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Westpac crowned world’s most sustainable company

Speaking from Davos, Switzerland where Prime Minister Tony Abbott will give a speech tonight, Westpac chief Gail Kelly welcomed the global recognition and said the bank had focused on ensuring social, environmental and economic responsibility was key to its culture. “It is wonderful recognition of the work of our people to help create a sustainable […]

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The Abbott (Australian) Government Pledges more than $800m on Green Army

The Abbott government has revealed it will be investing more than $800 million in its so-called Green Army – so far the only tangible aspect of its Direct Action scheme – despite earlier estimates that it would cost only $50 million in the first year and a maximum $300 million. In its budget update released […]

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