RaboDirect

released 20 October 2017

This year, RaboDirect’s 2017 Financial Health Barometer surveyed 2,300 financial decision makers, aged 16 – 65, measuring attitudes towards food and waste, savings and debt, weekly grocery spend, as well as how much Aussies know about the journey of their food from farm to plate.

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CDP (formerly the Carbon Disclosure Project)

released 24 October 2017

CDP’s second annual analysis in the ‘Tracking corporate action on climate change’ series shows that companies are stepping up their response to climate change, setting more ambitious targets to drive longer-term progress towards their low-carbon future.

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Climate Council

released 23 October 2017

The ‘Earlier, More Frequent, More Dangerous: Bushfires in New South Wales’, report shows climate change exacerbated the record breaking heat in winter and early spring, sparking dangerous fire conditions across the state and much of Australia.

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ABMARC & Australian Automotive Association

released 23 October 2017

This report presents the emissions and fuel consumption test results from 30 different passenger and light commercial vehicles (“light duty vehicles”), measured with a Portable Emissions Measurement System (PEMS) on Australian Roads.

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KPMG

released 12 October 2017

The survey provides a detailed look at global trends in CR reporting and insights for business leaders, company boards, and CR and sustainability professionals. It is designed to offer guidance on good practice to corporate professionals who assess and prepare their own organization’s CR reporting. It also serves as a guide to investors, asset managers and ratings agencies who now factor  environmental, social and governance (ESG) information into their assessments of corporate performance and risk.

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Arup

released 11 October 2017

This publication aims at demonstrating that a different paradigm for materials in construction is possible.

Organic waste from our cities and the coutryside, traditionally managed through landfill, incineration and composting could be diverted – at least in part – to become a resource for the creation of construction engineering and architecture products before being fed back in the biological cycle at the end of their service life.

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World Business Council For Sustainable Development (WBCSD) & Radley Yeldar

released 16 October 2017

The World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) and Radley Yeldar released the fifth edition of Reporting matters – WBCSD’s annual review of member companies’ sustainability and integrated reports.

Spanning 157 leading companies from more than 20 sectors and 35 countries, this year’s research points to positive progress in corporate reporting and disclosure as well as a continued movement towards digital reporting.

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