A Christmas anecdote on the importance of transparency
Shopping for a gift for a family member recently reminded one of our team here at Impact Sustainability of the importance of making sure environmental claims are made honestly, and communicated well.   The gift in question was a watch, produced by a small manufacturer who claims to use only...
Let’s stop talking sustainability and start talking good business
By Hayley Morris   Sustainability is not a new concept. But it does require new thinking. New thinking that redefines the current business-as-usual environment.   It is about longer term thinking.   It is about placing equal value on social and environmental returns, as we...
Setting a sustainability performance target
Sustainability performance targets are an important part of an organisation’s sustainability strategy. Targets help to communicate corporate goals and objectives. They provide clarity that shapes the design of your actions with the specific goal of improved performance.   A sustainability...
Greener makes a leaner company
The following article written by Hayley Morris was published in the My Small Business section of the Sydney Morning Herald on the 25th June 2012.    Small and medium enterprises know their business better than anyone, so expensive environmental consultants and programs are not necessary,...
the nasty truth about plastic
It takes one minute to use a plastic bag and throw it out, and then 1,000 years for it to break down in landfill. We've provided some information to get your thinking about how convenient plastic really is?     The Facts   100 billion plastic bags are used every day, and only...