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Jobs Growth in Supply Chain, Perth Picking Up and Others Rushing To Hire

Talent Nation’s own Richard Evans chats to The Fifth Estate about the surge in demand for expertise in safeguarding human rights in the supply chain, as well as the roles we’re currently recruiting for in the environmental and sustainability space. Article by Sandra Edmund
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What’s The Net Cost of Using Renewables to Hit Australia’s Climate Target? Nothing

Australia can meet its 2030 greenhouse emissions target at zero net cost, according to our analysis of a range of options for the National Electricity Market. Our modelling shows that renewable energy can help hit Australia’s emissions reduction target of 26-28% below 2005 levels by 2
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Australian Researchers Lead Way in Developing Sustainable Biofuel Technology

An Australian-first biofuel demonstration facility in the New South Wales Hunter Valley has been touted as a game-changer in the food versus fuel debate, that has overshadowed the production of ethanol for some time. The Federal Government, through the Australian Renewable Energy Agen
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What’s Inside Your Mobile Phone and Why You May Want to Recycle Them

What happens when you recycle an old phone? Why should you bother? As e-waste collection bins spring up throughout Australia, there’s a good reason why you may want to fill them. An estimated 23 million unused mobile phones are gathering dust around the country instead of being
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Shaping the Future: What Clients Want From Their Investments

Every investment decision local investors make plays a role in shaping the future of Australia. Recognition of that simple concept brings with it a deep responsibility for all who are involved in finance and capital markets. The scale of the responsibility brings with it enormous oppo
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Market Pulse: Why Demand For Engineers Is “On Fire”

Unprecedented. On fire. Hot. Not like anything I’ve seen in 35 years. These were just some of the superlatives used to describe the booming infrastructure market for engineering in Australia this week. The cause? A new found synchronicity of infrastructure projects in Melbourne and Sy
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Achieving Net (or Nearly) Zero Buildings

How much progress has been made in achieving net zero buildings? And will this approach help us meet our Paris Climate Change Agreement commitment of net zero emissions by 2050? A Net Zero-Energy Building is one that is highly efficient and operates on renewable energy to achieve net
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Let’s Imagine a Connected, Efficient, Sustainable Australia – Then Plan For It

Close your eyes and imagine that your home town is suddenly the perfect place to live. What do you see? Chances are good public transport is there, along with accessible jobs, education and healthcare; high-quality affordable housing; clean air to breathe; and green spaces to wander i
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No One’s Buying Electric Cars in Australia

Australia is lagging behind in electric vehicle ownership while some countries are streaking ahead, with a new report calling on more local incentives to convince car buyers to make the switch. In China, sales of electric cars increased 80% in September compared to last year, reports 
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