Big business responds to Australia’s carbon proposals

Members of the ABCG include Deloitte, Anglo Coal, BP Australia, Mirvac, Rio Tinto, Santos, Swiss Re, VicSuper and Westpac. Though the group “strongly supports” the introduction of an ETS, urgent development of a national low emission technology strategy is required to complement a scheme, says ABCG.

Deloitte’s Lorraine Stephenson says: “Australia cannot afford a fragmented approach. Government and business needs to work more closely in driving essential technological change, otherwise we ris