News from CEDA events


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Current crisis will accelerate shift in sustainable finance: Lord Mayor of the City of London

Lord Mayor of the City of London, the Right Honourable William Russell joined CEDA for a livestream to discuss how companies are moving to capitalise on the opportunities that green finance and climate change present, as well as discussing evolving investor expectations. Read more…


Turning invention into impact – the essence of innovation

In a CEDA livestream discussion on the topic “Does disruption drive innovation?” CSIRO Chief Scientist, Dr Cathy Foley AO, spoke about the importance of driving change through innovation and the need to “get the different parts of the innovation ecosystem working together.” Read more…


NSW Premier unveils six step COVID-19 recovery plan

New South Wales has done well in handling the COVID health and economic response, according to Premier of New South Wales, the Hon. Gladys Berejiklian. Read more…


Michaelia Cash: recovering from the greatest economic challenge since The Great Depression

Federal Minister for Employment, Skills, Small and Family Business, Senator the Hon. Michaelia Cash told a CEDA livestream that the crisis precipitated by COVID-19 is “the greatest economic challenge that we have effectively faced since the Great Depression.” Read more…


Social impact should be a key driver for infrastructure investment

Social impact should be a key driver for investment, not just economic impact, AECOM End Market Director, Infrastructure and Environment ANZ, Ray Rawlings told CEDA at a recent livestream.   Read more…


COVID-19 compounding strain on communities from horror 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a profound impact on communities already devastated by drought, bushfires and floods in 2020, according to the Commissioner for Resilience NSW, Shane Fitzsimmons AFSM. Read more…


Federal Health Minister the Hon. Greg Hunt: Australia meeting challenge of COVID-19

Federal Minister for Health and Sport, the Hon. Greg Hunt joined CEDA at a recent livestream to provide an update on the crisis and how Australia has managed so far. Read more…


National Cabinet at critical juncture

The Council of Australian Governments (COAG) had many failings and the newly introduced National Cabinet now presents the opportunity to advance key policy issues and not follow down COAG's path, according to both the Former Premier of Victoria, the Hon. John Brumby AO and Griffith University Principal Research Fellow, Jennifer Menzies. Read more…


Diversification touted as priority to boost Australian competitiveness

There is a huge opportunity for thinking through the lens of diversification in our immediate region to boost Australia’s competitiveness, Asialink Group CEO, Penny Burtt, told CEDA at a recent livestream. Read more…


Crisis a chance for banks to refocus

In a CEDA livestream discussion on the role of the financial services sector in Australia’s COVID-19 recovery, Australian Banking Association Chief Executive Officer, The Hon. Anna Bligh AC, said that “the crisis has provided an opportunity for banks and the public to refocus on the purpose of banking and its critical role in the economy.” Read more…


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