Calling All Energy, Environment, QA, Carbon Talent: There’s A Seat On The Bus!

I recently attended a networking event where a lovely man introduced himself & asked, ”So Elizabeth, what do you do for work?” Whenever someone asks me this question & I respond with environmental, energy or carbon emissions management, they tilt their head to the side with interest. Fifteen years ago if I told someone what I did a look of “oh-good-god-don’t-let-me-get-stuck-with-her-all-night” would wash across their face & they’d start scanning the room for an escape route. My how times have [...]

Carbon Standard – ISO 14064 Greenhouse Gases System

Controlling carbon emissions for many organisations has become increasingly important, not only because of regulatory requirements but also because of the growing global awareness of the need for environmental protection & sustainability. Today organisations need to not only demonstrate their efforts to inventory, report & reduce GHG emissions, but they also need to assure the credibility of their claims. If an organisation publishes claims that are later discovered to be unreliable, it risks both financial & brand reputation damage. Not a [...]

National Greenhouse & Energy Reporting System (NGERS)

Given looming registration & reporting dates, I’m wondering how many Corporations are up-to-speed with their legal obligations in relation to the NGER Act. Part of me can’t help but think there are a few out there still scratching their heads. So I thought I’d summarise the more salient points from the Clean Energy Regulator website which might help Corporations assess if they need to report (see infographic below). But before I do, a quick word of encouragement to those who [...]