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Social & Environmental Sustainability

01 Jul 2020

LONGREAD: circling value in CO2

Sophia Hamblin Wang | COO, Mineral Carbonation International

Round and round goes the circular economy which will be integral to reaching the world’s climate change goals.

11 Jun 2020

Abstract climate change ends with pandemic

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

COVID-19 has forced the world to pause and consider what aspects of “normal” need to return once the crisis passes if another existential crisis is to be averted.

19 May 2020

Hydrogen - the fuel of the future?

Satoshi Okazaki & Andrew Cornell | Head of Corporate Banking ANZ Japan & Managing Editor of bluenotes

Hydrogen - along with oxygen, a constituent of water - is also a fuel of the future. And potentially a climate change saviour.

27 Feb 2020

Sustaining momentum on sustainable finance

Katharine Tapley | Head of Sustainable Finance Solutions, ANZ

Sustainable finance hit record high levels in 2019. Can this be sustained – and grow even further – in 2020?

21 Feb 2020

Aus emissions: output or intensity - part two

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

A majority of Australia’s emissions are being driven by a few key industries. Find out which in part two of this series.

13 Feb 2020

Calculating a fair tax on carbon

Alan Mitchell | Former AFR Economics Editor

Should the Australian government take note of the approach of other major economies on carbon taxes?

07 Feb 2020

Aus emissions: output or intensity - part one

Catherine Birch | Senior Economist, ANZ

Australia’s Government has said they don’t want to risk the economy over emissions cuts. What impact will that make? Hear more in this two-part series.

31 Jan 2020

Financing a changing climate

Stella Saris Chow | Head of Sustainable Finance – International, ANZ

Sustainable finance is growing rapidly, innovative products can help support companies in the transition to a lower carbon economy.

21 Jan 2020

Commodities in 2020: changing winds

Daniel Hynes | Senior Commodity Strategist, ANZ

Increased focus on environmental issues will have a noticeable impact on commodity markets in 2020.

20 Jan 2020

Renewable transition: easier said…

Tsen Wong | Head of Energy, ANZ

As the climate changes, the shift to renewable energy sources becomes more critical – but no simpler. Japan has a role.

22 Nov 2019

Sustainable development goals: €1 billion bond

Sharon Klyne | bluenotes contributor

World’s first Euro SDG Tier 2 issued by ANZ, in line with bank’s increased sustainable finance target.

11 Nov 2019

LONGREAD: bonding over social housing

Caryn Kakas | Head of Housing Strategy, ANZ

Investing in social bonds creates a positive impact for communities and has a commercial return.

16 Oct 2019

The umpires decide on climate change

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

Whatever the position on climate science, change is coming and customers and regulators are calling for it.

04 Oct 2019

Betting big on future climates

Larry Marshall | Chief Executive, CSIRO

Australia must act now on climate change to retain our quality of life and economy, says CSIRO chief.

03 Oct 2019

Renewing investment in renewables

Cherelle Murphy | Senior Economist, ANZ

In a climate of climate action demands, renewable energy continues to make a mark on investment and prices.

24 Sep 2019

Climate change: shifting the economy

Richard Yetsenga | ANZ chief economist

The impact of climate change on global economies is reaching boiling point.