Can a business be socially and environmentally responsible and still make money? Yes. But to build a business driven by purpose not profit calls for "cathedral thinking", experts said at a recent conference in Sydney.
Strong political leadership, financing for sustainable infrastructure and climate action, and more partnerships across sectors: These are some things Australia needs to achieve the UN's Sustainable Development Goals.
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Australia’s houses are getting bigger, but usually not more sustainable—this is bad news for the country's energy budget, say researchers from the University of Melbourne.
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Germany is on track to achieve its 80 per cent renewable energy target by 2050, thanks to policy measures favouring the transition to clean energy. As Australia reviews its own electricity market, RMIT University's Anne Kallies talks about lessons from the German experience.
Ee Ling Ng
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Greenhouse gas nitrous oxide is 300 times more effective at trapping heat than carbon dioxide, yet the impact of nitrogen on climate change seldom makes headlines the way carbon dioxide does. Solving it will require the world to relook its agricultural practices and dietary choices, say researchers.
The Australian government is reviewing the electricity market after September's massive blackout in Adelaide challenged the reliability of renewable energy. University of Newcastle's Bonnie McBain outlines strategies to ensure a steady supply of clean power.
This year the Sustainable Business Australia 'Smart Business in Action' (SBiA) Summits convened more than 175 sustainability leaders across Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne to hear speakers talk on business and ...