Sustainable Economy

Climate Change and the Economy with the RBA’s Guy Debelle | PUBLIC FORUM | March 2019

Full audio of the public forum available here. Full speech by RBA Deputy Governor Dr Guy Debelle available here. On 12 March, as part of our latest public forum on climate change and the...

Murray-Darling report shows public authorities must take climate change risk seriously | Op-ed | Arjuna Dibley

Published in The Conversation on 4 February 2019.  The tragic recent events on the Darling River, and the political and policy furore around them, have again highlighted the severe financial and environmental consequences of mismanaging...

Public authority directors’ duties and climate change | DISCUSSION PAPER | January 2019

CPD has released a new discussion paper on the legal obligations of public sector corporate boards and directors to consider climate-related risks. Public authority directors’ duties and climate change finds that these directors likely...

Latest eNews

Dear CPD follower It’s been a busy start to 2019 for CPD across our policy programs. Below you’ll find updates on: Mariana Mazzucato’s visit to Australia: videos, audio and more RSVP: ‘Climate Change & the...

Time for an Australian sustainable finance taskforce

Published in The Sydney Morning Herald on 22 July 2018. ASIC commissioner John Price.Photo: Jeremy Piper ASIC commissioner John Price left a Sydney audience in no room for doubt last month when he confirmed company directors risked...

Trade and Climate Change | ANU-CPD POLICY DIALOGUE | June 2018

On 22 June 2018 CPD and ANU again hosted leaders from government, business, civil society and academia to discuss important matters relating to Australia’s economy, this time how Australia’s trade policies can adapt to...

Climate Horizons | REPORT AND PUBLIC EVENT | June 2018

Full audio of ASIC Commissioner John Price’s address and the panel discussion at our public forum is here: CPD has released its latest report on how Australian companies, investors and policymakers can manage...

CPD submission to Senate inquiry on UN Sustainable Development Goals

In April 2018, CPD made a submission to the Senate Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade References Committee Inquiry into the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals. Our submission highlighted the role that the SDGs can...