Sustainable Economy

Public Forum: Building a Sustainable Economy | EVENT | 29 November 2017 | Sydney

RSVP for free here. When   29 November 2017 Wednesday Start 5:30pm – End 7:30pm Where Level 40 Governor Macquarie Tower, 1 Farrer Place, Sydney NSW 2000 MinterEllison RSVP for free here. We invite you...

Directors’ Duties & Climate Risks Business Panel in Sydney | EVENT | June 2017

On June 8, CPD and EY convened an expert panel to discuss the role company directors need to play in response to climate-related risks to their business, and what this means for other sustainability...

Help unlock Australia’s potential – “$50 for 2017” appeal

CPD fills a big gap in Australian policy-making The political landscape of the past year could hardly have been more tumultuous at home and abroad. Throughout this uncertainty, CPD made a big difference to...

Join CPD Fellow Ian Dunlop and call for more urgent climate action now

For almost two decades, CPD Fellow Ian Dunlop has been a powerful voice advocating for both a better understanding of climate science as well as for more urgent, robust policy responses from government. His expertise and...

Roundtable on Australia’s Climate Security | U.S. Expert on Climate Change and National Security

On April 7, the Centre for Policy Development, together with the Melbourne Sustainable Society Institute at the University of Melbourne (MSSI), delivered a roundtable on climate security with special guest Dr Sherri Goodman, a...

Public panel on climate risk and directors’ duties

Last Thursday in Melbourne, we co-hosted a booked-out public event on the directors’ duties work with the Future Business Council. The event featured CPD’s Sam Hurley as well as Bryan Horrigan, Angela Emslie and...

APRA lays down a marker on climate change risks in the financial sector

Today Australia’s prudential regulator has laid down an important marker on climate-related risks and their impact on the financial sector. This new statement from the Australian Prudential Regulatory Authority came in a speech on 17 February by...

Fellow Ian Dunlop calls for political-climate honesty and responsibility

As Federal Parliament wraps up for 2016, we’ve witnessed another year of dismal, polarising discussion of climate change. Instead of talking about the energy, health, economic and security implications of climate change, the political...

Avoiding gridlock: policy directions for Australia’s electricity system | DISCUSSION PAPER | December 2016

Today CPD is releasing a new paper titled Avoiding Gridlock: Policy Directions for Australia’s Electricity System. The paper is written by Alexander Marks, who was the recipient of the 2016 CPD Sustainable Economy Program Studentship....