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Carbon neutral milestone hit by small business solution, Xero

- March 5, 2020 2 MIN READ

Small business solutions platform Xero has gone carbon neutral. The accounting giant announced it has offset 100 per cent of its carbon emissions by investing in carbon certified environmental projects and conservation schemes across the globe. The brand says this move will balance out the carbon emissions produced by its operations and major suppliers for the… Read more »

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Why every business big or small needs to commit to climate action

- January 31, 2020 3 MIN READ

Australia’s unfolding bushfire crisis is without question this country’s climate wakeup call. If not now – in the face of such widespread loss and devastation, and with no end in sight – when? writes Hilke Fitzsimons, General Manager, ZEISS Australia/New Zealand. Across social media, in cities and in burned-out communities, Australians are pleading with governments… Read more »

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This sustainable coffee pod is heading to the US

- December 17, 2019 < 1 MIN READ

Melbourne startup Pod & Parcel is taking their compostable coffee pods global, announcing they are launching into the US.  The coffee pod business was first launched in Melbourne in 2015 with an aim to bring sustainable barista-quality coffee to coffee lovers around Australia. Alarmed by the number of pods going to landfill, founders  Ben Goodman, … Read more »

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Crema Joe: saving the planet one coffee pod at a time

- October 25, 2019 3 MIN READ

First, it was takeaway coffee cups and now it’s coffee pods… Australia’s obsession with caffeine is creating an increasing waste problem, but one coffee provider is set to change the landscape. Crema Joe’s refillable pod and exchange service could divert millions of pods from landfill each year. These local coffee lovers and eco-warriors launched the… Read more »

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2018 Banksia Sustainability Awards finalists announced

- September 25, 2018 < 1 MIN READ

Marine protection, sharing economies, green buildings, Indigenous employment and climate action feature strongly in this year’s crop of Banksia Sustainability Awards finalists. The Banksia Foundation has announced the shortlist for the awards, which spans 10 categories and celebrates businesses, communities, individuals and governments that are driving change. The finalists include: An Indigenous enterprise giving unwanted… Read more »

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Vegan beauty brand Long Lashes kicking goals after successful Kickstarter campaign

- August 9, 2018 2 MIN READ

Armed with a passion to deliver sustainable cruelty-free vegan beauty products, Sydney friends, Felecia Tappenden and Belinda Robinson are breaking into the cosmetic industry after a successful Kickstarter campaign. The duo’s eyelash enhancing serum, Long Lashes, is set to make a whopping seven-figures in its first year of sales, after launching in November 2017. Boasting… Read more »