MEET OUR TEAM
Sustainable Business Australia (SBA) joined the Banksia Foundation in 2013 as a Foundation Partner for a combined business action voice on sustainability.
Since uniting with SBA in 2013, we’ve seen the mutual expansion of business, government and NGO networks. SBA have helped Banksia showcase and stimulate cutting edge, world class corporate practice in sustainability whilst SBA has been able to help reinforce Australian businesses to foster economic development in harmony with environmental preservation and social development.
SBA’s CEO Andrew Petersen said that “This relationship provides leading organisations with a platform for high-level discussions and initiatives to support their efforts to develop and share cutting-edge approaches, exchange ideas and find business partners to progress their sustainability objectives.”
SBA will work with the Banksia Foundation on a program of activities this year as part of Sustainable Development 2015 (SD2015).
EY is driven by a purpose-led transformation to help deliver on our global goal to build a better working world. Being proud supporters of the Banksia Awards enables us to more effectively move the sustainability agenda forward in the communities in which we operate.
What we do
EY is a global leader in assurance, tax, transaction and advisory services. Our dedicated but multidisciplinary team of sustainability, climate change and environment, health and safety specialists, assists businesses as they seek to move their sustainability agenda forward.
Our areas of focus include:
Climate change and energy – including carbon and energy audit, energy management, carbon strategy and policy advisory.
Sustainability assurance and advisory – including development of strategy and non-financial reporting, audit, benchmarking, sustainability strategy, supply chain, human rights and capacity building.
Social impact advisory – including strategy and program design, evaluation and measurement and Social Return on Investment (SROI).
Health, safety and environment – including audit, management systems, assurance and reporting frameworks, environmental performance, waste and resource efficiency.
Our team includes registered National Greenhouse and Energy Reporting System auditors, Certified Sustainability Assurance Practitioners, Accredited Practitioners with The SROI Network and RABQSA accredited auditors for ISO 14001 and AS/NZD 4801.
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Currie Communications is excited to join the Banksia Foundation as its Corporate Communications partner. We consider ourselves fortunate to work with clients who share our passion for sustainability, and the leaders who change things for the better. The company we keep and the work we do has led to us becoming Australia’s first PR firm to be a certified B Corporation. We’re using the power of business for good. We’re looking forward to partnering with the Banksia Foundation so together we can empower organisations to create robust economies and vibrant communities, while sustaining the ecosystems upon which we depend.