Corporate social responsibility

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At the crossroads: 10 years of implementing the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights in Australia

This report finds that much work remains to be done to address significant gaps in corporate accountability for adverse human rights impacts, to ensure victims have access to remedy, and to operationalise the business ‘responsibility to respect’ human rights in Australia.
Guide

Clean energy agreement making on First Nations land: what do strong agreements contain?

This publication outlines best practice guidelines for how clean energy companies could approach agreement making with the First Nations landholders of their potential development site.
Guide

Climate risk governance guide

This guide is an introductory resource for directors on climate change risk governance. It provides a plain-language introduction to fundamental climate change concepts, and considers this issue in the context of the non-executive directors’ role and duties.
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SDG measurement and disclosure 2.0: a study of ASX150 companies

This report highlights the evolving quality of SDG reporting between 2018 and 2019 and identifies the Top 20 performing companies for SDG integration and disclosure for the 2019 reporting period.
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SDG measurement and disclosure by ASX150

This research report, which is a collaboration between RMIT and the Global Compact Network Australia, provides an analysis on how the SDGs are measured and disclosed in their annual and/or sustainability reports by the top 150 Australian public-listed companies (ASX150).
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SDG measurement and disclosure 3.0: a study of ASX150 companies

This report will be of interest to investors, regulators, and other stakeholders to better understand how top public-listed Australian companies are relating to and managing the different Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The report provides an analysis of the SDG disclosure practices in 2020 by the...
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Levelling up through circular economy jobs

In this report, the authors argue that greater UK government ambition for an effective and expanded circular economy by 2035 would create hundreds of thousands of new jobs across the country.
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International developments in sustainability reporting

This paper identifies and describes international trends in sustainability reporting to promote discussion around the potential role of government in laying the foundations for an effective sustainability reporting regime, which would facilitate sustainable transitions in Aotearoa New Zealand.
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Equality across the board: investing in workplaces that work for everyone

This report presents research into the collection and reporting of workplace data relevant to sexual harassment by ASX200 companies. The report provides insights into how companies currently collect and use data relating to sexual harassment, and based on those insights, makes recommendations about the role...
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Why the Scarborough LNG development cannot proceed

Woodside and BHP’s Scarborough to Pluto LNG project is the most polluting fossil fuel project currently proposed in Australia. This report details the impacts of the project and examines Woodside’s management of climate change risks.