Matthew Warren

Diamonds are a koala’s best friend

Global fashion jewellery brand Tiffany is raising money to save Australia’s koalas by selling  diamond encrusted koala shaped jewellery priced at up to $24,000 and donating the profits to a conservation organisation. Importantly, Tiffany have been quick to draw media attention to the virtue of their actions, triggered when Tiffany executives watched the impact of …

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When starting a new job, try not to make promises you can’t keep

First impressions matter. The Australian energy community has been waiting patiently for two months to hear from newly installed Australian Energy Market Operator (AEMO) CEO Daniel Westerman. Yesterday a CEDA lunch in Melbourne was set as his unofficial coming out, his debutante ball. The headline message from Westerman’s carefully scripted lunch speech was that he …

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Shopping for a hydrogen fuelled household

Around 700 households in Adelaide are now getting  5 per cent hydrogen in their gas cookers and hot water systems, courtesy of the local distribution network owner, the Australian Gas Infrastructure Group (AGIG). AGIG wants to go one better: offering 100 per cent hydrogen to new Adelaide housing estates by 2025. It seems, on the face …

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