"The global market for Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) is now approximately €5trillion. SRI in Australia grew by 46% during the period 2006-07."
Social Investment Forum, RIAA,
SIO, Eurosif, SIF-Japan
"Buildings account for 40% of the world’s energy use. At today’s energy prices, building energy efficiency investments of US$ 150 billion annually (on average) will reduce related energy use and corresponding carbon footprints by 40% with discounted paybacks of five years or less."
Energy Efficiency in Buildings 2009, WBCSD
Sustainability Challenge International (SCI) works collaboratively with a group of skilled professionals and partner organisations to develop, distribute and deliver the unique Sustainability Challenge. SCI’s team of experienced consultants have developed a wide range of successful tools used in businesses and government for diagnostics, development and strategy.
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The Sustainability Challenge has been developed in Association with MOSS. MOSS and its members have guided and developed content as well as provided peer review of content for the Sustainability Challenge.
Models of Success and Sustainability (MOSS) www.moss.org.au is Australia's industry body for individuals, corporations, governments and not-for-profit organisations interested in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability. Seeded as an initiative of Australia's Inaugural CSR Summit in 2005, MOSS was developed in consultation with key Australian stakeholders to foster responsible business and aid the professional development of CSR and sustainability practioners as well as senior management teams. MOSS supports Australian business through education, training, networking advice to drive sustainability competitive business success.
The National Centre for Sustainability is the Academic Partner of Sustainability Challenge International. They provide rigorous academic ratification of all materials included in the Sustainability Challenge.
The NCS at Swinburne University of Technology is a specialist collaboration of several tertiary educational institutions bringing together a dedicated network of individuals to further develop and promote sustainability concepts and education. NCS provides educational leadership in sustainability and works in partnership with industry, government and community to undertake program delivery, resource development, project work and applied research to support the development of sustainable practices in business, government and the community.
Bakers has the world's largest and longest established climate change legal practice across its 70 offices in 37 jurisdictions. It acts for sovereign States, multilateral agencies and both public and private
enterprises as well as selected NGOs.