Sustainability

The bicycle-sharing business seems never to have completely clicked, and the perceptions aren’t helped by images of man-made mountains of discarded bikes from markets like China. Now startup Bolt Bikes claims to have an answer at least for a niche market, with a business model that focuses on the growing

Heavy emitters are facing extreme pressure to make their operations greener, not only from their shareholders but their customers further down the supply chain as well.  Australian business leader Simon McKeon says that while public shareholder pressure has focused executives’ attention on sustainability issues, “there’s an even louder voice which

CouriersPlease aims to be completely carbon neutral across all areas of the business by 2025, beginning with offsetting 100 per cent of its operational emissions – which includes waste, energy use, staff travel and flights. Emissions in the transport sector derive from direct burning of fuels for road, rail, domestic

Australian consumers and Australia’s top publicly-listed companies (ASX 150) don’t see eye to eye when it comes to sustainability and the key issues affecting our future. We discovered this perplexing fact when comparing our own proprietary research (on consumers) with a study by RMIT University and Global Compact Network Australia (ASX150). Encouragingly, both consumers and companies

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Eight of Australia’s largest industrial companies have agreed to work together to make their operations carbon neutral by 2050.  BHP, Woodside, BlueScope Steel, BP Australia, Orica, APA Group, Australian Gas Infrastructure Group and Wesfarmers – which together represent 14 per cent of Australian industrial emissions – have signed on to

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Apple has committed to carbon neutrality across its entire business, manufacturing supply chain, and product life cycle by 2030. The company is already carbon neutral today for its corporate emissions worldwide. This newly unveiled commitment means that by 2030, every Apple device sold will have net-zero climate impact, according to

In the seemingly endless and often bitter political argument over climate change, it is often forgotten that Australia has one of the longest standing carbon markets in the world – and which is paid for by a multi-billion dollar government scheme called the Emissions Reduction Fund, or ERF. Last month, the

Global consulting firm Bain & Company says it has achieved 100 per cent carbon neutral status for the ninth year in a row according to Natural Capital Partners, an internationally-recognized leading provider of carbon emission reduction and renewable energy solutions. Since 2011, Bain & Company has reduced Scope 1 and

Australian news consumers are far more likely to believe climate change is “not at all” serious compared to news users in other countries. That’s according to new research that surveyed 2,131 Australians about their news consumption in relation to climate change. The Digital News Report: Australia 2020 was conducted by the

Corporate values have become the most important buying criterion apart from price, according to a survey conducted by Akeneo, a global leader in Product Experience Management (PXM) solutions. The report finds that ethical and sustainable sourcing is now a top priority for corporate buyers, and a key driver of eCommerce