Policy

New FairTrade Climate Standard Enables Smallholders And Rural Communities To Fight Climate Change

Friday, 23 October 2015

Businesses looking for innovative ways to take positive climate action by reducing their carbon footprint and compensating their emissions will soon have a new weapon in their fight against climate change, with the new Fairtrade Climate Standard.

Ethics Analyst – Australian Ethical Investment

Wednesday, 12 November 2014

Australian Ethical Investment is one of Australia’s fastest growing superannuation and fund managers. They are looking for Ethics Analyst who will undertake ethical research on companies, industry sectors and general issues and themes as part of the Australian Ethical investment process. Ideally, you will have minimum of 2 years experience, strong analytical skills and minimum of a Bachelor's degree in a relevant field. To discuss the position further please contact Fiona Horan, Human Resources on (02) 6201 1990.

Location: Sydney, NSW.
Working hours: Full time.
Applications close: Wednesday, 19 November, 2014.
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Economist – Australian Conservation Foundation

Thursday, 18 September 2014

Interested in Economics as if the planet mattered? The Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) stands for ecological sustainability. They get to the heart of environmental problems by tackling the underlying social and economic causes and have been a strong and effective voice for the environment for 50 years. They're seeking a persuasive, dedicated economist with knowledge and experience of environmental issues, public policy and business sustainability. The successful applicant will work with the team to drive the deep transformations in economics and economic policy needed to create a sustainable and genuinely prosperous society.

Location: Melbourne, Victoria.
Working Hours: Full time (permanent position).
Salary: $91,605 ($83,278 salary + $8,328 10% super).
Applications close: Sunday 12 October, 2014.
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election 2013

Our environmental policy comparison for the 2013 election

Friday, 6 September 2013

We weigh up the possible futures for Australia given the environment policies of parties at the 2013 Australian election.

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A price on nature

Monday, 23 May 2011

Economists and environmentalists have traditionally clashed heads. But what if we can get the two to work together? We take a back-to-basics look at green economics.

Research Consultants and Research Assistant - The Institute for Sustainable Futures

Tuesday, 18 January 2011

The Institute for Sustainable Futures (ISF) at the University of Technology Sydney (UTS) has vacancies for up to four researchers – three on continuing appointments and one on a 12-month contract. Of particular interest, is work in the fields of water and sanitation, or energy and climate change. Working in teams, you will use your knowledge of current technical and policy issues, and current best practice relating to sustainability.

Location: Close to Central Station, UTS, Sydney NSW.
Salary:
Senior Research Consultant $69,068 - $76,406 per annum
Research Consultant $62,592 - $67,771 per annum
Research Assistant $53,958 - $61,729 per annum
Applications close: 14 February 2011.
Click here here for more info on the Senior Research Consultant/Research Consultant positions.
Click here here for more info on the Research Assistant position.

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