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Sustainability

CommBank’s cutting-edge tool for building sustainability upgrades

With commercial buildings accounting for around 24 per cent of Australia’s national electricity consumption and 10 per cent of national greenhouse ...
20 February 2024
Sustainability

Incentives for Aussie businesses to go EV

As Australian businesses search for ways to accelerate their progress towards net zero emissions targets, many are choosing to transition their com...
20 February 2024
Sustainability

Upcycled waste takes the heat out of cement’s emissions

Australia's manufacturing sector requires huge amounts of heat and that hasn't really changed since our first factories were built. While there's n...
20 February 2024
Sustainability

Finance powering Australia's renewable energy future

Conditions couldn't be better at Nyngan Solar Farm, seven hours inland from Sydney. Sun beats down on the 250-hectare site, where fields of solar p...
20 February 2024
Sustainability

EV sector confronts industry challenges head on

Australia has witnessed a rapid acceleration in the adoption of electric cars, with the Electric Vehicle Council reporting more than a 120 per cent...
20 February 2024
Sustainability

Sustainable finance puts biodiversity in focus

How CommBank's sustainable finance helps First Nations and business partner to protect biodiversity.
15 February 2023
Sustainability
5 July 2022
Sustainability

Will higher funding costs impact sustainable finance?

Our views on the impact of funding costs on sustainable finance.
3 May 2022
Sustainability

Mapping Australia's path to transition

Five focus areas where our customers can take actionable steps today to bring Australia closer to its net zero emissions goal.
3 May 2022
Sustainability

Supply chains manage ESG risk

Supply chains are in focus as businesses look to embed their ESG strategy across their operations. How can supply chains be used to manage ESG risk...
9 March 2022
Sustainability

COP26: how the private sector can propel us to net zero

COP26 has reinforced the momentum for change and highlighted the critical role the private sector plays in the transition to net zero. Learn more o...
3 December 2021
Sustainability

Carbon markets a global opportunity for collaboration

Carbon pricing will be a key instrument for de-carbonisation, driving the lowest cost abatement across the economy, ensuring polluters pay and supp...
2 December 2021
Sustainability

How leading businesses are harnessing ESG practices to reach net zero

Four Australian companies explain how they are already transitioning to a more sustainable future.
29 November 2021
Sustainability

Investing in a sustainable future

Institutional investors play a vital role in helping carbon intensive businesses transition to long-term sustainability, supporting the broader glo...
29 November 2021
Sustainability

Fuelling the future with green hydrogen

Australia has the potential to be a leading producer in green hydrogen if it moves quickly and invests in the infrastructure.
29 November 2021
Sustainability

Dr Alan Finkel and the pathway to net zero

Dr Alan Finkel recently spoke with Matt Comyn about Australia's path to net zero.
29 November 2021
Sustainability

Cobram Estate forges a future with sustainability at its core

A leading producer of extra virgin olive oil in Australia, Cobram Estate is blazing a trail in sustainable agricultural production.
26 November 2021
Sustainability

Getting to net zero: A clear pathway

To play its part in limiting global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius, Australia must commit to reaching net zero emissions. Business has a crucial ro...
26 November 2021
Sustainability

Driving Indigenous Businesses Forward

As Australian businesses seek to incorporate environmental, social and governance (ESG) principles into their everyday operations, an increasing nu...
26 November 2021
Sustainability

Royal Adelaide Hospital loan raises bar on sustainability

RAH has secured the first sustainability loan in Australia. Discover how smart financing can help Australia transition to a more sustainable future.
23 August 2021
Sustainability

Sustainable finance critical for a cleaner, greener future

As investors foresee the end of fossil fuel usage within the next decade, they’re increasingly turning to sustainable investments underpinned by as...
3 June 2021
Sustainability

Appetite for sustainable issuances ripe for growth

Commonwealth Bank recently partnered with KangaNews to assess the state of the green, social and sustainability (GSS) market.
7 May 2021