Models of Success and Sustainability (MOSS) is an Australian based NFP industry body for individuals, corporations, governments and not-for-profit organisations interested in Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability, founded in 2005 by Anne-Maree McInerney (formerly Huxley). It fosters innovation and responsible business practices globally through education, training, networking, tools and advice - driving sustainability, zero waste, innovation and competitive business success.
More recently we've also partnered with an array of investment groups to support sustainability innovation, business growth, the roll out of clean technology and the development of much needed infrastructure. So what are your needs?
The World Economic Forum suggests 80% of the US$3.2 trillion global consumer good sector is lost irrecoverably each year due to the current inefficient 'make, take, waste' model. How much is that worth to your business, community or economy?
If we are to successfully achieve the Sustainable Development Goals, limit the impacts of climate change, provide water, housing, food and energy security to a global population in excess of 7.2 billion that is forecast to be 9.6 billioin by 2050, then we need to consider the impact of the decisions we make today.
Our goal is to inspire visionary change in society, by providing the know how and tools to transition our world to a more regenerative, inclusive, zero waste economy. If you would like to lead your business and or community and learn how to embrace sustainability as a core component of strategy, operations and supply chain, then MOSS is here to help you innovate and prosper! Learn more...
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Learn - Grow - Prosper. Wether you are just starting out as a sustainability officer or are an industry veteran - MOSS is here to help you and your organisation grow and prosper as we transition to a low carbon, zero waste economy.
Learn from industry experts and your peers, discover best practice, even become a Sustainability Leader.
We provide a plethorea of benefits such as mentoring and 24/7access to our Members Only Resource Centre with >1000 reports, videos and podcasts to aid your business case and professional development. Resources to help you make the best decisions for your business.
For convenience and ease of navigation we've listed topics under the 4 key impact areas of Workplace, Marketplace, Community and Environment. We've also set up a separate library dedicated to the blue and circular economy. We aim to integrate the two later in the year, but for now, they are two separate resource centres.
The significant problems we face cannot be solved at the same level of thinking we were at when we created them, so join us to today to discover a world of opportunities to improve your economic, social and environmental performance, create jobs and build healthy vibrant sustainable businesses and communities - so there is enough for all, forever!
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When most people think about the environment or sustainability they think green - but for many it's considered too expensive and because of what is often a linear approach, green has proven to have many unintended negative consequences.
A new business modelthat focuses on systems integration, inspired by nature with zero waste that underpins a more sustainable approach to economic development has emerged. It's called theThe Blue Economyand its shaping a new way to do business.
The Blue Economyis creating jobs (millions of them), solving problems, teaching us to be more entrepreneurial and collaborative working with what we have, opening the door to innovation led by physics, inspired by nature - building on the green economy - but doing it in a systemic way, with new business models and innovation, where there is zero waste, multiple new revenue streams and multiple benefits including building capital in all it's forms. Through a systemic approach, standing on the shoulders of the Green Economy, the Blue Economy provides us the principles, methodologies, business models and technologies to deliver win:win solutions to a changing economic landscape in which resource depletion and social costs are untenable and unsustainable.
Its 100+ game changing innovations as presented to the Club of Rome, are set to generate 100 million new jobs in the next 10 years. These mostly disruptive and outcompeting models draw on the decennial works and the latest bodies of knowledge, research, experiments, and successful businesses of pioneering entrepreneurs, scientists and economists worldwide.
Whether you are an entrepreneur, manufacturer, miner, farmer, government, NGO, business advisor, sustainability consultant, small business or a multinational company - you need to know about the The Blue Economyto enable you to achieve your business goals in a way that reduces costs, builds resilience and generates value, whilst building capital in all it's forms.
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Seeing the rules of the game have changed - you will find both provide great support to achieve your economic, social and environmental goals.
We've spent a lot time searching for the worlds best tools as well as collaborating with industry experts to develop tools that will help transition organisations to a low carbon economy and produce more robust and profitable businesses. Tools that will help organisations measure and reduce your water, waste, resources and energy use. Tools that helps local governments and developers in the early stage of planning and design of precincts, buildings and associated infrastructure. Tools that help educate schools and local communities on sustainability and tackle the challenge of climate change. Tools that will help mainstream and embed sustainability and assist reporting. Even tertiary qualified mentoring programs to help disadvantaged youth and nationally accreditated Stakeholder Engagement programs. To learn more - call us today on 03 987 99886.
Join a discussion, workshop or webinar and explore thought leadership and specialist views on a raft of topics. Whether you want to understand how to Comunicate Sustainability or Build Resilience into your business, MOSS can assist you. Check out our events program here or talk to MOSS about designing a program specifically for your needs. Note MOSS is currently in hibernation planning a new range of resourses and courses to support individual and company growth, so don't dispair that there's not a large range of events currently posted. All will be revealed soon!
There's a plethorea of free resources available on our CSR and Sustainability Links page. Find out what others are doing in the world of CSR, ESG and Sustainable Development and much much more...or join and gain full access to our Member Resource Centre with hundreds of reports and programs to aid your business case, policies or program development to address areas of interest such as diversity, supply chain management, sustainable marketing and greenwashing, ethics, human rights management and much much more.
"The challenges we face with climate change are not challenges at all, but incredible opportunities. In fact, I believe it to be the greatest wealth creating opportunity of our generation as we move to a post-carbon economy." Jose-Maria Figueres, Businessman, Former President Costa Rica, and Chairman Carbon War Room.
Become a CSR leader
"If you want to build a business to last, you must take Corporate Social Responsibility seriously. Talented employees demand it, informed customers expect it, and longterm investors will require it. Embedded in the business, CSR can be a source of creativity and innovation, leading to new products and services, access to new or under-serviced markets, or even new business models."
If you want information about Careers in CSR and Sustainability - refer here.
The mainstreaming of the Circular Economy. Discover how Addidas and others are benefiting from the Circular Economy.
Pope urges citizens to keep politicians accountable and to save the planet from climate change. Pope Francis is the first pontiff that has placed environmental causes at the heart of his papacy, denouncing what he sees as a throwaway consumer culture and rampant, market-driven economies.
The European Union has hit its carbon-cutting targets six years early according to new data.
The New Plastics Economy: Rethinking the Future of Plastics. This ground breaking report provides a vision of a global economy in which plastics never become waste, and outlines concrete steps towards achieving the systemic shift needed.
Closed loop, cradle to cradle, next-gen recycling? No matter what you call it, companies are already jockeying for position in the trillion-dollar material reuse market.
Tackling climate change NOW could save $1.8 trillion. Tackling climate change is expensive. But not as expensive as doing nothing!
A global study by MIT Sloan Management Review suggest90 percent of executives think sustainability is essential, but only about half are addressing the most material sustainability issues they face. More...
Resource productivity (which is key to the Blue Economy) could meet up to 30% of the global demand for natural resources by 2030 if we have a resource revolution. Learn more...
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