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SBA is a business think tank and
advocacy group of companies committed
to sustainable practices.

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CEO News

Shared Value
February 2014

What are Corporations, and for that matter the broader community, to make of Porter's thesis for business creating 'Shared Value'? SBA was at the University of Sydney Business School Corporate Social Responsibility Symposium on 14 February 2014 to hear from overseas and local speakers on a challenging and perhaps pivotal issue for corporates at the moment.


Crime and Corporate Punishment: Does the Big End of Town need Tougher Penalties?
8 April 2014, Sydney

How should we respond to the damaging conduct of corporations? Is the big end of town getting an easy ride or are tougher penalties needed to curb white collar crime? Join three of Australia's principal regulators in conversation with Dr Simon Longstaff, as they discuss what place should be given to punishment in the regulator's toolkit. Details and registration

SBA Directors' Meeting Dates

The SBA 2014 Board of Directors and the AGM are now published for the information and interest of members.

Member News

Good Environmental News, GECA
April 2014

In this Newsletter, GECA seeks input on Environmentally Preferable Products standard, looks at what you should know about paints and coatings, and more. Full Newsletter...

Compliance Specialist of the Year award for Parsons Brinckerhoff's Kathryn Higgs
25 March 2014

Parsons Brinckerhoff Senior Ethics and Compliance Officer for Asia-Pacific and Africa, Kathryn Higgs has won the ‘Compliance Specialist of the Year’ at the 2014 Women in Compliance Awards in London late last week. Ms Higgs, who has worked with Parsons Brinckerhoff for two years and is shortly to assume the role of Head of Ethics and Compliance for Balfour Beatty In London, has an established background in corporate fraud and anti-bribery compliance and litigation. Read more...

Parsons Brinckerhoff engineer awarded student prize
18 March 2014

Sydney-based Transport Engineer Mr Aaron Hargraves recently received the 2014 Institute of Transportation Engineers Australia and New Zealand (ITEANZ) Student Prize for 'most outstanding piece of individual work by an undergraduate student'. Read more...

Energy productivity - an emerging opportunity for business
7 March 2014

With the escalation in energy costs and tough competitive conditions, improving energy efficiency is more important than ever to deliver significant cost savings by eliminating energy waste. Read more in Energetics: insights


Australia could learn from Asia on climate action
The Climate Institute
9 April 2014

Jobs and business news
The Fifth Estate
1 April 2014

Sustainability Disclosure for Corporate Reporting
28 March 2014

Austral bricks goes carbon neutral
Minister for the Environment
17 March 2014

Carbon-taxed companies cut emissions by 7% in past year, investor group says
The Guardian
7 March 2014

Fossil fuel stocks increase risk, not returns
The Australia Institute
5 March 2014

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