Climate change presents significant and unique challenges to the business models of many companies. Additionally, long term strategies to align with these goals are not regularly part of companies planning and reporting activities. The global transition to a two degree economy has begun. This guide shows how the businesses can prepare.
ClimateWorks Australia Submission to the Review of Australia's climate change policies [PDF 1.36 MB]
ClimateWorks' submission to the review of Australia's climate change policies outline the importance of a target of net zero emissions by 2050. Our submission draws on engagement with key stakeholders, as well as our extensive research, which demonstrates we can reach net zero emissions while growing employment and our economy. The submission also makes the case that while delay and policy uncertainty will increase costs, a net zero by 2050 target, as part of a long-term plan, enables an effective transition.
Could Boosting Energy Productivity Improve Your Investment Performance? A Guide For Investors [PDF 1.58 MB]
This guide is designed to encourage more investors to enter constructive conversations with companies around energy-related issues. Our analysis covered 70 companies, including many well known and leading businesses, across six sectors: airlines, automobiles, chemicals, construction materials, paper, and steel.
Energy, once perceived as a relatively low fixed cost, is now becoming an important variable cost that impacts on profits. This report outlines a methodology to assist companies to gain a deeper understanding of energy risks and the opportunities associated with improved energy performance. By using this information, companies will be able to undertake voluntary actions to minimise energy related risks and improve competitiveness.
This agenda-setting report presents a feasible pathway for Australia to achieve net zero emissions by 2050, with little impact on the economy.