Newsletter 9 - December 2009
VECCI – Victoria's oldest business organisation – released a Sustainability Report on 17 November as part of the 2009 Victoria Summit.
This article follows the 'Introduction to the Renewable Energy Target' article in the previous edition of Carbon Matters. While the previous article discussed the implications of the legislation on those organizations purchasing electricity, this article discusses the implications for businesses producing, or considering producing, renewable energy onsite...
Over the past few editions of Carbon Matters we have included a regular article about applying the EPA Carbon Management Principles to business. This article focuses on the fifth Carbon Management Principle: switch.
Pro Green is a company whose goal is to help reduce Australia's environmental footprint by making biodiesel readily available to everyone.
Martin Ernegg, a bio-mimicry expert that has reverse-engineered the way nature builds trees, has partnered with Alf Wheeler, a successful entrepreneur in the global raw materials business, to commercialise a revolutionary eco-friendly raw material. Their company is called ZEO and the new material is called Zeoform.
In this issue, Carbon Matters introduces Network member Richard Strauch. You can find Richard on the member directory.
Originally from Bendigo, Richard Strauch now resides in Eltham, Victoria. Having worked for Boral Limited (a multinational corporation) for 14 years, Richard's current position is the General Manager Environmental Services. He says his role relates to the environment 'in every aspect'......