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Social & Environmental Sustainability

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.

18 Sep 2019

Zero rates: paranormal activity 2

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

As interest rates continue to drop, global economies must prepare for a new era of monetary policy and business risk.

29 Aug 2019

Lowering the intensity on carbon

Andrew Cornell | Managing Editor, bluenotes

ANZ is cutting its own carbon emissions but more significantly is supporting customers to lower emissions more broadly.

30 Jul 2019

Efficiency not enough to curb Aus energy use

Catherine Birch & Adelaide Timbrell | Senior Economist & Economist, ANZ

As water and energy use in Australia continue to rise, efficiency gains by households and industry aren’t enough.

26 Jul 2019

PODCAST: the new frontier for finance

Mel Cutler & James Dunnett | Head of Environmental Sustainability and Corporate Agriculture Relationship Manager, ANZ

Combining debt finance and impact investing has led to the unique purchase of two prominent cattle stations.

03 Jun 2019

Long-term sustainability is taking off

Bronwyn Corbet | Director - Institutional, ANZ

Australia’s first sustainability linked loan helped Adelaide Airport manage their environmental impact.