Monash Sustainable Development Institute


Net zero momentum tracker: local government sector - Jan 2019

This report is part of a series focusing on major sectors of the Australian economy as part of the Net Zero Momentum Tracker initiative. The Tracker is designed to bring together and evaluate climate action commitments in order to help the banking sector build momentum...

Net zero momentum tracker: banking sector - October 2019

As investors and capital providers, banks are significant to Australia’s transition to a net zero emissions economy. This report finds that 85 per cent of the banks assessed are taking steps to reduce their investment and lending portfolio emissions, but that these commitments are not...

Net zero momentum tracker: property sector - September 2019

This is the first in a series of Net Zero Momentum Tracker assessments that focus on key sectors of the Australian economy. The Net Zero Momentum Tracker is an initiative that demonstrates progress towards net zero greenhouse gas emissions in Australia.

Today’s problems, yesterday’s toolkit

This report builds on a pioneering survey of almost 400 public servants in Australia and New Zealand, dozens of interviews with senior practitioners, and original research into how governments around the world are training public officials in innovative practices.

Climate risk and the financial system: lessons for Australia from international experience

This report sets out the risks to global finance posed by climate change, and how financial systems around the world are responding to these risks and seeking to capture the opportunities.