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Australians want government to focus on renewables even if it costs more: poll

Lowy Institute polling also finds 57% of people consider climate change to be a ‘critical threat’ The vast majority of Australians want the government to focus on renewable energy, even if that means more money needs to be spent on making the system reliable, according to polling by t
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War on waste: The family of four producing half a bread bag of rubbish a week

How much household rubbish does a family of four, including a baby, produce each week? On a farm in Katanning, about 300 kilometres south-east of Perth, it is an impressive half a bread bag. Tips for reducing waste: Take own bags and containers to supermarket Buy flour, rice and other
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#Blog: Exploring Impact in the Sustainability and Social Space

An update from Senior Consultant, Maxine Bazeley. Lately I’ve been working to expand my network at industry events and introduction meetings in search of the real impact roles within property. Early last month Richard and I headed to Sydney, where we connected with engineering, asset
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Market Pulse: CSL

Market pulse: The Centre for Sustainable Leadership is on the lookout for a business development manager with strong commercial and business planning skills to be based in Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne. Talent Nation’s Kate Faulkner says it’s a new role that has been created to genera
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Most energy experts say 100% renewables is feasible, realistic

Most energy experts surveyed for a study on the future of the world’s energy supply consider a global transition to 100 per cent renewable energy to be both feasible and realistic. “There is an overwhelming consensus among the experts we interviewed that renewable power will dominate
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ASX 300 companies with gender diverse boards grow revenue faster: KPMG report

Companies with females on their boards have achieved higher revenue growth, profitability and shareholder returns than those without, a new report by accounting firm KPMG shows. The KPMG Enterprise’s 2017 ASX 300+ Report analysed 664 companies, including 626 local entities and 3
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City of Sydney to accelerate environmental action plan

The City of Sydney has approved its Environmental Action Plan, which will see it push for net zero emissions by 2050 and get 50 per cent renewables for the entire local government area by 2030. The draft plan was revealed in June last year and, following a period of consultation, has
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Sydney Markets completes 640kW solar car park, nears 1MW of capacity

New South Wales’ Sydney Markets now boasts one of Australia’s largest commercial rooftop solar arrays, with the unveiling of a new and purpose-built 640kW solar car park on Tuesday, taking the Flemington icon’s total solar capacity to just under 1MW and adding 350 new, shaded parking
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#Blog: Thank you for the thankless jobs!

Thank you for the thankless jobs! Article by Richard Evans.  Earlier this year I came across an article that highlighted the most in-demand jobs in Australia for 2017. This list of top jobs stimulated a lot of discussion amongst our team here at Talent Nation. In particular we found o
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