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Social & Environmental Sustainability

27 Apr 2022

Super cycling to a sustainable future

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

The worlds next super-cycle is inevitable. And it will require an innovation and funding super-cycle as fuel.

31 Mar 2022

Growing towards net-zero

Shayne Elliott | Chief Executive Officer, ANZ

A new collaborative project in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt region will be positive for the environment and local businesses.

10 Mar 2022

IN CHARTS: locking down Australian emissions

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Lockdowns across Australia’s eastern states in Q3 2021 led to a fall in greenhouse gas emissions for the quarter.

04 Mar 2022

Elliott: allocating capital to effect change

Nathan Parkin | Co-founder & Investment Director, Ethical Partners

ANZ CEO Shayne Elliott discusses the growth and investment opportunity in the transition to a lower carbon economy.

16 Feb 2022

Finance key to net zero transition

Mark Whelan & Martijn Wilder | Group Exec Institutional, ANZ & Co-founding Partner, Pollination

Sustainable finance is key to driving innovation and accelerating the pace of positive future outcomes.

16 Feb 2022

Push to net zero requires diverse skillset

Katharine Tapley & Zoe Whitton | Head of Sustainable Finance, ANZ & Partner, Pollination

A new strategic partnership between ANZ and Pollination will help deliver impactful sustainability solutions across APAC.

16 Feb 2022

Driving the sustainability opportunity in APAC

Mark Whelan & Martijn Wilder | Group Exec Institutional, ANZ & Co-founding Partner, Pollination

The business opportunity in the global push to net zero is extraordinary. The change taking place is transformational and the pace is rapid.

14 Feb 2022

Aus infrastructure: blueprints need review

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Construction in Australia’s infrastructure sector coped okay through lockdowns but there’s much work to be done to meet lofty targets.

11 Feb 2022

Green demand emerges in emerging Asia

Sarah Ng, Stephanie Vallance & Takehiro Yamamiya | Dir. Asia & ME Capital Markets, Dir. International Sus Finance & Dir. Rates & Credit Sales Japan, ANZ

Sustainability reporting – though in its infancy in some emerging markets - is evolving rapidly. It’s needed to keep pace with demand.

10 Feb 2022

Hydrogen’s dawn brings huge opportunities

John Hirjee & Jessica Paterson | Executive Director REI & Institutional Graduate, ANZ

Replacing fossil fuels with green hydrogen will cut emissions and enable Australia to develop significant new domestic and foreign markets.

09 Feb 2022

The investment case for net zero carbon

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Trillions of dollars will be needed to even rein in carbon emissions – and that’s more an opportunity than a cost.

03 Feb 2022

LONGREAD: what’s driving the carbon price in New Zealand?

Susan Kilsby | Agricultural Economist, ANZ New Zealand

Agreements reached at COP-26 paved the way for a global carbon market to develop. What does this mean for prices in NZ?

08 Dec 2021

2022 looms as watershed for financial sector

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Even ignoring the pandemic, 2022 will be a turning point for banks with a focus on digitalisation and sustainability non-negotiable.

24 Nov 2021

Shareholders are stakeholders too

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

It’s not capitalism that is driving global warming and growing inequality, it’s the humans making the rules behind it. And they can change them.

23 Nov 2021

COP26: time to walk the talk

Richard Yetsenga | Chief Economist, ANZ

Businesses and governments may have formed a plan for a sustainable future at the recent COP26 conference. Now they need to deliver on the plan.

18 Nov 2021

A clearer path to a sustainable transition

Mark Whelan | Group Executive Institutional, ANZ

Financial services companies have a clearer framework for sustainability investments in the wake of the COP26 conference in Glasgow.