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Sam Hurley

Discussion paper

Public authority directors’ duties and climate change

This paper argues that while some public authorities are responding in a sophisticated way to climate risk, changes are needed to support wider adoption of best-practice approaches. The authors makes four recommendations that could help boards and directors to better manage climate risks.
Commentary

On a mission to save democracy

Despite five prime ministers in five years and policy paralysis in Canberra, Australians don’t want to do away with democracy. They want to save it.
Strategy

Climate horizons: scenarios and strategies for managing climate risk

This report looks at how Australian companies, investors and policymakers can manage climate risks and support a transition to a zero carbon economy. The report shows more Australian companies are considering what climate change and the Paris Agreement mean for their strategies and investments.
Discussion paper

Climate horizons: next steps for scenario analysis in Australia

This discussion paper is about the use of scenario analysis by companies and other financial actors to manage, disclose, and regulate climate-related risks and opportunities in Australia. It suggests how Australian practice can be consistent with our international climate commitments under the Paris Agreement and...
Essay

Reforming the public sector for a more equal society

As Fabians we believe in harnessing the power of the state to drive social and economic progress, and to protect our community and environment from exploitation. Now, more than ever we need a skilled and motivated public sector to continue the social democratic project in...
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