“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 […]
Why ‘doing good’ is good for business The role and expectations of business is rapidly changing. Both consumers and business owners are reconising the importance of operating with an ethos to ‘do good.’ This shift away from a solely profit driven business focus not only bolsters corporate social responsibility but also largely benefits the business […]
Why Sustainable Finance Matters to Businesses: A Focus on the 2023/24 Australian Federal Budget In today’s world, sustainable finance has become an increasingly important consideration for businesses across various industries. The 2023-24 Federal Budget in Australia recognizes this significance and has made a notable commitment to promoting sustainable finance. This commitment not only benefits the […]
Modern methods of construction to support a sustainable future Sector Leadership on Sustainable Development The prefabricated construction industry has been showing the way on waste reduction in the construction industry for many years. At their National Conference this year the Board of prefabAUS has further demonstrate it leadership with the signing of a Commitment to […]
What can your business do to improve its contribution to Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG 2: Zero Hunger. One in six Australians experiences food stress. This blog explains why it matters and what you can do as a business.
Diversity and Inclusion is a central pillar of the Social and Economic contribution to Sustainable Development. It is also one of the most challenging areas for small business to measure and take meaningful action.
Three peak industry bodies in the built environment sign declaration of commitment to sustainable development
Press release Hobart – Sydney, November 2nd, 2021 – The built environment is not only the largest employer in Australia, but is also responsible for 75% of all carbon emissions. Three leading peak industry bodies, Consulting Surveyors National, Building Designers Association of Australia and Strata Community Association have joined forces with social impact specialists SDG […]
Sustainability is no longer an option but a must have for business. How can small business compete with the big players?
How the global pandemic and sustainability trends has become a huge opportunity for Consulting Surveyors National (CSN) The global pandemic, extreme weather conditions in Australia and a growing consumer awareness for sustainability have emphasized the urgency for environmental, societal and economic change towards a new way of working and living. The United Nations Sustainable Development […]