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Energy efficiency essential to guarantee secure & affordable energy

Energy efficiency essential to guarantee secure & affordable energy

The Energy Efficiency Council has welcomed the Australian government's focus on addressing both reliability and emissions through the release of preliminary details of its proposed National Energy Guarantee (NEG), however, the Council noted that the NEG...

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Waste Opportunist: liability for climate change in the waste management sector

Waste Opportunist: liability for climate change in the waste management sectorLock icon

Directors are now liable for climate change impacts on their business. The complexity of this risk is not to be underestimated. Not only is the multi-national presence and operations of many companies increasingly complex, as are company structures,...

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Legal Eagle: Proposed minimum environmental standards for scrap metal facilities

Legal Eagle: Proposed minimum environmental standards for scrap metal facilitiesLock icon

The NSW Environment Protection Authority is proposing new minimum environmental standards for the scrap metal industry.

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Battery ban off the table after industry roundtable "consensus"

Battery ban off the table after industry roundtable "consensus"Lock icon

Australia's energy storage industry looks to have notched up a quiet win with the news that Standards Australia appears likely to scrap draft guidelines that could have effectively banned the installation of lithium-ion battery systems in Australian homes...

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Q&A: introducing Bioenergy Australia's new CEO

Q&A: introducing Bioenergy Australia's new CEOLock icon

Bioenergy Australia has appointed Shahana McKenzie as their new CEO. McKenzie is tasked with working with government, industry and sector stakeholders to drive future commitment to bioenergy in national and state energy strategies.

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Bioenergy: a circular economy approach

Bioenergy: a circular economy approachLock icon

Traditionally, companies have utilised 'economies of scale' to become more competitive, ultimately using greater amounts of energy and resources to become more efficient. However, as virgin resources become scarce, those businesses that do more with less...

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Arup strengthens waste team

Arup strengthens waste team

Resource and waste management specialist Shaun Rainford has joined engineering consultancy Arup as the regional discipline and skills development lead in Sydney.

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What carbon budgets do, and what they can do for your business?

What carbon budgets do, and what they can do for your business?

Playing an increasing role in business strategy and planning, carbon budgets - an allowable amount of emissions within a defined time period - are used to assess regulatory, market, and reputational risks, set goals and track progress. In this article,...

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"Energy efficiency is essential" for energy security

"Energy efficiency is essential" for energy security

The Energy Efficiency Council's head of policy Rob Murray-Leach has welcomed the latest Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) report, which states that managing how we use energy will be critical for energy security this summer.

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Cracking the glass-cultural ceiling

Cracking the glass-cultural ceiling

With only 2% of ASX directors being culturally diverse women, there is strong evidence that 'double jeopardy' (when gender and cultural background combine) is locking these women out of leadership opportunities.

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