The first step in developing a sustainability strategy that means something
  An increasing number of organisations are realising the importance of measuring environmental and social impacts of their business.   Maybe you are, too? Maybe you have already begun the process by conducting a carbon audit? If so, has this been useful to you? Or do you now have a...
What is impact measurement?
  It’s easy to see how measurement of the impacts of your business will give you information that enables you to look back to evaluate your progress. But it also helps you look forward for more effective planning and program management; motivates you to pay better attention to the social,...
When doing good is good for business
In this article, Hayley Morris discusses the concept that community investment or corporate philanthropy can and should be managed strategically in a way that aligns with corporate objectives, resulting in better outcomes for both the community and the organisation.    Recently I was...
What’s workforce got to do with it
It goes without saying that companies want to motivate their workers to be more efficient, more productive, and increase profitability. Happy employees are productive employees who take fewer sick days, will be more loyal, will be less likely to leave and in general will be a positive influence on...
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...