How Green Hydrogen Could End The Fossil Fuel Era [TED Talk Video]

November 3, 2022

  As climate change accelerates, finding clean alternatives to fossil fuels is more urgent than ever. Social entrepreneur Vaitea Cowan believes green hydrogen is the answer. Watch as she shares her team’s work mass producing electrolyzers —...[Read More]

Ethical Investing: Types, Pros and Cons

July 28, 2022

Ethical investing has been gaining prominence over the last few decades. Find out what makes it an attractive investment strategy in this post. The investment technique known as ethical investing prioritises the investor’s moral, religious and...[Read More]

Super savers want social and green returns

March 10, 2022

More Australians are thinking about whether their savings cause harm or good, and are getting bigger returns for ethically responsible investment, industry research shows. Four out of five Australians (83 per cent) expect their superannuation and...[Read More]

ESG investing in the pink, green and black

January 25, 2022

“We were doing sustainable development long before Wall Street discovered ESG,” mining legend Mitch Hooke says. The veteran of political and industry battlegrounds starred at a recent mining conference where executives debated what other letter...[Read More]

‘Big unmet need’ for smallest heart device: Super funds increasingly look for carbon neutral and socially responsible investments

December 9, 2021

Marion Rae (Australian Associated Press)   A tiny life-saving gadget has been almost 20 years in the making. The ultrasonically-activated implant, the Wireless Stimulation Endocardially (WiSE) device, is the size of a grain of rice and sits...[Read More]

How to invest ethically

December 9, 2021

Money and Life (Financial Planning Association of Australia)   Demand for ethical investing continues to grow, as more people seek to align their investments with their values. So what are your options if you want to invest ‘ethically’ in...[Read More]

Nuclear divisions across Australia: climate change report

September 11, 2019

Rebecca Gredley(Australian Associated Press)   AUSTRALIA’S ATTITUDE TO CLIMATE CHANGE Most are concerned about more droughts and flooding caused by climate change (81 per cent), slightly up from last year. The number of Australians who...[Read More]

Financial planning, what is it?

August 29, 2019

Money and Life(Financial Planning Association of Australia) Regardless of your age, life stage or wage, a financial planner can work with you to reach your financial and life goals, whether short-term or long-term. This article offers an...[Read More]

How you invest ethically

August 14, 2019

Money and Life(Financial Planning Association of Australia) Believe it or not, you can grow your retirement nest egg and do good at the same time, especially with the help of a good financial adviser. A website recently launched by...[Read More]

Australians have one month for nuclear inquiry – submissions open until Sept 16

August 7, 2019

Rebecca Gredley(Australian Associated Press)   Australians have until next month to make a submission to the federal government’s inquiry into the feasibility of using nuclear energy as a local power source. Submissions are open until...[Read More]

Less plastic, more savings

June 19, 2019

Money and Life(Financial Planning Association of Australia)   Proposed bag bans from supermarket giants Coles and Woolworths, together with the ABC’s popular War on Waste TV series have put the spotlight on the single-use plastics problem...[Read More]

BHP foresees phase-out of energy coal

May 22, 2019

Derek Rose(Australian Associated Press)   BHP is looking to add more oil, copper, and nickel resources to its portfolio, while souring on energy coal because it thinks the fossil fuel will be phased out, “potentially sooner than...[Read More]

Our buying habits are not only hurting the environment they hurt our hip pocket

April 10, 2019

(Money and Life) The old saying “penny wise, pound foolish” couldn’t ring truer than in today’s throw-away world of overconsumption and excessive production of disposable items. Did you know that many manufacturers have been...[Read More]

Ethical fashion, coming slowly but surely

April 10, 2019

Gemma Najem(Australian Associated Press)   Consumers are ramping up the pressure on fashion brands to ethically make clothes, resulting in a slow but significant shift across the industry, a report has revealed. More than a third of brands have...[Read More]

Banks need to mitigate climate risk: ARPA

March 20, 2019

Derek Rose(Australian Associated Press)   Australia’s banking regulator has told banks and insurers that climate change is a “material, foreseeable and actionable” risk it expects them to manage. “Uncertainty over...[Read More]