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10 June 2022

Can a global framework authenticate voluntary carbon credit schemes?

The Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity (VCMI) is a multi stakeholder platform driving initiatives focused on ensuring credible, net zero aligned participation in global voluntary carbon markets. The VCMI developed a global framework to guide the commitment and targets of voluntary carbon credit (CC) schemes. Australia’s voluntary scheme, the Emissions Reduction Fund (ERF) could be guided … Continue reading Can a global framework authenticate voluntary carbon credit schemes?

29 April 2022

New recycling grants on offer in Victoria

New grant opportunities have been announced for Victoria to support projects which aim to promote market demand for recycled-content products. Grants between $30,000 and $400,000 are available under the new Recycling Victoria Markets Acceleration fund. Stream 1 of the fund is available to projects which demonstrate and validate new innovative uses for recycled materials. Stream … Continue reading New recycling grants on offer in Victoria

15 April 2022

ESG Outlook – What will the Federal election outcome mean for ESG and how should companies be preparing

The extreme weather we have witnessed along the eastern seaboard of Australia, accompanied by wide scale flooding, has once again brought into sharp focus the impact and presence of climate change.  This assuredly means that as we approach the Federal election, all matters environmental can be expected to form a key policy and political battleground … Continue reading ESG Outlook – What will the Federal election outcome mean for ESG and how should companies be preparing

23 March 2022

Vote #1 Environment, Promoting Sustainability in Times of Uncertainty

Frequent ‘extreme’ climate disasters, a pandemic and international conflict…the unprecedented has become the precedented. Now more than ever, during times of great uncertainty, governments and businesses must take urgent climate action. This is a wake up call to business, it is startlingly evident that no one is exempt from the impacts of climate change, conflict … Continue reading Vote #1 Environment, Promoting Sustainability in Times of Uncertainty

9 March 2022

Australian clothing reuse export accreditation scheme

Equilibrium has been engaged by Charitable Recycling Australia to explore options for a credible, realistic and transparent process for an Australian clothing reuse export accreditation scheme. Such a scheme is intended to outline standards to promote the significant environmental, economic and social benefits of this important market. The scheme will aim to promote a circular … Continue reading Australian clothing reuse export accreditation scheme

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