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Australia To See More M&A in the Energy Space: Survey

Australia will be one of the top five countries for energy investment and M&A, a new survey has found. The study for Change: Investing in a smarter energy future, by law firm Pinsent Masons and Mergermarket, surveyed 250 senior executives from 200 businesses with revenues of $US1
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How To Tell if a Company is Really Doing Good

One of the most significant recent trends is the desire of consumers and investors to achieve social good with their money. Companies such as Toms, who give away a pair of shoes to the disadvantaged for every pair of shoes purchased, have found that the strong resonance of their messa
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Solar Grows Faster Than All Other Forms of Power For The First Time

Solar power grew faster than any other source of fuel for the first time in 2016, the International Energy Agency said in a report suggesting the technology will dominate renewables in the years ahead. The institution established after the first major oil crisis in 1973 said 165 gigaw
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More Flowers Don’t Mean Healthier Bees

In a counter-intuitive finding, researchers have discovered that longer flowering seasons due to climate change is harming rather than helping bee populations. A team of scientists from Florida State University in the US looked at three bumblebee species native to the Rocky Mountains
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Green Jobs Are Widespread and Growing

Former engineer Louise Millar-Hoffman started a general career consulting business in 2002. In 2015 she set up Eco People At Work to “go niche” in the environmental and sustainability careers market out of her interest in sustainability and because she felt there was a strong appetite
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Off-Grid Solar & Battery Systems Prove 15x More Reliable Than Network

Western Australian utility Western Power has revealed the results of its stand-alone power system (SPS) pilot, confirming that the solar, diesel and battery storage systems deployed at six properties located around Ravensthorpe, Lake King and Ongerup, had delivered a 15-fold reliabili
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Australian Organisations Score in the Top 10 Per Cent of B Corps Globally

B Corporations are businesses which act “as a force for good”, certified by B Lab for meeting rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency. Community Sector Banking (CSB) and Disruptive Media were named among the 2017 Best for the World
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How Can You Ethically Volunteer Overseas?

Every year countless young Australians head overseas to give their time to those in need. Now, school-based volunteer travel company World Challenge has announced an end to trips to orphanages in developing countries after research showed the practice was harming vulnerable children.
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#Blog: Talent Nation Working With The Australian Supply Chain Sustainability School

Here at Talent Nation we are often provided with exciting opportunities to work alongside some incredible organisations, the missions and values of which truly align with our own. Our commitment to providing sustainable recruitment and executive search services allows us to not only p
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