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Commonwealth Bank flunks climate test

Press release | 13 August, 2017 at 13:10

August 14, 2017: The climate policy released today by the Commonwealth Bank is significantly worse than expected and will do nothing to restore the bank’s tattered reputation.

CommBank must rule out all new coal - not just Adani’s Carmichael mine

Press release | 10 August, 2017 at 16:59

Sydney, 11 August 2017: Commonwealth Bank have become the 24th bank to rule out funding the controversial Adani mine, but need to show significantly more ambition and rule out all new coal funding in their updated climate policy expected to be...

More secret deals at NAIF show ‘slush fund’ must be dissolved

Press release | 10 August, 2017 at 12:56

August 11, 2017: The secret departure of a board director of the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) one week before a senate inquiry is yet another clear sign it is operating as a “slush fund” without accountability and must be...

Prominent Australians’ open letter warns NAIF board against giving $1 billion of...

Press release | 9 August, 2017 at 13:51

August 10, 2017: Leaders from Australian business, industry, and academia have published an open letter in The Australian Financial Review calling for the Northern Australia Infrastructure Facility (NAIF) to provide more transparency around their...

New coal mine approval at Wandoan an affront to common sense

Press release | 8 August, 2017 at 12:37

August 9, 2017: The approval of a new coal lease in southern Queensland shows the government are more interested in propping up the fossil fuel industry than protecting communities and the environment.

World first court case highlights CommBank’s climate change risk

Press release | 7 August, 2017 at 13:08

Sydney, Australia August 8, 2017: Groundbreaking shareholder litigation filed against Australia’s largest bank by its own shareholders will argue that the Commonwealth Bank have failed in their duty to disclose the risk that climate change poses...

The Australian people deserve better than dodgy government deals done in secret for Adani

Press release | 1 August, 2017 at 13:05

August 2, 2017: Freedom of Information requests have revealed details of the Queensland government’s “transparent policy framework” on Adani is being kept secret with officials asking for help calculating the benefits of the a royalty holiday...

Greenpeace urges Minister Upton to ban the bag at Keep NSW Beautiful Congress

Press release | 1 August, 2017 at 12:20

Ahead of Minister Upton’s speech at the Keep NSW Beautiful Congress today, Greenpeace sent a colourful message to the NSW Environment Minister to clean up the state’s act and finally ban the bag.

The cost of NSW and Victoria’s lag on banning the bag - up to two billion more...

Press release | 30 July, 2017 at 12:20

July 28, 2017: New analysis by Greenpeace released today shows that if NSW and Vic continue to fail to ‘ban the bag’, an estimated 1.6 - 2 billion more bags per year will be used in Australia, even with voluntary phase outs by supermarkets.

Politicians left on the wrong side of history as Woolworths and Coles ban single-use...

Press release | 13 July, 2017 at 15:37

July 14, 2017: Greenpeace Australia Pacific welcomes today’s decision by Woolworths and Coles to completely phase out single-use plastic bags over the next 12 months.

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