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SBA News

AUSTRALIAN CEO GUIDE to Climate Change
There's good business in Climate Change

A growing number of Australia's largest companies are taking a strategic position on climate change. Recognising not only the risks to be managed, there is increasing interest in the opportunities for business growth: with potential new products, services and markets opening up as the world's major economies pursue their targets to decarbonise. SBA has worked with national carbon and energy management consultancy Energetics to produce the Australian CEO Guide to Climate Change, calling on Australian companies to take six steps to manage the risks of climate change.



WBSCD & GeSI team up for a low carbon world



SBA's Global partner, WBCSD has announced an MoU with GeSi (Global e Sustainability Initiative) to work together to build momentum for the transition to a low carbon economy. "An ICT enabled world will be critical on the road to sustainability. Working with GeSi we aim to uncover new avenues for collaborating with ICT sector on sustainable development," said Peter Bakker CEO & President of WBCSD. More info...


SBA & ACCSR redefine 'value' for Australian Business
SBA is delighted to welcome our new member ACCSR and look forward to their leadership bringing WBCSD's Redefining Value program to SBA members and the broader Australian business community. More info...

ACCSR holding immersive course on shared value
07 September 2016

Energetics wins at the 2016 Financial Review Client Choice Awards!
01 February 2016

CEFC and NAB in $120 million investment program to incentivise businesses to cut energy costs
09 June 2015

David Jones'Ethical Sourcing Program
13 May 2015

SBA welcomes leading carpet and sports pitches company DESSO
13 May 2015

Centre for Sustainability Leadership Newsletter
01 May 2015




CEO Blog

Could China’s Environment be Australia’s Economic Future?
Let me be cheeky! With the arrival of the Chinese New Year of the Fire Monkey, and a time to reflect on and renew relationships, it timely to ponder Australia’s next phase of its relationship with China. Read more...


Member News

ACCSR Stakeholder Engagement Short Course, Melbourne September 22

In this Stakeholder Engagement masterclass you will learn to simplify and unpack complex stakeholder engagement theories and develop a stakeholder engagement strategy to help you avoid risks and crisis, develop solutions to shared problems and build your reputation.
Register now


SDGs: Getting Beyond Alignment

Most businesses are a bit confounded about how to implement the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Jackie Allender, senior consultant with the ACCSR, provides tips to achieve progress in an article SDGs: Getting Beyond Alignment
Read more here


Contaminated Land and Chain of Responsibility Law Seminar - 19th October - Brisbane

Brought to you by ASBG, Sponsored by Norton Rose Fulbright Supported by ACLCA Qld and Sustainable Business Australia
Find out more about the seminar and how to register


Fortune released its "Change the World" ranking

Fortune released its "Change the World" ranking of 50 companies that are advancing sustainable business innovation as part of their profit-making strategy. The list included National Australia Bank (SBA Member) and Unilever (SBA Member). Click here to see the list


Manufacturers cannot afford to view sustainability as a luxury

Kimberly-Clark ANZ’s Sustainability Advisor Ryan Kane spoke to Brent Balinski about the company’s sustainability drive in the last five years, and the priorities that will take it through to 2020. Click here to learn more


NRMA and SBA unite to champion sustainable mobility

NRMA will lead Sustainable Business Australia’s (SBA) Sustainable Mobility Project, which is a unique businessled project that will leverage the latest developments in technology, systems and management to boost the national uptake of sustainable mobility solutions.
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Our Work

The Reality of Ambition

Capturing Australia’s 2030 emissions reduction opportunities

This 23 June 2016 SBA BUSINESS BRIEFING looked at the 'what and how'' - what will it take for all actors to collaborate to make the Paris Agreement a reality and do what’s needed to remain under the 2°C limit, and how will Australia play a substantive and purposive role.




600 householders take charge of energy bills

The Our Green Home project is part of the LIEEP - Low Carbon Communities Program funded by the Australian Government. It is designed to help lower income households save money by reducing energy use. There are now over 600 households across Australia taking part in this innovative trial of technology driven behavioural change. The project is due to report at the end of December 2015. This project is being managed by Sustainable Business Australia and involves SBA members Object Consulting (who provide the smart energy technology), KPMG, Connection Research, Ecocreative and in strategic alliance with APEX Australia. Read more...


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