The Association for Sustainability
in Business Inc is a non government, not-for-profit organisation
(IA 38885). The Association provides a forum for our member
communities, to examine and discuss challenges to improving our sustainability and understanding the key
factors that determine sustainable outcomes.
The Association offers members access
to practical solutions and strategies that will assist the
development of sustainable practice.
Membership of The Association does not
attract fees or charges and presently consists of the following
Liveable Cities - Built
Environment - Healthy Cities
Waste Management - Recycling
Natural Resources - Renewable
Population Growth - Food
One of the biggest challenges to
improving sustainability is understanding the key factors that
determine sustainable outcomes.
The Federal Government's "Measuring
Sustainability Program" involves the establishment of a set of
sustainability indicators that can be used to better inform
The Government will work with key data
agencies such as the Australian Bureau of Statistics, with data
to be regularly released at national, state and where available
The CSIRO identified sustainability
challenges in rural and regional communities and said "they are
facing a range of social, economic and environmental
sustainability challenges. Climate change, population shifts,
the effect of global markets, and other pressures will all
impact on the vitality and potential of regional communities.
In many regions, the future is
uncertain and cannot be tackled using past planning approaches.
Strategies need to be flexible and adaptable to allow for
uncertain outcomes while ensuring economic viability, stable
populations, and provision of resources for the future."
Benson, Director, EngageForGood VIC
Gitanjali Bedi, Program Manager, Swinburne University of
Chloe Millar, Deputy Chair, ISEPICH
Inner SE Partnership In Community & Health, VIC
Renard Siew, UNSW, School of Civil and
Environmental Engineering, NSW