• November 8 2013 Business urged to increase green space by 20%

    A new national initiative called 202020 Vision has officially been launched with the goal of increasing green space in urban areas by 20%, by the year 2020.

  • November 8 2013 Business sustainability through innovation

    As more businesses big and small look for ways to decrease their carbon footprint, many are finding interesting ways to innovate.

  • October 29 2013 Making an impact: Vic Premier’s Sustainability Awards

    The Victorian 2013 Premier’s Sustainability Awards have been announced, showcasing a slice of the positive impact small business is making in Australia. Taking out the top gong in the Small and Medium Enterprises category was Rae-Line, a family owned and run business. In the business of manufacturing soft trim components such as upholstery, leather and Read More…

  • October 25 2013 Success for organic in a ‘grudge market’

    The word ‘organic’ may mean different things to different people – but this is no marketing ploy. For entrepreneur Aimee Marks, her company is the culmination of a steadfast commitment to core, ethical principles.

  • October 15 2013 Sustainability conference wraps: lessons for business

    Hundreds of leaders within business, government and sustainability converged in Melbourne for the 2nd Australian Sustainability Conference held over the 9th and 10th of October.

  • October 8 2013 Best brand cut-through to Oz consumers

    New research has found that co-branding alongside socially worthy causes really does affect consumer-purchasing decisions.

  • September 30 2013 Manufacturing cheaper in China? Not necessarily

    Too many Australian business owners mistakenly believe as a matter of course that manufacturing is cheaper in China.

  • September 16 2013 Shifting the business compass to ethical

    Alongside the normalisation of ‘corporate social responsibility’ as a business term, the idea of creating new enterprises on an ethical foundation is becoming more mainstream.

  • September 13 2013 Make the switch: Locally made recycled paper

    A new initiative is encouraging Aussie businesses to consider the sustainability of their paper and printing footprint.