Statement

News Release: 2017 Review of Climate Change Policies. Where’s the policy to spur ambition?

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News Release

2017 Review of Climate Change Policies. Where’s the policy to spur ambition?

Statement by Andrew Petersen, Chief Executive of Sustainable Business Australia, Australia’s peak organisation for businesses engaging in sustainable development and aligning with the Sustainable Development Goals. 

The Australian Government today released its 2017 Review of Climate Change Policies. Overall, it is another missed opportunity, with little ambition for an enabling framework that emphasises sustainable, responsible and climate-smart development for Australia.

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Statement

News: Sustainable business disillusioned with government energy plan

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News Release

17 October 2017

Sustainable business disillusioned with government energy plan

Australia’s peak body for sustainable business today expressed disappointment at the Government’s energy plan, saying the country still lacks a viable long-term strategy to deliver energy securely, reliably and sustainably in line with internationally agreed emissions reduction targets to meet obligations under the Paris Agreement. Continue reading “News: Sustainable business disillusioned with government energy plan”

Presentation

SBA keynote to RMIT Australian EU Centre Policy Briefing on the EU Free Trade Agreement

SBA gave the keynote address to RMIT EU Centre Policy Briefing on business perspectives around the EU Free Trade Agreement and the role that the Sustainable Development Goals might have in shaping the tone, tenor and terms of the FTA. Continue reading “SBA keynote to RMIT Australian EU Centre Policy Briefing on the EU Free Trade Agreement”

Submission

Briefing: Climate change needs to be central to Australia’s national security agenda

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Climate change needs to be central to Australia’s national security agenda 

Andrew Petersen, CEO, Sustainable Business Australia

With the events to our immediate north, national security, indeed international security, has been in the news a lot lately – and with good reason. The world has changed significantly this decade through seismic geopolitical shifts. It is also changing through climate shifts. Both have significant impacts for national security and Australia has more to lose than most when it comes to the impact of climate change on national security.

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