Sustainable Economy

Building a Sustainable Economy | PUBLIC FORUM | November 2017

On 29 November, CPD hosted the final event in our special 10th anniversary series – a public forum in Sydney on the theme ‘Building a sustainable economy.’ CPD’s Sustainable Economy Program focusses on...

Climate horizons: next steps for scenario analysis in Australia | DISCUSSION PAPER | November 2017

Today CPD releases a new discussion paper on how business and investors can use scenario analysis in order to better understand and respond to climate-related risks and opportunities. The paper, Climate horizons: next steps...

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 and Climate Risks | PUBLIC PANEL | 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...

Australia’s Climate Security – U.S. Expert on Climate Change and National Security | ROUNDTABLE | April 2017

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...

Climate Risk and Directors’ Duties | PUBLIC PANEL | February 2017

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...