefold to $100 billion over the next five years, and invest in clean energy, housing, health and wellbeing, education and conservation, among other themes.

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