Gilbert + Tobin x BWD Sustainability Insights:
A strategic review of the latest in sustainability policy and practice

Sustainability Insights offers a practical overview of the rapidly evolving landscape of sustainability regulation, policy and practice. Each issue provides a strategic overview of the latest sustainability developments and their implications for companies and investors. Staying up to date on emerging sustainability trends, regulations, and best practices is essential in today's business landscape. Business leaders across sectors can leverage the information in these Sustainability Insights to identify risks and opportunities and incorporate meaningful strategies into their operations. Sustainability Insights draws from experiences around the world to enable organisations to make more informed, forward-looking decisions on their sustainability journey.


Issue Four, March 2024

This edition sees the re-branding of the publication as “Sustainability Insights”, positing “ESG is Dead … Long Live Sustainability”. In this update the team focuses on the outcomes of COP28, provides an overview of climate litigation trends, provides a deep dive into mandatory sustainability reporting standards and considers how European developments related to human rights due diligence might impact Australian companies.

This issue also explores the role of sustainability leaders and considers how businesses can balance efficiency and resilience. We provide an overview of the key themes for the proposed global agreement to end plastic pollution and the status of negotiations for the zero draft of that agreement. Updates on recent employment and privacy law developments are also included.