20
Oct 15

Indigenous Procurement: Delivering Social Impact Through Purchasing

Our purchasing decisions influence the way that supply chains develop. Seeking the lowest price at all costs can result in supply chains with layers of hidden costs through damage to the environment and to the communities involved in that supply chain. However, there are great examples where buyers have changed supply chains in order to deliver … Continue reading Indigenous Procurement: Delivering Social Impact Through Purchasing

08
May 15

Case Study: Canada’s Biodiversity Offset

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Australian and international public opinion is becoming increasingly aware of the environmental impacts of commercial land use. Correspondingly, developers are making growing efforts to demonstrate their commitment to alleviating environmental pressure. There is little doubt that ‘green’ developers reap vital PR benefits in today’s publicly scrutinised resources sector. As State and Federal law makers move … Continue reading Case Study: Canada’s Biodiversity Offset

27
Apr 15

‘Broader and Deeper Application of Biodiversity Offsetting’ On the Way

Significant change to biodiversity offsetting regulations is undoubtedly on the way – but what exactly these changes will entail still remains unclear. Late last year, the NSW Independent Biodiversity Legislation Review Panel made a total of 43 recommendations in its report. The Coalition government had pledged to adopt all 43 should they be re-elected, just … Continue reading ‘Broader and Deeper Application of Biodiversity Offsetting’ On the Way