Corporate and social responsibility
John is a Professorial Fellow at Monash University He's a consultant at legal firm Maddocks, providing advice on climate change, water, sustainability and corporate social responsibility. He's co-chair of the Leadership Council of the global Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), chairs the Australian Building Codes Board and the Peter Cullen Water and Environment Trust, and is a director of the Australian Green Building Council. He was previously chair of the National Sustainability Council. John was deputy premier of Victoria from 1999 until his retirement in 2007. During this period he was Minister for Health, Minister for Planning, Minister for Environment, Minister for Water, Minister for Victorian Communities and Victoria's first Minister for Climate Change.
John Thwaites's Articles
COVID pass, climate fail
Australia's COVID-19 response was bettered only by South Korea and Latvia, according to a new United Nations report. Just don't ask how it's doing on climate and sustainability.
Dragging the chain on SDGs progress
A new report reveals Australia is lagging behind most wealthy nations in working towards the globally agreed goals.