INSIGHTS

We regularly share our thoughts and tips on creating a truly sustainable business on our blog.

Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species

Earth Day 2019 – Protect Our Species

Each year on April 22, Earth Day marks the anniversary of the birth of the modern environmental movement in 1970 (Earth Day Network, 2019a).  Earth Day aims to raise awareness of a specific theme with various events held to demonstrate support for environmental...

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Green Eggs and Easter (Environmentally Friendly Easter)

Green Eggs and Easter (Environmentally Friendly Easter)

With Easter fast approaching, now is a good time to start planning your Easter activities. Would you like to make your Easter environmentally friendly and green this year? There are ways to keep to the traditions of Easter (whatever they may be to you and your family) without making huge compromises, and still reduce your impact on the environment.

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The Forests of Australia

The Forests of Australia

We are privileged to have a range of unique forests in Australia, valued for their diverse ecosystems, unique biodiversity and cultural significance. Forests occupy approximately 16 per cent of Australia’s land area (125 million hectares) (ABARES 2016).

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Rehabilitation Securities Across Australia

Rehabilitation Securities Across Australia

In all States and Territories across Australia, holders to mining titles/tenements are responsible for the rehabilitation and remediation of disturbance to the required standard of the state in which they operate. As part of their regulation of the industry, State and Territory governments impose a financial security (or an equivalent) to protect themselves and taxpayers from bearing the cost of this rehabilitation in the event that companies fail to meet their legal obligations.

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Heritage Sites ID and Clearance

Heritage Sites ID and Clearance

Aboriginal People have cultural identity and relationships with the land that long predates European settlement in Australia.  This connection to country is a critical consideration for land users in Australia as there is the potential to impact Aboriginal heritage values and potentially Aboriginal lands during land developments.  To avoid or minimise these impacts, it is important to consult with Aboriginal peoples prior to commencing a new land development and to identify any Aboriginal Heritage Sites that may be impacted by the project.

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Giving back is good for business

Giving back is good for business

Modern consumers care about social responsibility to the point where they’re willing to swap brands/businesses if it means the company they buy from is helping others, with the Edelman Trust Barometer 2017 finding that 58% of Australians are more likely to be loyal to...

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