Adelaide’s ambition to become the world’s first carbon neutral city empowers businesses like Strategy. Policy. Research., individuals and communities to identify the innovative solutions needed to transition Adelaide and the wider Australian and global economies onto a genuinely sustainable pathway.
Strategy. Policy. Research. is a team of economists and other professionals who share a background in national and international policy development in the fields of climate policy, energy efficiency and renewable energy, in the stationary energy and transport sectors. The team also shares a passion for demonstrating the compelling business case that underpins the transition to a zero-carbon economy – a transition that is already underway and which must be completed by 2050 at the latest to be in line with climate science and the Paris Climate Agreement.
Strategy. Policy. Research.’s knowledge and experience assists cities and other organisations to achieve their carbon goals. Having crafted the Carbon Neutral Adelaide Foundation Report in 2015, Strategy. Policy. Research. also undertook the early analysis to demonstrate not only the feasibility of achieving this target, but the wider economic benefits from doing so – like job creation and cost savings for households and businesses. To have maximum impact, Strategy. Policy. Research. works with progressive cities like Adelaide, Sydney and Canberra; partners with major research groups like ClimateWorks, CSIRO, the Co-operative Research Centre for Low Carbon Living and others; and works internationally with groups like the C40, Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance, the International Partnership for Energy Efficiency Cooperation and the G20. This enables Strategy. Policy. Research. to bring the best and latest insights from around Australia and the world.