Murray Hogarth

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Murray Hogarth "has been helping major companies to understand and respond to their social and environmental challenges since 1999, when he joined Ecos Corporation after a distinguished 21-year career in print and television journalism. His media experience includes reporting with flagship ABC-TV current affairs programs Four Corners and The 7.30 Report, and with top newspaper mastheads such as The National Times and The Australian, culminating with a spell as Environment Writer and Environment Editor at Australia’s leading quality newspaper, The Sydney Morning Herald (1996-99).

"As a Strategy Project Leader with Ecos, Murray has worked extensively with clients in Australia, the US and Asia to help them assess how big social and environmental issues put value at stake for their businesses, and to plan and implement strategic business responses. He has covered diverse issues – from climate change impacts to alcohol harm in society to gene technology concerns – and a wide range of sectors including mining and minerals processing, manufacturing, banking, insurance, agriculture, alcohol, infrastructure and life sciences. Companies he has advised include Anglo Coal, Diageo, DuPont, Ford Motor, Bluescope Steel, Insurance Australia Group, ANZ, Toyota, BP and the Australian Agricultural Company.

"Based in Sydney, Murray is a regular radio commentator on sustainability issues. His pro bono roles include membership of the advisory panel for the Total Environment Centre’s Green Capital Program and serving as a longstanding Board member of the Environmental Defenders Office of NSW." [1]