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News from the front desk: Issue No 313 – On a correction we’re delighted to bring you

On 27 July this year we ran an appointments story that chief executive of Beyond Zero Emissions Stephen Bygrave had been appointed by the Queensland government as its executive director of climate change in the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection. It turns out we were wrong. And, in one of the sweetest instances of […]

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How Alison Rowe is bringing business discipline to Moreland Energy Foundation

Until early this year Alison Rowe was global executive director of sustainability for the giant Japanese global tech company Fujitsu. During her nine years with the company, Rowe developed a new way of building the value case for sustainability, integrating it into the business and making it a profit centre. It was a “revenue and […]

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Does metropolitan governance bring us closer to resilient cities?

City resilience is gaining a foothold as a key agenda in Sydney. The announcement of Sydney’s first chief resilience officer follows Sydney being selected as one of the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, and the announcement of the Greater Sydney Commission includes a commitment to build a more resilient Sydney.

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Does metropolitan governance bring us closer to resilient cities?

City resilience is gaining a foothold as a key agenda in Sydney. The announcement of Sydney’s first chief resilience officer follows Sydney being selected as one of the Rockefeller Foundation’s 100 Resilient Cities Challenge, and the announcement of the Greater Sydney Commission includes a commitment to build a more resilient Sydney.