Investment/deals/companies

Design Futures Council gets Australian chapter

A think tank formed to help navigate global trends, challenges and opportunities for innovation in the architecture, engineering and construction sectors has launched an Australian chapter.

Banks: the good, the bad and the slow

It’s reporting season, and Australia’s big four banks have now all released their results, and some a stand-alone sustainability report. The good news is that they’re moving, albeit glacially, towards…

beijing, sustainability, china

China’s new thirst for SA’s green expertise

South Australian companies leading the way in sustainability are finding lucrative opportunities in China, with the strengthening of ties between the South Australian government and officials in the province of Shandong.

Upcycling proves lucrative for Plastic Forests

Upcycling business Plastic Forests, which turns contaminated plastic films into new products, is in expansion mode and about to commence operations at a new Albury-Wodonga “super site”.

Peer-to-peer lending goes green

Anyone can now get in on the world’s fastest-growing financial sector, with peer-to-peer lending platform RateSetter launching a green loan marketplace, with returns of about seven per cent a year…