Develop and Present a Sustainability Policy | My Assignment Tutor

Assessment Task 3: Develop and Present a Sustainability Policy 1.      Introduction of Business: Name, Address, Activities/ Products/ Services that you provide at your business. 2.      Why sustainability is important for your business: 3.      Specific areas/ function where sustainable practices are critical: Example: electricity Usage, water Usage, Reuse of recycle waste 4.      Key sustainability principles/ philosophy Conserving natural resources: Minimising waste and Pollution Reducing greenhouse gas emission Enhancing natural environment 5.      Policy goals and Objectives Long term goal: Example: To create vibrant and sustainable business. Objectives: What all things would you do for making your business sustainable and vibrant. 6.      Scope of policy Who all it applies to and what all areas would be covered in this policy All stakeholders impacting the performance of business directly or indirectly would be covered – Give Examples…. 7.      Key stakeholders and their roles and responsibilities All stakeholders related to business – Name them….. as per your business 8.      Relevant legislation and standards Equal employment opportunity Equity and diversity principles OHS Act 2010 Environment Protection & Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Comm)Clean Energy Act 2011 (Comm)Clean Energy Regulations 2011 (Comm)Energy Efficiency Opportunities Act 2006 (Comm)Energy Efficiency Opportunities Regulations 2006 (Comm)Environment Protection Act 1970 (Vic)National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Act 2007 (Comm)National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting Regulations 2008 (Comm)National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting (Measurement) Determination 2008 (Comm)Water Act 1989 (Vic)Water (Resource Management) Amendment Regulations 2012 (Vic) 9.      Industry Best practice The XXX Company is committed to ensuring compliance with environmental legislation relevant in all areas in which we operate. Management of direct environmental impacts The Group is committed to reducing direct environmental impacts through the implementation of the following practices: − Monitoring and reduction of our energy use and greenhouse gas emissions. − Investing in energy efficient technologies, where cost effective. − Monitoring and reduction of water usage, where possible. − Minimising waste through recycling and efficient use of resources. − Developing processes for assessing environmental impacts in our supply chain Ensuring the space we occupy is designed, occupied and operated with the objective of best practice environmental performance. 10.  Expected Outcomes 11.  Methods for implementation Consider: Transition period will commence following adoption of the policy, during which time the Executive Committee and Group Forum on Sustainability members are required to implement any actions required for their business unit to become compliant. Communicate through Meetings with Senior managers first, then delegate them responsibility to communicate it to other staff members. Emails to all stake holders Publish in your Newsletters


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