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Co-ops: the new ESG investment vehicle for SMSF portfolios

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By Ashleigh Nicholls

Responsible investing using Environmental, Social and Governance criteria is an opportunity to extend an investment beyond a purely financial transaction.

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Socially Responsible Investment

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By Jane Lawrence

Collectively, ethical investments with an emphasis on clean and green energy projects have the potential to fund Australia’s transition to 100% renewable energy.

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Why Invest in Renewable Energy?

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By Jane Lawrence

A look at why a community-scale renewable energy project should be at the top of your investment list.

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Why Join a Renewable Energy Cooperative?

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By Jane Lawrence

How energy cooperatives are accelerating the movement toward clean energy.

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Filling the Gap Between Residential and Utility-Scale Batteries

Lance Hoch, Chair of Oakley Greenwood & Simon Franklin, Managing Director of ITP Development

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Wednesday, 10 November 2021, 5:15 – 6:30 pm (AEDT)

A discussion on the exciting potential of community batteries to allow more solar energy to be stored in neighbourhoods or suburbs while complementing the use of existing household batteries.

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Orange Community Renewable Energy Park at the Clean Energy Open Day

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Sunday, 31 October 2021, 10 am – 12 pm

Join us in celebrating renewable energy in local communities, with chances to win prizes and chat to the team working on the solar farm! Hosted by the Clean Energy Council.

Investing in OCREP: Your questions answered

Friday, 22 October 2021, 12 am – 1 pm

This is your opportunity to meet some of the Co-op Board and find out what becoming a member of the Energy Democracy Central West NSW Co-op actually means.

Taking Real Action: Benefits of Community Renewable Energy Ownership

Presented by Dr Mark Diesendorf

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Tuesday, 12 October 2021, 2 – 3 pm (AEDT)

Find out how individuals and businesses can take real action and benefit from community renewable energy ownership.

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