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Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Podcast series of topical issues affecting the rapidly evolving environmental, social and governance (ESG) landscape.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In August 2023, the Australian Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) solicited feedback on proposed amendments to the Australian Carbon Credit Unit (ACCU) Scheme.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The recently tabled Climate Change (Net Zero Future) Bill 2023 proposes to legislate NSW's net zero by 2050 target and establish an independent Net Zero Commission to monitor the State's progress.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Residential and non-residential development in NSW is subject to more stringent sustainability standards under the new State Environmental Planning Policy (Sustainable Buildings) 2022.
Ius Laboris
In Australia, heightened enforcement activity, proposed regulatory regimes focused on ESG matters and other market developments are influencing the ESG risks...
Cooper Grace Ward
Agribusinesses should be considering carbon farming opportunities and ways to transition to low emission technologies.
Herbert Smith Freehills
Following the Independent review of powers and penalties under the EP Act, the Queensland Government is seeking consulting on proposed amendments to the EP Act.
Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP
In July 2023, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) released draft guidance for businesses making environmental and sustainability claims (the Draft Greenwashing Guidance).
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
A mandatory CRFD regime appears to have relatively broad support across industry and is likely to become reality.
The Review Panel found that the operative provisions of the Act were incapable of supporting its objectives.
McMahon Clarke
The creation and acquisition of carbon credits is Australia's key to achieving targets for greenhouse gas emissions.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A statutory independent review of biodiversity laws in NSW has identified the need for more clarity, a proactive approach to address impacts, and a greater focus on impact avoidance and minimisation instead of offsets.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Greenwashing refers to environmental and sustainability claims which are false, misleading, or have no reasonable basis.
Vincent Young
On Friday 18 August 2023, New South Wales Premier, Chris Minns, unveiled a drastic new portfolio re-structure aimed at tackling energy challenges, climate change, environmental preservation and housing concerns.
K&L Gates
As previously reported by K&L Gates, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (the ACCC) released its long-awaited guidance on the making of environmental and sustainability claims.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
Biodiversity and climate change are now fundamental aspects of a corporation's risk assessment and strategic planning.
Jones Day
Australia continues to be a highly active jurisdiction for climate-related lawsuits. The last few years have seen multiple suits commenced against corporations and governments in relation to climate issues...
Herbert Smith Freehills
On Tuesday, the Western Australian (WA) State Government formally announced the new Aboriginal Cultural Heritage Act 2021 (WA) (ACH Act) will be repealed, just over a month after it commenced.
Companies must be resilient to withstand fallout generated by the difficult task of meeting environmental objectives.
Herbert Smith Freehills
The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) has published the ‘Guidance – Key environmental factors...
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