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ESG: the role of real assets in creating a sustainable future

ESG: the role of real assets in creating a sustainable future

The investment industry can exert significant influence in the way that real assets are built and operated. ESG data vendors such as MSCI and FTSE Russell provide tools to help but it’s a complex task and fraught with potential unintended consequences.

Australia has opened the door to higher performing homes, at lower cost

In the midst of agreements on national reforms to address the cladding crisis and improve the fire and structural safety of buildings, decision makers at the recent Building Ministers’ Forum also reached another significant milestone  – one that could set Australian homes on a path towards lower energy bills, reduced strain on the electricity network and fewer greenhouse gas emissions.

Tightening the divide between populism and public housing

The aftermath of the latest federal election result has evidently revealed one thing about our society, being the worldwide trend toward “populism” and its drifting distance away from progressive ideals and policy.

Peak car – what is it, and so what?

The “peak car” phenomenon has captured the attention of many but what is it really? This is a deep dive into mobility trends of today and where this might steer us into the future.

The time has come for Voice, Treaty and Truth

The time has come for Voice, Treaty and Truth

It’s high time for white Australians to confront the fact that their life outcomes are much better than their Indigenous counterparts.

Observations on Japanese city making

You might think that a city like Tokyo, with a metro population of 14 million, has very little in common with a city like Sydney or Melbourne.

The real price of energy and its cost to us

Are we really paying the highest energy prices in the world, or are we just consuming more than everyone else?

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