Business & Politics

Sustainability part of the wallpaper at PwC

Professional services giant PwC is determined to avoid silos, and according to consulting partner John Tomac, this means sustainability capability and expertise has trickled into all corners of the business.

ERM hones in on community engagement to boost Australian profile

Exactly why did ERM buy out Kathy Jones and Associates?

Global sustainability consultancy ERM has 5000 staff worldwide and is one of the leaders in helping governments privatise assets. So why did it need to recently buy Kathy Jones and Associates, a Sydney based company with around 70 people?

Stockland backs 12 community-oriented proptech startups

A platform to keep track of elderly relatives, passive solar greenhouses for micro greens, and a contractor payment system are among the 12 ideas picked for Stockland’s six month accelerator program for community-minded startups.

On why the Vic election comes down to climate and renewables

On why the Vic election comes down to climate and renewables

At the Property Council Christmas bash in Sydney last night (Wednesday), we just knew we’d strike up a conversation with someone from Melbourne to give us a view on what the Victorian state election on Saturday might bring for sustainability.

Game-changing finance for green borrowers with Greenlend

Game-changing finance for green borrowers with Greenlend

Planet Ark Power has jumped onto the opportunities for expansion through borrowing funds without needing to rely on real estate securities, thanks to Greenlend, the new clean energy funding platform from MarketLend. Robert Harley reports.

Consultancy giants boost sustainability teams

The big consultancy firms such as KPMG and EY are bolstering their sustainability teams to meet new demand in areas such as climate change risk, modern slavery, carbon farming and sustainable timber verification.

Farmers locking horns with climate change 

Farmers locking horns with climate change 

Farmers are starting to agitate for action on climate and they’re getting smarter and more innovative to cope with the challenges it presents. According to young award winning farmer, Anika Molesworth, expect to hear more from this sector. 

Parliamentary report on mould hands down its finding, but there are sceptics

Parliamentary report on mould hands down its finding, but there are sceptics

Federal member for Robertson and Liberal MP Lucy Wicks knows first hand what mould related issues are like: she’s been sensitised to such an extent she could no longer tolerate shopping centres, meeting rooms – even the then-Prime Minister’s office. But the sceptics are questioning the science.