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Sustainability Leadership by Accord

5 minute read In this article, I’m highlighting an example of progressive sustainability leadership by one of Australia’s key industry associations. Based in Sydney, Accord is the association for the hygiene, personal care and specialty products sector. This covers a vast array of everyday consumer goods, such as cosmetics, toiletries, household cleaning products. The association [...]

2021-09-29T05:53:47+10:00September 29th, 2021|Associations, Climate change, Sustainability|Comments Off on Sustainability Leadership by Accord

Inspiring real action – Associations acting for sustainability – Part 1

My recent article on opportunities for associations highlights the key role they can play in cutting emissions and reducing impact of climate change. Now I’ve identified actions taken by Australian associations – large and small. The series is designed to inspire and cajole all associations to lift their game with real actions for clear impact, now. Readers [...]

2021-09-29T05:59:00+10:00September 23rd, 2021|Associations, Climate Action, Sustainability|0 Comments

Climate change – What can associations do?

Word is spreading. Associations are looking at ways to extend their policies and programs to address climate change. Associations are having to consider implications for their strategic plans, services, budgets, infrastructure and financial assets, and their members. They must also be forecasting and assessing risks for their members and sector in the immediate and longer term. All [...]

2021-06-30T07:31:38+10:00June 30th, 2021|Associations, Climate change|0 Comments

Professional Alliances vs Sector Associations. Splinters or unity?

When associations are not taking the lead, there are instances of alliances forming to fill their place and possibly become rivals. In the case of addressing climate change and emissions, there is now a growing number of splinter alliances, with concerned individuals banding together offering a voice, planning, communications and assistance programs. In these times [...]

2020-12-15T06:55:24+10:00December 15th, 2020|Associations, Climate Action, Climate change|0 Comments

Associations – Opportunities and Director Responsibilities with Climate Change

A quiet evolution is underway in association board rooms around Australia. An increasing number of associations are recognising the impacts of climate change, and the challenges and opportunities for their members in reducing emissions and risks. Some are being pushed by their members, some by member splinter groups, and others informed by competitors or [...]

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