Weekly Wrap | AGL, Origin Energy, Coca-Cola, CEO Bonuses, and the Youngest CoralWatch Ambassador
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Friday 25 February 2022: This week in the sustainability news cycle…

‘This is what the country is asking for’: Cannon-Brookes defends AGL deal after PM swipe (via The Sydney Morning Herald)

'Leaving out a few facts': Tech billionaire and government clash over potential AGL power deal (via TODAY)

‘Australia’s largest coal plant to close in 2025’ (via Renew Economy)

Coca-Cola announces ‘World Without Waste’ Initiative (via Coca-Cola)

‘Reuse’: a closer look at Coca-Cola Brazil’s unique returnable bottle initiative (via Packaging Europe)

'Australia should have the lowest-priced energy in the world' says Atlassian co-founder after AGL rejects $8b takeover bid (via ABC)

US companies add environmental, social targets to bonuses (via AFR)

Queensland boy who got Billie Eilish to help reef program made CoralWatch ambassador (via ABC)


We’re also following…

Magpies face bleak future as heat rises with climate change (Via ABC)

The great greenwashing scam: PR firms face reckoning after spinning for big oil (via The Guardian)

Reef ball burial trend (via The Guardian


Check out these recommendations from our hosts:

Donate to CoralWatch
‘The Green Electricity Guide’ (via Greenpeace)

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Hosts and producers: Ash Webb and Kristen Amiet

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