Jenni Downes

Briefing paper

A level playing field for local energy

The electricity market in Australia is undergoing an unprecedented transformation. The traditional model of one-way flows from large remote generators to consumers is changing. The past decade has seen a doubling of electricity prices. A million small customers now have solar PV. More change is...

Food waste opportunities within the food wholesale and retail sectors - final report

This research looked at where, why and how much food waste is currently generated by food retail and wholesale businesses, such as supermarkets and grocers. The research report also suggests ways the NSW EPA could support industry to maximise their efforts.

What gives? How companies invest in communities

Against a backdrop of growing public interest in corporate citizenship and responsibility, this report investigates the approach that leading firms are taking to investing in communities. It looks at how, and how well, companies are performing against leading indicators for community investment. Significantly, it shows...