SUNSHINE COAST DIRECTORS BRIEFING
CLIMATE CHANGE AND CARBON TRADING
What Directors Need to Know
One of the Government's top priorities is legislating to combat 'climate change'. In December 2007 the Federal Labor Government ratified the Kyoto Protocol. Australian companies will notice that things will change rapidly from here on. At this presentation you will learn:
• what does ratifying the Kyoto Protocol mean for Australian companies
• how the Government's proposed Australian Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) i.e. an Emissions Trading Scheme, is likely to operate
• practical demonstration of the operation of 'carbon trading'
• obligations and opportunities of directors and companies in a new 'carbon economy'
• How would an ETS affect the economy
• What technologies can we expect to emerge in a carbon constrained economy
• A checklist for directors considering the risks and opportunities of a carbon conscious world
Brad Russell, Partner, McCullough Robertson
Brad is a partner at McCullough Robertson and heads the firm's Climate Change, Insurance and Risk Management Groups. He has extensive experience in the areas insurance, risk management and assists companies understand, strategise and plan for Climate Change exposures and opportunities. Brad's experience in these areas has assisted clients operating in the business of resources, energy, infrastructure, property, aviation and maritime.
Peter Israel FAICD
Peter is General Manager with Origin Energy and is currently on a 9 month sabbatical where he is focusing on a number of carbon reduction projects under the Kyoto Protocol Framework in Indonesia and Africa. He has been involved in Origin's sustainability journey, and was instrumental in successfully introducing the first carbon-neutral LPG product to commercial and domestic customers in 2005. More recently Peter was responsible for the management of the integration of the $1.2 Bn Energex acquisition by Origin in 2007. Peter has been and remains a Company Director, is a Fellow of the AICD and holds a BSc and Masters of Business.
Downloadable: "AICD Sunshine Coast Directors Briefing on Climate Change and Carbon Trading" Invite & Registration Form
Date: Friday, 17 October 2008
Venue: The Mantra Hotel, Cnr Venning Street & The Esplanade, Mooloolaba
Time: 5:30pm Registration, 5:45pm - 8:00pm (including presentation, networking, drinks and canapés)
Cost: (incl GST) Member $44.00, Non-member $49.50, 8 or more Guests $44.00 each
RSVP: Friday, 10 October 2008
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