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Future Office Trends: Wellness, Urban Farms and No Cars

Only 16 per cent of workers expect they’ll be driving themselves to work in 2030, according to new research by real estate services firm JLL, opening the door to widespread adaptive reuse of basement car parking, which could see urban farms sprout up all over cities. Based on 260 surv
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Blog Series: The Most Popular ‘Green’ Jobs: Head of Environmental Sustainability

Change is sweeping the mainstream global economy. There is a noticeable increase in social interest regarding environmental and sustainability issues, resulting in a positive shift within business practices. Companies are now making corporate social responsibility (CSR) charters part
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Healthier Diet Leads To a Healthier Environment, Study Shows

So, you want to reduce your carbon footprint? You might consider improving your diet. It turns out that healthy eating isn’t just good for your body, it can also lessen your impact on the environment. Scientists say that food production including growing crops, raising livestock
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Five Steps To Turn Back The Tide of Plastic

The ABC’s War on Waste is looking at ways of combatting the huge and growing problem of plastic pollution in our oceans. Ocean plastic is a huge problem for several reasons. Fish, marine mammals, and birds are  often injured or trapped by stray plastic. They also consume waste p
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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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