We are very pleased to announce a new addition to our team, Carla Vasconi who will establish a Balance Carbon Melbourne Office. Carla has extensive experience in assisting clients to navigate the complexities of sustainability policy and legislation and to turn compliance risks into business opportunities. Carla was recently a Manager at Ernst & Young…Details
Capturing, managing and analysing data across multiple campuses and locations is no small task – particularly if you’re relying on key personnel and spreadsheets. By implementing sustainability management software, Trellis, The University of South Australia is transforming its sustainability journey, saving thousands of dollars each year on internal administration alone. Based in South Australia, Uni…Details
From 01 April, approximately 11,000 of the UK’s largest companies will be required to report their global energy usage in financial reporting under the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting (SECR) regulations. The UK Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (DEFRA) states: This guidance includes changes which take effect from 1 April 2019. These…Details
dsquared Consulting ESD and sustainability consultants have published “The Journey to Becoming Carbon Neutral for a Small to Medium Enterprise” detailing their journey to reduce environmental impact within their office and become NCOS certified, including how the Trellis platform was used to support this process.
Trellis – Sustainability Faster, national launch at Melbourne Energy Efficiency & Sustainability in Local Government conference
We are pleased to be doing the national launch of Trellis – Sustainability Faster at the Energy Efficiency & Sustainability in Local Government conference in Melbourne, March 16th and 17th. https://www.criterionconferences.com/event/eelg/
Come and say hello to some of the team and see Trellis in action.
The Australian Government and the Carbon Market Institute are hosting a series of information sessions about the benefits of going certified carbon neutral under the National Carbon Offset Standard. Balance Carbon’s Helen McCarthy will be presenting on the journey with Charles Sturt University who became Australia’s first carbon neutral university earlier this year. These sessions…Details
About Charles Sturt University Charles Sturt University (“CSU”) was established in 1989 as a multi-campus institution and, over the past 25 years, has grown into a dynamic and progressive university well-known for its innovative approach to education and applied research. Going Carbon Neutral under the National Carbon Offset Standard Charles Sturt University are the first Australian…Details
As we settle into the new year it’s a great time to take a fresh look at your sustainability program to ensure it focuses on impacts and issues that are relevant to your organisation and helps to differentiate you from your peers. A key component of your review should be to understand how the Paris…Details
The South Australian Department for Environment and Water is now using the Trellis platform for tracking all of their energy use and carbon emissions reporting. The DEW staff newsletter notes that “[Trellis] is a flexible web-based platform that will enable DEW to better capture, analyse and report on its significant annual spend and emissions generated…Details
Partnership with the University of Queensland Geography and Environmental Management Student Society
Balance Carbon are delighted to announce in partnership with UQ GEMS, our Tier One sponsorship in 2016. It is an exciting year for both Balance Carbon and UQ GEMS and we look forward to an active and engaging year. Why we partnered UQ GEMS? We have a strong commitment to working with Universities and are…Details