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Big GHG Polluters

Choose your next clients with the climate in mind.

These are companies recognised as having policies that are not consistent with a safe climate, and their lobby groups. Also see the list of agencies that work with major polluters.

Get up to date information about Australia’s largest (Scope 1) greenhouse gas polluters at the Clean Energy Regulator. Track the 22 biggest polluters in the resources sector with Climate Works Net Zero Momentum Tracker. Market Forces names 23 companies out of line with climate action.

In New Zealand, the latest emissions data can be found on the EPA website.

AGL Energy

Alinta Energy

Ampol Australia

Anglo American

APA Group

Asia Natural Gas & Energy Association (ANGEA)

Australian Energy Producers (APPEA)

Beach Energy



Bravus (Adani)

Bunbury Energy


Carnavon Petroleum


The Chamber of Minerals & Energy of Western Australia (CMEWA)

Cooper Energy

CS Energy

Energy Australia Holdings

Energy Networks Australia

ExxonMobil Australia



Institute of Public Affairs (IPA)

InterGen (OzGen)

Low Emissions Technology Australia (LETA)

Malabar Coal

Minerals Council of Australia (MCA)

Mobil Oil New Zealand

New Hope Group

NSW Mining


Origin Energy

OzGen Holdings (InterGen Energy)

Peabody Australia

Queensland Resources Council

Rio Tinto


Senex Energy

Shell (Viva Energy)

South 32

South Australian Chamber of Mines & Energy

Stanwell Corporation

Viva Energy Group

Whitehaven Coal



Z Energy

Disclaimer: We aim to keep this list as up to date and accurate as possible. To request changes, please email


Polluter-friendly agencies

An agency is only as good as its clients. These agencies are helping companies involved in fossil fuels.

See the global 2023 F-list at Clean Creatives

Advanced Outcomes – Tri-Star Petroleum

A.GR Advisors – Beach Energy, Esso (Esso is operating arm of Exxon)

Anacta Strategies – Glencore, Southern Oil

Atomic 212 – Origin, BHP

Atomix – Santos

Australian Public Affairs (Havas) – Santos, Imperial Oil and Gas

Barton Deakin (WPP) – Equinor, Nucoal, Santos, APA Group

Bastion – Alinta, Glencore, Australia Gas Industry Group

Bespoke Approach – BHP

Bespoke Territory – Energy Club NT (member)

Big Red – BHP

The Brand Agency (WPP) – Woodside, Kleenheat

Bright Yellow – Santos

Cahill and Bailey – JERA Australia

Cannings Purple (WPP) – Australia Gas Infrastructure Group, DomGas Alliance,Inpex, Pilot Energy

Carat (Dentsu) – Alinta

CGM Communications (ReGen Strategic) – Strike Energy

CHEP – Australian Gas Networks

The Civic Partnership – United Petroleum

CMAX Communications – APPEA , Senex Energy

Connell Consulting – Ampol

Counsel Communications – Jera

Counsel House – Inpex

Crisis&Comms Co – Hancock Coal


Deloitte Digital – Energy Australia

Dentsu Creative Public Relations – Hydrogen Engineering Australia

DPG Advisory Solutions – BP, Wollongong Resources, Port of Newcastle, Strike Energy

Dragoman – Northern Territory Government

Edelman Australia – Shell (Viva Energy)

FTI Consulting – APPEA, Vermilion Oil & Gas Asia Natural Gas & Energy Association (ANGEA), Warrego Energy

Govstrat – Bravus (Adani)

GRACosway (Clemenger group/Omnicon) – Santos, AGL, BHP, Glencore, Tas Gas, Arrow Energy

GR Connect – Bowen Coking Coal

GT Communications – Chevron City to Surf

Hawker Britton (WPP) – Equinor, Woodside, Senex Energy, APA Group

Headline Advisory – Minerals Council of Australia

Horizon GR – Victorian Hydrogen & Ammonia Industries

Houston Group – Ampol

Initiative (IPG) – Jemena, Energy Australia

iProspect – Ampol

Insight Strategy – APA Group

Jannette Cotterell – Port Kembla Coal Terminal, Southern Oil

JCDecaux – Glencore, APPEA, Santos

Jeanes Holland and Associates – Victorian Hydrogen & Ammonia Industries

JPG Advisory – NSW Minerals Council

JWS Research – APPEA, NSW Mining, Santos, Queensland Resources Council, Bravus, BHP, Minerals Council of Australia

Marketforce (Clemenger group/Omnicom) – Alinta

Marketforce North (Clemenger group/Omnicom) – APPEA

M&C Saatchi – Origin Energy

MCM Strategic – Ampol

Mediabrands Content Studio – Jemena

Milner Strategic Services – Bowen Coking Coal

Nexus APAC – Glencore

Northstar Public Affairs – Ampol

Nunn Media – Minerals Council of Australia

Ogilvy (WPP) – BP

oOH! Media – Glencore, Ampol, Shell

OMD – BHP, Chevron

OPR (WPP) – Caltex

Paradise Outdoor Advertising – Bravus

PolicyWonks – Galilee Energy, Kestral Coal Resources, Hancock Prospecting

Precision Public Affairs – APPEA

Primary Communication Partners – Gas Industry Alliance, Elgas, BOC

Rainmaker Strategic Planning – TasGas

Republic PR – Adani

Reputation Edge – Wallarah 2 Coal Mine

Richardson Coutts – Bengalla Mining

Saatchi & Saatchi – Ampol

Saint Mob – Minerals Council of Australia

SAS Group – Omega Oil and Gas

SEC Newgate – Chevron, Malabar Coal, Whitehaven Coal, APA Group, Whitehaven, BHP, South32

Sense Advertising – Shell (Viva Energy)

Showpony – Santos Tour Down Under

Spoke Corporate – Invictus Energy

Spring Street Advisory – Australian Gas Infrastructure Group, GB Energy

Strategic Political Counsel – APA Group

Taylor Connect – TasGas

TG Public Affairs – Port Waratah Coal, Shell, Viva Energy, LETA

TLA Worldwide – Ampol, South32 Coal

Torch Media – Glencore

Twelve – Santos

UM Media – AGL

VMLY&R (WPP) – Chevron

Wavemaker – Chevron

Whitestone Strategic – Advance Australia

89 Degrees East – BP

Disclaimer: We aim to keep this list as up to date and accurate as possible. To request changes, please email

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