ClimateWorks Australia bridges research and action, to achieve the system-level transitions required to reach net zero emissions across Australia, Southeast Asia and the Pacific. We act as trusted advisers, creating evidence-based solutions and influencing decision-makers to reduce emissions at scale. Co-founded by the Myer Foundation and Monash University in 2009, ClimateWorks is an independent non-profit working within the Monash Sustainable Development Institute.
As Australia’s leading seed investment group, Investible fuses instinct with insight to back the world’s next generation of game-changers. Over the last decade, Investible has distilled the complexity of early-stage investment into a comprehensive and consistent process that de-risks portfolios. Combined with a unique structure that enables its network of investors to co-invest alongside its Funds, Investible is achieving returns in the top quartile of early-stage investors globally. Investible is committed to building a more sustainable world through its Investible Climate Tech Fund — a venture capital fund that will back early-stage companies working on climate technology, the all-new growth, co-working and commercialisation hub Greenhouse, and as a signatory to the IGCC's Net Zero Asset Managers Initiative — an international commitment representing over $43 trillion to support the goal of net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050 or sooner.
Climate Group drives climate action. Fast. Our goal is a world of net zero carbon emissions by 2050, with greater prosperity for all. We focus on systems with the highest emissions and where our networks have the greatest opportunity to drive change. We do this by building large and influential networks and holding organisations accountable, turning their commitments into action. We share what we achieve together to show more organisations what they could do. We are an international non-profit organisation, founded in 2004, with offices in London, New Delhi and New York. We are proud to be part of the We Mean Business coalition. Follow us on Twitter @ClimateGroup.
Beyond Zero Emissions is an internationally recognised think tank. We show through independent research and innovative solutions how Australia can prosper in a zero-emissions economy. To inspire political leadership and accelerate policy change, we publish research on technological solutions that unlock huge economic potential for industries, regions and communities. Our expert research is the springboard from which we showcase and facilitate lighthouse projects, which spurs policymakers to scale and replicate successful models. Our much-lauded COVID-response piece, The Million Jobs Plan, showed how in just five years, renewables and low emissions projects can deliver 1.8 million new jobs in the regions and communities that these are needed most. For its work Beyond Zero Emissions has won multiple international awards, including Prospect Magazine’s Best International Climate Change and Environment Think Tank in 2020 and Best International Energy Think Tank 2018.
APCO is a not-for-profit organisation leading the development of a circular economy for packaging in Australia. APCO is the agency charged by government to deliver Australia’s 2025 National Packaging Targets and make all packaging reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. To achieve this goal, APCO is working closely with government and industry to deliver a range of sustainable design, recycling, waste to landfill reduction and circular economy projects. Recognised as one of Australia’s leading product stewardship organisations with a strong national and global collaborative network, APCO is committed to reducing the environmental impact of packaging on Australian communities by moving towards a circular economy.
Farmers for Climate Action is a movement of farmers, agricultural leaders and rural Australians working to ensure farmers are a key part of the solution to climate change. The only farmer-led organisation that specialises in climate action, we support farmers to build climate and energy literacy and advocate for climate solutions both on and off farm. We are independent, non-profit and non-partisan.
NSW Circular is a NSW government-funded body with environment, economic and social goals embedded into its work, delivering for government organisations, and empowering industry and people. NSW Circular was created by the Office of NSW Chief Scientist & Engineer and is hosted by UNSW Sydney. Their mission is to deliver a zero-carbon circular economy in NSW by:- Providing transparent and open data to the market - Helping deliver new circular economy markets, infrastructure and services - Working collaboratively with businesses, government, researchers and individuals to remove barriers and scale the circular economy - Empowering people to promote circular behaviours and change.
The Infrastructure Sustainability Council of Australia (ISC) is Australia and New Zealand’s authority on sustainable infrastructure projects and assets. ISC’s purpose is to ensure all infrastructure delivers cultural, social, environmental and economic benefits. The Infrastructure Sustainability (IS) rating scheme is mandated by the most progressive delivery agencies and asset operators across Australia and New Zealand with over $165 billion infrastructure (by CAPEX) undertaking the rating. ISCA represents more than 170 individual companies, departments and associations with a combined annual turnover of more than $47.4 billion. We support our sector with training and capacity building, connecting suppliers of sustainable products and services with projects through ISupply, and through advocacy that advances policy, standards and specifications toward a low carbon, resilient, inclusive infrastructure future.
BESydney promotes Sydney as the pre-eminent Asia-Pacific business visitor destination and acquires strategic business events that deliver economic and social impact for Sydney, NSW and global communities. We are independent and not-for-profit, supported by the NSW Government, City of Sydney and industry. We have the connectivity to help bring your business event to Sydney. Within Australia, we connect you with our Team Sydney partners who will work with you to create an outstanding business event. On the global stage, backed by experience and built on relationships, we work with our clients to achieve their objectives and deliver enduring legacies.
