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World Environment Awards Close 14 May
As Kevin Rudd continues to abandon much of the policy he championed as Prime Minister including his commitment to address climate change, the opportunity is now in our hands to take action.  And for those who have aready shown leadership and developed strong policy and programs, here's your chance to be recognised.

Nominations are now open for the UN World Environment Day Awards.  The World Environment Day Awards is a national awards program which recognises businesses, local governments, individuals, community organisations, schools and the media whose work serves to protect, manage or restore the environment.  

There are 12 categories For complete guidelines, entry criteria and nomination forms, please visit www.unaavictoria.org.au

MOSS Aids industry reporting
It's great to see so many organisations now in their 10th year of reporting. For some however, they are still trying to work out where to get started. In an effort to aid already established organisations and those just starting out to collect, view, benchmark and report their CSR or triple bottom line metrics and knowledge, MOSS in association with Vision CSR are in the midst of putting the finishing touches to a new software tool that will provide business intelligence for CSR/ESG.   If you or your organisation might be interested in participating in our pilot, please give us a call on 03 987 99 886 / 0419 798 104 or email us at info@moss.org.au for more information.

Tradeslot join forces with EcoView
In light of the recent Government announcements regarding the CPRS, we are delighted to announce some good news for the Australian carbon management industry. EcoView Technologies and Tradeslot have launched Australia's only end-to-end carbon management solution, specifically focusing on emission intensive organisations. EcoView Technologies will bundle the award winning carbon footprint and abatement measurement capabilities of CarbonView with Carbon Navigator's carbon trading and forecasting capabilities to offer clients a total solution that addresses the needs of today as well as preparing organisations for the future - a future that includes a "Carbon Price".  The combined solution will be initially available to Australian companies, with a view to rolling this out to other regions over time.  For more information refer http://www.carbonnavigator.com/

Note Kevin 07 - this is how you build a green economy.  SME's in Australia developing technologies for the world.  Congrats Jesco and the team at Tradeslot!  Congrats also to CSR Vision for their vision to fill a gap in the market for companies taking a leadership role taking voluntary action to measure, report and manage their trip bottom line.

Property Leadership Forum May 13 has something for everyone
Australian property companies have been recognized as world leaders for their sustainability programs, according to a recent study by Maastricht University, but what's next for the industry and how will it continue to forge ahead? Optimizing Sustainability Performance, to be held in Sydney on 13th May is an independent forum of world-class sustainable property leaders coming together to harness their collective expertise and innovation. Carefully facilitated, the event will deliver tangible outcomes that will inspire and inform delegates, elevating the way that commercial property managers do business in Australia today.
Download the brochure here.

About MOSS: Models of Success and Sustainability (MOSS) is an Australian based not for profit industry body for Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability. For more than a decade, MOSS has provided innovation, education, training tools and advice to drive sustainability and competitive business success. Now the final piece of the puzzle has been brought to the table of project funding - so the trio of innovation, education and investment is now available to transition society to a low carbon future. For more information refer: www.moss.org.au

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