Topic: Energy

Encompassing fossil fuels, renewables, other sources and storage.

Emissions-Intensive Asset Exits: A Universal Owner Perspective on Sales & Managed Closures

Report | Kate Donnelly & Dr Ian Woods | 21 September 2023

This discussion paper explores a tension that arises when companies divest themselves from emissions-intensive assets: Such exits may reduce the transition risk associated with that particular asset, but overall systemic risk may be maintained, or even increase. It also identifies four broad areas in which investors can act to alleviate


Submission: Unlocking electrification with privately leveraged capital

5 September 2023

IGCCs submission to the Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water's (DCCEEW's) consultation on the Capacity Investment Scheme emphasises the importance of strategic policy to leverage private capital with public funds. The submission considers how the CIS fits within established policy at State/Territory and Federal levels, and where, as a relatively small scheme, it is of most value to de-risk emergent technologies needed to create a dynamic, future-proofed electricity market.

Energy Sub-Working Group: potential policy priorities

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The Federal Government’s Critical Minerals Strategy

Report | The Australian Government | 20 June 2023

The Critical Minerals Strategy 2023–2030 is a framework to grow Australia’s critical minerals sector.
The Australian critical minerals sector is well placed to seize the opportunities of the clean energy transition
thanks to Australia’s:
  • rich geological reserves
  • expertise at extracting minerals
  • track record as a reliable producer and exporter of


Driving Australian Climate Innovation: New Whitepaper

13 April 2023

A new whitepaper commissioned by $3 trillion Investor Group on Climate Change has identified Australia’s green industry potential - drawing on lessons from five markets that have built the world’s most successful climate industries.

Driving Australian Climate Innovation

Report | Charles Ramsden, Mitch Shannon & Zoe Whitton | April 2023

Unlocking Capital to Support a Clean Industrial Innovation


Collaboration to Support Transition: Investor positions on public ownership of renewable energy.

Report | Clean Energy Investor Group & Investor Group on Climate Change | April 2023

This position paper provides guidance to investors and governments on how to work together to achieve a 1.5 degree aligned NEM.
It also aims to help governments design policy and shape its public investments in the energy transition.


The State of Net Zero Investment in Australia

7 March 2023

A new survey of institutional investors managing $2.1 trillion in Australia shows encouraging progress towards net zero by 2050. However, acceleration is needed to hit 2030 decarbonisation milestones, and to protect beneficiary returns from physical climate damage and disruption.

Five Years of Climate Action 100+ Progress and Next Phase

1 February 2023

The initiative has played a significant role in moving heavy emitting focus companies towards net zero, but this must accelerate.