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01/09/2015

Recycling - Where are we today?

The practice of industrial recycling can be traced back to 1815 when an Australian paper mill first started recycling rags to make paper. Australia’s firs…

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01/06/2015

Disruptive Business

Elon Musk created a lot of excitement recently with the announcement that his company ‘Tesla’ will go into production of the new Tesla battery which…

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01/03/2015

Corruption and Bribery

As a result of host countries introducing stricter regulation and penalties on corporate corruption, incidents and allegations of corrupt practices in corporate…

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01/12/2014

Shareholder Engagement & Corporate Responsibility

In the most part Australian companies are no longer evaluated just on their financial performance. If corporate responsibility is also about minimising negative…

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01/09/2014

Renewable Energy Targets

Australia’s Renewable Energy Target (RET) came in to the spotlight in August following the Warburton review commissioned by the government. The RET was in…

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01/06/2014

Jump on board the Fossil Fuel Free Campaign

The recent traction helping this issue gain ground warrants a further update on the theme of Fossil Fuel Divestment for this Ethical Spotlight.Today we can trac…

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01/03/2014

Fossil Fuel Free Investment Portfolios

Ethical Investment Services offers fossil fuel free portfolio options, and has done for many years. This is consistent with the widely agreed goal that we need …

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01/12/2013

Unburnable Carbon & Fossil Fuel Divestment

The Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) released their fifth assessment report in November 2013. With a high degree of confidence the report summa…

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01/09/2013

The Higher Purpose of Business

Free-enterprise capitalism is unquestionably a great system for innovation and entrepreneurship. It has harnessed and multiplied human ingenuity from which extr…

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01/06/2013

Where are all the Renewable Energy Investments?

A common theme for most ethical investors is the desire to support and participate in the growth of renewable energy companies. This is substantiated by the pow…

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