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The Smart Business in Action Forum (SBiA) Series, taking place at it's final destination in Sydney on 4 August, is a half-day event that has been held in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. The Series focuses on how our nation’s future economic, social and environmental landscape will change the way we all do business over the next decade and beyond. More information...


Smart Business in Action Forum
4 August 2014, Sydney

Sydney is the location for the final event in the Smart Business in Action Forum (SBiA) Series, a half-day event that has been held in Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth. We will focus on how our nation’s future economic, social and environmental landscape will change the way we all do business over the next decade and beyond.

Program Update
The Hon Rob Stokes MP, NSW Environment Minister for the Environment, Minister for Heritage and the Assistant Minister for Planning will speak at the Forum in Sydney.

A Sense For Humanity: The Ethical Thought of Raimond Gaita
5 August 2014, 6.30pm - 7.30pm, Sydney

Join Dr Simon Longstaff in conversation with philosopher and award-winning writer Raimond Gaita in his only Sydney appearance.

Carbon seminar
31 July 2014, 8.00am - 9.00am, Sydney

McCullough Robertson is pleased to present an update on Australia’s carbon policy and what may lie ahead for those looking to benefit from the policy changes, new methodologies or are simply concerned to avoid carbon liability.

Repealing the carbon tax: operational issues, strategic challenges and opportunities
Monday, 21 July, 11.30am & Tuesday, 22 July, 11.30am

Australia's carbon and energy policy landscape has shifted following yesterday's repeal of the carbon tax, and there are both short and long term implications for Australian business. Energetics is offering two webinars to discuss the outlook for carbon and energy, and the range of planning considerations.

Member News

Walter Burley Griffin Memorial Lecture
16 July 2014

City of Sydney Lord Mayor Clover Moore delivered the 47th Walter Burley Griffin Memorial Lecture, in honour of Walter Burley Griffin’s significant contribution to urban planning and architecture in Australia, at the National Press Club.

Energetics insights: repealing the carbon tax - is it all good news for business?
9 July 2014

With the commencement of the new Senate, and the tabling of the carbon tax repeal bill, Energetics provides insights into the implications for business of the shifting carbon policy landscape. Read more...

2014 NELA Essay Competition open
June 2014

The theme for this year’s competition is ‘Are we selling ourselves short?’. Entries close 12 December 2014 and the competition is open to any student enrolled at an Australian tertiary institution in either an undergraduate or postgraduate program. More information...


The annual Banksia Awards have now been launched for 2014. Now in their 26th year, the Sustainability Awards include new categories and sponsors. SBA is delighted to be a Supporter of the Awards. Read more...

The Green Globe Awards are the leading environment awards in NSW showcasing environmental innovation, leadership and performance. SBA is delighted to been named a 2014 Industry Partner. Read more...

CEO Blog

SBA@The Climate Institute / Choice Launch of an important investigative study into the household cost of climate change.

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GRI appoints Michael Meehan as new Chief Executive
Global Reporting Initiative
22 July 2014

Launch of our Climate of the Nation 2014 report into Australian attitudes to climate change
The Climate Institute
23 June 2014

Home insurance harder to come by in a time of climate change: new research
The Climate Institute
5 June 2014

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