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Social & Environmental Sustainability

23 Mar 2023

EV does it

Jeff Whalley | Senior Journalist, ANZ

Ups and downs in raw material prices. National battles to become battery makers. The quest to move up the EV value chain is no flat track.

22 Mar 2023

Mine the gap

Gene Tunny | Director Adept Economics

Queensland business RDO Equipment is ready for Queensland’s “critical minerals” boom.

21 Feb 2023

Innovate to keep on trucking

Dean Evagorou & Aidan Kenworthy | Associate Directors within ANZ Client Insights & Solutions

Technological innovation is revolutionising supply chain logistics. Those who invest in change could reap huge rewards.

07 Feb 2023

Nickel may need time to recharge its batteries

Daniel Hynes & Soni Kumari | Senior Commodities Analyst & Commodities Strategist, ANZ

A tight nickel market and high prices have induced a supply response from miners. That could lead prices lower if the electric vehicle market fails to deliver on lofty goals.

18 Jan 2023

How research into the humble pāua could change finance

Dean Spicer | NZ Head of Sustainable Finance, ANZ

Data collection plays a key role in ensuring New Zealand’s pāua industry remains sustainable and resilient to a rapidly changing climate.

12 Jan 2023

Circular economy in offices: it’s not just fashion that can come around

Juliana Renn | Associate Director and Sustainable Designer, tp Bennett

ANZ’s North Colonnade office in London undertook a sustainable refurbishment with sustainability behind every decision, embracing the circular economy.

25 Nov 2022

New pathways to a lower carbon future

Mark Whelan & Kevin Corbally | Group Executive Institutional & Chief Risk Officer, ANZ

ANZ is committed to transition all operational and financed carbon emissions from its portfolio to net zero by 2050. Success will be driven by the ability to help customers reduce their emissions.

23 Nov 2022

Future of Australian agriculture ripe for the taking

Michael Whitehead | Director Industry Insights and Agribusiness, ANZ

A decade after ANZ’s first Greener Pastures report into the future of Australian agriculture, a second edition reveals Australian agri has performed better than forecast and highlights the sector’s opportunities and challenges.

07 Nov 2022

The shift driving electric vehicles

Jenny Fan | Director, Sustainable Finance, ANZ Institutional

As demand for electric vehicles rises, so too will the need to finance their production in a sustainable way.

19 Sep 2022

University of Canterbury engineers a zero-carbon future

Luke Appleby |

New Zealand's University of Canterbury is Hitting the Target and working to reduce greenhouse gas emissions to net zero by 2030

08 Sep 2022

Climate change is a gender issue as well as an existential one

Victoria McKenzie-Mcharg | Strategic Director, Women's Environmental Leadership Australia (WELA)

Leadership in Australia has fallen short when it comes to addressing climate issues. We need a management change. Not just new faces, a new style.

06 Sep 2022

Feeding the world sustainably

Soni Kumari, Susan Kilsby and Daniel Hynes | Commodity Strategist, Agriculture Economist & Senior Commodities Strategist, ANZ

The opportunities in the agricultural sector are enormous, but population growth, environmental challenges and climate change mean it needs to be done in a more sustainable way.

31 Aug 2022

The Digital Opportunity for sustainability

Paul O'Sullivan | Chairman, ANZ

Digital finance will be transformational. ANZ’s chairman outlines where the bank will participate and the opportunity for sustainability.

23 Aug 2022

Digitising and greening global supply chains

Martin Smith | Head of Markets Analysis, East & Partners

With business supply chains under constant pressure globally, the opportunity lies in digital innovation and sustainable finance

17 Aug 2022

Natural capital: the investment value of the world around us

Christina Tonkin | Managing Director of Corporate Finance ANZ Institutional

As businesses grapple with how to value their natural capital assets, the need for more voices and agreed standards is becoming increasingly vital.

11 Aug 2022

Sustainable finance continues to evolve

Dean Spicer | NZ Head of Sustainable Finance, ANZ

As more investment capital is focused towards making business environmentally sustainable, financial organisations must adapt to change the seize the opportunity.