In delivering stronger and more impactful outcomes, Duxton believes that partnerships and collaboration are key. With our motto “Us, Ours, We”, we actively participate in both private and public collaborative platforms to pursue common sustainability and responsible investment agendas across and beyond our businesses.
Across the Duxton Group, we work in collaboration with over 15 partners from all levels of government, business and R&D organisations to drive and deliver our sustainability initiatives (see "initiatives"). Three of our larger industry-wide partnerships include:
United Nations Global Compact (UNGC)
Duxton Capital Australia (DCA) has formalised its sustainability ethos through our commitment to the universal principles of sustainability – the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC), the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative. DCA is aligning its operations and strategies with 10 UNGC principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption, and is taking action in support of the United Nations Sustainability Development Goals (SDGs).
Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA)
DCA is an active member of the Responsible Investment Association Australasia (RIAA), the largest and most active network engaged in responsible investing (RI) across Australia and New Zealand. DCA contributes to RIAA’s Nature Working Group and Human Rights Working Group and is committed to adopting the best practices and building internal capability in RI.
One Basin Cooperative Research Centre (1B CRC)
DCA is an official partner of the recently announced One Basin Cooperative Research Centre (1B CRC). The CRC aims to develop and commercialise water use efficiency improvement opportunities such as smarter waster infrastructure and technologies for Australia’s irrigated agriculture in the Murray- Darling Basin.