Monash Sustainable Development Institute
Textiles: a transitions report for Australia
This report is the culmination of four years of research in the Australian textiles and fashion space. It takes a systems transformation approach - using an evidence-informed framework to detail a set of practical pathways, to increase and regulate textile transparency, traceability and verification towards...
Corporate action for 1.5 degrees: best practice for Australian company net zero commitments
Net zero commitments from companies demonstrate that climate action is on their agenda and that action is underway at that organisation. But, perhaps more importantly, they also normalise the corporate sector contributing to Australia reaching net zero emissions. This report was informed by an updated...
Halving food waste: Australia’s progress on SDG 12.3
This policy brief outlines Australia’s progress on SDG Target 12.3 — halving food waste by 2030. The Australian government set and committed to this target. With less than nine years remaining, urgent action is required to halve food waste by 2030.
Net zero momentum tracker: energy sector - May 2021
This report argues that Australia’s energy sector must accelerate its pace of decarbonisation if Australia is to reach net-zero emissions, in line with the global climate goals.
Net zero momentum tracker: resources sector - December 2020
This report analyses 22 of Australia’s biggest emitters within the resources sector. It evaluates each company’s alignment with the global goal of net zero emissions by 2050, based on its stated commitments and actions.