Transforming Australia: sustainable development

Transforming Australia: sustainable development

VIC
Sep 5
Join Professor John Thwaites and sustainability leaders for the latest insights on Australia’s progress towards the UN Sustainable Development Goals and what they mean for business and policy.

Speakers

Professor John Thwaites, Chair , National Sustainable Development Council
Louise Davidson, Chief Executive Officer, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors
Professor Rod Glover, Professor of Practice and Deputy Director - Enterprise, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University
Sam Mostyn, Chair, CitiGroup

Event overview

What are the opportunities for business, investors and policy-makers in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development?

Professor Thwaites from the National Sustainable Development Council will outline the latest independent assessment of Australia’s progress in areas including health, education, energy, climate action, water, inequality, cities and infrastructure.

Together with leaders in sustainability and investment we explore what the UN Sustainable Development Goals mean for the Australian economy, how investor leadership is reshaping corporate behaviour, and the future implications for domestic policy.

Meet the keynote speaker

Professor John Thwaites
Chair , National Sustainable Development Council

Professor John Thwaites is a Professorial Fellow, Monash University and Chair of ClimateWorks Australia and the Monash Sustainable Development Institute. He is one of six Co-Chairs  of  the  Leadership Council of the global Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and in 2012, John was named one of the top 100 Global Sustainability Leaders by ABC Carbon and Sustainability Showcase Asia. Professor Thwaites was Deputy Premier of Victoria from 1999 to 2007. He has held various ministerial positions during his career including being the Minister for Environment, Water and Climate Change.

Meet the panel

Louise Davidson
Chief Executive Officer, Australian Council of Superannuation Investors

Professor Rod Glover
Professor of Practice and Deputy Director - Enterprise, Monash Sustainable Development Institute, Monash University

Sam Mostyn
Chair, CitiGroup

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