In response to the NSW Energy Infrastructure Roadmap and the federal Climate Change National Framework Bill, Investor Group on Climate Change (IGCC) Chief Executive Officer, Emma Herd, said:

We are already seeing a clear preference in global capital markets for jurisdictions that are focused on achieving net zero emissions by mid-century. Economic analysis shows Australia can create $63 billion in fresh investment opportunities over the next five years by embracing Paris-aligned policies.

“The Energy Infrastructure Roadmap released today by the Berejiklian Government and the Climate Change National Framework Bill to be introduced federally by Zali Steggall are significant steps towards unlocking this investment that will help boost our economic recovery.

“The NSW Energy Infrastructure Roadmap provides critical market clarity and a long-term framework that will unlock substantial private sector investment in new zero emissions energy projects across the state.

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