Westpac teamed up with long-term partners Landcare Australia to present a series of information seminars.  Key industry specialists presented information seminars aimed at producers and consumers, to help them understand the impact of carbon on business. 

Ilona Miller from the law firm Baker & McKenzie presented legal issues that arise from offset projects being developed under the Carbon Farming Initiative. To watch the presentation visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YtgyJg0hd8c&feature=youtu.be

Stewart Fredricksson, Westac Institutional Bank, explained  links between the Carbon Farming Initiative (CFI) and the Emission Trading Scheme (ETS); key factors for investing in offset projects developed under the CFI; and Westpac’s expertise in the New Zealand emissions market. To watch the presentation visit: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rqRZfctdMyk&feature=youtu.be

Michael Roony, Greening Australia, presented regulations of past and current government carbon offset policies and the development and structure of the Carbon Farming Initiative. To watch his talk visit http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_8flpiP6x1I&feature=youtu.be

For further information on all of the seminars visit http:// www.landcareonline.com.au/news/archive/carbon-and-agriculture-making-sen...