Newsletter 5 - March 2009
Many businesses currently use carbon offsets, either to go carbon neutral, to offer low carbon goods and services, or for another business approach. Offset strategies will change in preparation for the introduction of the Carbon Pollution Reduction Scheme (CPRS) on 1 July 2010, and with the release of the National Carbon Offset...
The Global Financial Crisis (GFC) has really stolen the limelight from those of us seeking greater action on climate change. Just as the momentum seemed to be swinging our way after years of government inaction, business stalling and public indifference, along came a new and largely unanticipated crisis, diverting everyone's attention away from the Global Climate Crisis (GCC).
As businesses look to cut costs, EREP is assisting many Victorian businesses to reduce resource use and at the same time cut operating costs. These actions are often without major capital expenditure, delivering quick financial gains.
Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides urban water and wastewater services to a population of over 121,000 people in 54 towns and cities from the northern outskirts of Melbourne to the Murray River in north-central Victoria.
In the last two editions of Carbon Matters, we included a regular article about applying the EPA Carbon Management Principles to your business. This issue focuses on the third Carbon Management Principle: Avoid.
In this issue, Carbon Matters introduces CIN member Rosemary Bissett.
Originally from Gippsland, Rosemary now lives in the north western suburbs of Melbourne. She is a director of the Moreland Energy Foundation, and for the past four years has been working at National Australia Bank (NAB). Prior to her time at NAB, Rosemary worked for the Sustainable Energy Authority (before it became Sustainability Victoria) and in the water industry at City West Water and Melbourne Water.