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14.12.21

Natural Capital Investment Initiative to accelerate, thanks to a multi-year funding commitment

Agriculture businesses working to improve natural capital, while reducing emissions, will be able to test common measurement frameworks and new incentives under the next phase of the Natural Capital Investment Initiative, which has secured three years of funding from the Macdoch Foundation.

13.12.21

Good news in climate solutions – December edition

Record growth for renewables, funding to address climate risks and more.

13.12.21

Applying system change methodology to drive ambitious climate action

To help catalyse emissions reductions at the necessary scale, we are taking a ‘system change’ approach: shifting from supporting governments and businesses to take incremental changes, to instead seeking changes that are transformational, broad reaching and long lasting.  ClimateWorks was created in 2009.

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There is enormous importance for an independent centre for policy discussion and the independent perspective that ClimateWorks provides, I highly value that.

Professor Ross Garnaut – Melbourne University

John F Kennedy once said, “By defining our goal more clearly, by making it seem more manageable and less remote, we help all people to see it, to draw hope from it, and to move irresistibly towards it.” I mention this because one of the units of the Monash Sustainable Development Institute – ClimateWorks – is doing exactly that, in an absolutely compelling way.

Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director – UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network

They actually understand commercial decision making processes and the barriers of companies and communities in this space.

Corporate manager – Alcoa Australia

ClimateWorks Australia is having real influence and impact on governments, business and the wider community. Though climate change policy has been extremely fraught and politically difficult in recent years, ClimateWorks has become a key advisor for both sides of politics.

John Thwaites, Chair, Monash Sustainability Institute and ClimateWorks Australia, former deputy Premier and Minister for the Environment.