Sustainability as a Service: A Conversation with Willem Overbosch

Our CEO and Co-founder Willem joined the SeventeenX podcast series, with Mick Hayes diving deep into sustainability as a service. We have summarised some of their key discussions which delve into the crucial role of business sustainability and introduce the concept of Sustainability as a Service. Here’s a glimpse into their conversation. A Journey to […]

Beyond a Day: Women’s Empowerment in the Workplace 

Introduction   Each year, International Women’s Day (IWD) shines a spotlight on the strides made towards gender equality and the barriers women continue to face in the workplace and society. Originating over a century ago, IWD has evolved from a rallying cry for women’s suffrage to a global celebration of women’s achievements and a reminder […]

Gender Equity in Australia: A Transparency Revolution

Australia Shines a Light on Gender Pay Gaps Australia’s groundbreaking disclosure of gender pay gap data across nearly 5,000 companies marks a significant stride towards workplace transparency and equality. This first-of-its-kind data collection covers all private entities with 100 or more employees, providing detailed insights into gender-based pay differences across various industries. As supporters of […]

ESG Trends in Australian Business

Australia’s corporate sector is witnessing a large shift towards sustainability, highlighted by a significant increase in Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) reporting. This blog explores the latest ESG-reported trends, offering actionable insights for SMEs wanting to embark on their sustainability journey. The Rise of ESG Reporting Recent reports show a significant 29% increase in ESG […]

Australia’s Recycling in 2024

Key initiatives and regulations to be aware of this year In Australia, waste has increased by 20% over the last 15 years, yet recycling rates have improved by 57%. This rise in waste alongside better recycling puts individuals and businesses in the spotlight to comply with evolving environmental regulations and adopt greener practices. Let’s delve […]

The Crucial Role of Wetlands for Australian Businesses

Today, on World Wetlands Day, it’s time to spotlight the critical yet often overlooked role of wetlands in Australia’s ecosystem and their relevance to businesses nationwide. As we strive to protect our natural environments, understanding the interconnectedness of wetlands with economic and environmental sustainability becomes imperative. The Business Shift Towards Sustainability In an era where […]

COP28 Insights for Australian Businesses

As an Australian delegate who recently attended COP28, I had the unique opportunity to immerse myself in two weeks of vibrant discussions, civil society activities, and negotiations. This blog post aims to share key insights and reflections from COP28, particularly focusing on how they relate to and impact businesses in Australia. Renewable Energy and Decarbonization […]

Daniella at COP28

“It’s about involving those who are adopting the consequences of these decisions and allowing fresh perspectives, innovative solutions, and a sense of urgency into the discussions and actions around climate change.” The 28th Conference of the Parties (COP28) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) is a pivotal event in our collective […]

SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions

SDG 16: Peace, Justice, and Strong Institutions – The Business Imperative for Governance in Australia Australia’s growth and prosperity hinge not just on economic performance but also on the strength of its institutions, the rule of law, and the promotion of peace and justice. SDG 16 sheds light on these integral aspects, emphasizing the importance […]

SDG 15: Life on Land

SDG 15: Life on Land – The Business Imperative for Biodiversity in Australia   Our terrestrial environment is fundamental to how we live and work. From the resources businesses use to the spaces where we build our homes, a healthy terrestrial ecosystem is vital. Australia’s diverse landscapes supply essential resources for industries and hold cultural […]