Corporate social responsibility
Employee Volunteer Programs – the good, the bad & the ugly

Employee Volunteer Programs – the good, the bad & the ugly

There is no doubt we are still operating in a stressed economic environment. So what do you do to help your business stay ahead of the pack? Quite a few organisations have turned to developing an Employee Volunteer Program. That is giving your employees time off...
Thankyou for safe water

Thankyou for safe water

I recently listened to an inspiring podcast with Thankyou Group founder Dan Flynn. Six years ago as a 19 year old university student, Dan was appalled to read that 900 million people had no access to safe water. He was equally angered by the idiocy of bottled water in...
Save trees, paper & money

Save trees, paper & money

Save trees, paper & money! Some interesting paper facts.. Each year, the average Australian office worker uses a staggering 10,000 sheets of A4 paper, most of which comes from native forests It takes 24 trees to create just one tonne of virgin office paper Each...
Recycling – is your workplace getting it right?

Recycling – is your workplace getting it right?

Firstly the good news! When it comes to disposing of our everyday household recyclables such as paper, cardboard & plastic bottles, more than 90 percent of Australians are getting it right. However, when it comes to recycling e-waste items such as printer...
Kickstart your morning with the perfect (and sustainable) cuppa

Kickstart your morning with the perfect (and sustainable) cuppa

Those who know me will know I enjoy a good strong coffee (or two!). A number of years ago, I watched a thought provoking documentary on the ABC called Black Coffee, which traced the unique & volatile history of this irresistible bean. As the second most traded...