The Business Case for Packaging Sustainability

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held over Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane.  Dr Helen Lewis, Adjunct Professor, Institute for Sustainable Futures at UTS joins us at the upcoming 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference in Brisbane as a Keynote Speaker to discuss ‘The Business Case for Packaging Sustainability’. Most organisations deal with packaging every day. If they don’t make or sell packaging, or packaged products, they generate packaging waste at their farm, factory, office, warehouse, store or building site. Packaging sustainability is therefore a challenge that we all share. Community …

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China’s National Sword and The Impact on Australia’s Recycling

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held over Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane.  Mr Mike Ritchie, MRA Director at MRA Consulting Group joins us in March at the Conference to discuss ‘China’s National Sword and The Impact on Australia’s Recycling’. Traditionally China has been the world’s largest importer of recycled paper and plastics. Chinese buyers have purchased mixed paper and plastic with higher levels of contamination and at higher prices than Australian domestic markets can use or afford. Australia relies heavily on China for recycling, with an estimated two thirds of …

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Fostering Organisational Citizenship Behaviour for The Environment

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held over Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane.  The 2nd annual conference will explore sustainability best practice within organisations, creating resilience in business and ways to implement change. Mr Dominic Piacun, Sustainability Officer at Brisbane Boys’ College joins us to discuss ‘Fostering Organisational Citizenship Behaviour for The Environment’. More so now than ever, businesses are attempting to become more sustainable. For many established businesses though, engaging individual employees to perform more green behaviours while at work is an obstacle proving difficult to overcome. If effectively cultivated, discretionary …

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The Investor Perspective on Climate Change

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane over Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March. Emma Herd is the Chief Executive Officer at the Investor Group on Climate Change and joins us next month at the Conference as a Keynote Speaker to discuss ‘The Investor Perspective on Climate Change’. Investors have a critical role to play in managing the financial risks of climate change and driving investment into low carbon solutions. In the two years since the Paris Agreement was finalised, global investors have stepped up their efforts to address climate change, through corporate …

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Join us at the 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference!

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference is almost here again and will be held in a few weeks over Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane.  The 2nd annual conference will explore sustainability best practice within organisations, creating resilience in business and ways to implement change. The conference speakers and partners will provide insight into how they are interweaving sustainability practices within their organisations, navigating change and the differences they are making within national and multinational companies and small business. 2018 Topics Include: Integration Politics Technology automation Future of renewables Procurement Food security Sustainable construction Waste as …

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Mr Jack Noonan from Sustainability Victoria to join us at #NSBC18

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane. Mr Jack Noonan, Manager, Climate Change at Sustainability Victoria will join us at the conference to discuss ‘Top Down and Bottom Up: The Role of Policy and Perceptions in Mobilising the Victorian Economy to Net Zero Emissions’. Sustainability Victoria is the Victoria Government’s delivery agency for environmental sustainability. Sustainability Victoria aims to inspire all Victorians sustainable actions every day. Sustainability Victoria is responsible for the delivery of the voluntary TAKE2 program, focusing on businesses, community groups, education providers, local governments, and …

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The Pathway to Sustainability for AMP Capital’s Real Estate Business

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference is almost upon us, this year being held over Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane.  Chris Nunn is Head of Sustainability at AMP Capital Real Estate and joins us at the conference as a Keynote Speaker to discuss ‘The Pathway to Sustainability for AMP Capital’s Real Estate Business’. AMP Capital is an investment management firm with approximately A$ 178 Billion in Assets Under Management (AUM as at 1H17). The AMP Capital Real Estate division has approximately $23 Bn of AUM, consisting of over 80 properties, including shopping centres, …

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The Art of Sustainability in The Age of Digital Disruption

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane. Mr Ken Hickson, Chairman at Sustain Ability Showcase Asia (SASA) in Singapore joins us next month at the conference to discuss ‘The Art of Sustainability in The Age of Digital Disruption’. Ken Hickson provides a global overview of how sustainability measures and management in companies and countries has evolved, often in parallel with the emergence of “digital disruption”. The new industrial revolution, largely observed as a technological or digital revolution, has evolved in parallel with the “Clean Energy Revolution”. It …

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Building a Successful Business Case for Climate Change Mitigation

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March 2018 at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane. Dr Rob Hales, Director – Centre for Sustainable Enterprise at Griffith University in Brisbane will join us at the conference to discuss ‘Building a Successful Business Case for Climate Change Mitigation’. The business case for climate change mitigation is not well understood. There is considerable literature, both scholarly and non-scholarly, that examines the business case for sustainability. Also, recent attention has been given to the business case for climate change adaptation. However, there is little or no literature that guides …

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Energy – A Necessity for Sustainability

The 2018 National Sustainability in Business Conference will be held on Thursday 8 and Friday 9 March at the Hotel Grand Chancellor, Brisbane. Mr Craig Froome, Vice President – Global Strategy & Business Development at Pathion Inc. joins us in March at the conference to discuss ‘Energy – A Necessity for Sustainability’. Without a supportable supply of energy, businesses will not survive, let alone be sustainable into the future. Businesses cannot operate without electricity, the ability to ensure there is 100% uptime is the only way to future-proof operations. It is recognized that fossil fuels have a finite supply and to ensure resiliency …

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