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    Environmentally speaking

    Australians are working to improve our quality of life without harming the environment: furniture made from plastic ocean waste, a rubbish bin for the sea, the tallest commercial timber building, 'green' steel, and sustainable chocolate-making...


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    Gut instinct
    With a philosophy of ‘beauty begins in the belly’ Sydney entrepreneur Carla Oates has built a global empire based on powders and potions designed to improve skin and health from the inside out. Her ethos centred around gut health has won legions of fans and stockists around the world for The Beauty Chef, her brand based on probiotics and prebiotics and manufactured entirely in Australia.
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    Brand extension: Connecting with China
    Australian startup Sinorbis is making it easy for Western companies to establish a digital presence in China.
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    Fair exchange: simplifying global payments
    Australian startup Airwallex is transforming the world of cross-border business transactions. Jack Zhang and his four co-founders are bringing foreign exchange into the internet age, using smart auto- ...
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    Fashion forward and socially savvy
    Through its canny use of social media, Australian fashion etailer Showpo has built a huge following worldwide, creating a community of clothes-loving millennials and a booming online fashion house in ...
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    Women of wine
    While Australian female winemakers are not in the majority in the industry, they are leading the way in innovation and sustainability.
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    Artificial intelligence at work
    Australian Karl Redenbach believes his New York-based company LiveTiles is poised to turn traditional work methods upside down using artificial intelligence (AI). He says the era of digital transforma ...
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    Millennials and morals: an Australian on Wall Street
    As HSBC USA’s Head of Innovation, Australian Jeremy Balkin has a critical role leading the bank toward an exciting and sustainable future. Balkin’s vision includes reshaping the culture of Wall Street ...
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    Sparks in the Desert
    Nestled deep in Australia’s Red Centre, the Desert Knowledge Precinct is home to innovative organisations and initiatives that create opportunities for desert communities. These include the Intyalheme ...
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    Burning bright
    With a fusion of French savoir-faire and Australian can-do attitude and creativity, Elise Pioch Balzac has built a global luxury candle business taking Australian native ingredients to the world. Mais ...
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