The Nature Conservancy is a global conservation organisation dedicated to conserving the lands and waters on which all life depends. Guided by science, we focus on getting things done efficiently and with the greatest positive impact for conservation. We’re a trusted organisation working in 70 countries around the world on innovative solutions to our world’s toughest challenges so that nature and people can thrive together. To learn more about The Nature Conservancy in Australia, visit natureaustralia.org.au.
The mission of the Australian Circular Economy Hub (ACE Hub) is to facilitate the transition to a circular economy in Australia. This can only be achieved with one of the most significant collaboration efforts ever undertaken. The ACE Hub aims to be the ‘one-stop shop' for all things circular in Australia – a platform for sharing information and inspiration, and for celebrating the efforts of all those working towards this vital transition.
The Gaimaragal Group was established to lead social change and create social impact by bringing together like minds and like spirits. We want to create a new story of connection and wellbeing for all people. Our aim is to facilitate the voice for our Elders, empower youth, provide two-way cultural translation to bring everyone together.
Humanity has seen tremendous growth in general increase in prosperity over the last 200 years. This has come at the cost of the environment. We need to stop the find ways to live in harmony with our planet, quickly. Technology plays a key role in helping us get to sustainability.Climate Salad aims to help those that are building technology solutions to climate problems get more customers, find great people and grow to their full potential. Vision: Climate Salad massively contributes to climate action by helping companies building products to solve climate challenges to get connected to customers, talent, and investors. Mission: By 2030, Climate Salad will significantly impacted 1,000 climate tech companies by getting them a customer, a team member or an investor. climatesalad.com
The Centre for Policy Development (CPD) is an independent, bipartisan Australian policy institute. We develop long-term policies to lift the wellbeing of current and future generations. We seek to create, to connect, and convince on the policy challenges and opportunities that matter most for Australians over the long run. Our vision is a society that expands opportunity and social justice, an economy that is clean, innovative, and productive, a government that is active and effective, and a country that is respected for its leadership and cooperation. Our create-connect-convince model enhances the policy process by:- Focusing on long-term policy development that can outlast short-term political cycles, creating space for policymakers to share knowledge and test ideas outside their usual roles, connecting insights from across jurisdictions and systems, and from policy, research, and practice.
The Insurance Council of Australia is the representative body for the general insurance industry of Australia. Our members represent approximately 95 percent of total premium income written by private sector general insurers, spanning both insurers and reinsurers.Our work with our members, consumer groups and all levels of government serves to support consumers and communities when they need it most.We believe an insurable Australia is a resilient Australia – and it’s our purpose to be the voice for a resilient Australia.
Black Nova Venture Capital is an early stage venture capital limited partnership championing the next generation of B2B technology startups in Australia and New Zealand. Investing in ambitious founding teams at pre-seed, seed and series A funding.
GECA is a not for profit working with organisations committed to continuous improvement in their sustainability, such as through our multi-sector ecolabelling program. GECA is widely recognised by government agencies and green building schemes such as Green Star, WELL, ISCA and NABERS. Our database of GECA certified products and services, provides procurement professionals and consumers with an independent, reliable and credible way to make environmentally, healthier and ethically preferred choices. geca.eco
G Transition exclusively dedicates its resources to the marketing needs of clean businesses. We work with Clean Tech Companies, Eco-Friendly Businesses and Non-For-Profit Organisations.We help our partners become leaders in their industry by leveraging the digital channels to establish trust and credibility, educate their market, and build customer acquisition systems that generate sales and revenue growth. Our mission is to become the leading digital partner for responsible organisations and help sustainable initiatives emerge, grow and get the visibility they deserve, regardless of their size or area of influence.To learn more about us, visit gtransition.com
Impact X Summit Sydney is an official side event to the World Circular Economy Forum (WCEF). The annual WCEF presents the world’s leading circular economy solutions with business leaders, policymakers and experts participating from around the world. WCEF Side Events present circular economy solutions from around the globe and attract an international audience. They address specific topics related to the circular economy and the role circularity plays in the economies of the future, as well as in the fight against climate change and the biodiversity crisis. We encourage you to participate in this year’s #WCEF2021 on 13-15 September. Read more and register: www.wcef2021.com
The Aboriginal Carbon Foundation (AbCF) catalyses life-changing, community prosperity, through carbon farming. ... With a strong culture of innovation and collaboration, the AbCF supports carbon farming projects and connects communities who supply carbon credits, with organisations seeking to offset their carbon pollution.