Sustainable Transformation

Kiarne Treacy

In the Sustainable Transformation Podcast, we bring you honest conversations about the challenges and triumphs of sustainability transformations in business. Join us fortnightly as we unpack the ideas that drive change, decode the jargon and meet the visionary leaders reshaping their organisations for the better.

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South Pole | Why we must fund climate action
14-11-2023
South Pole | Why we must fund climate action
In this episode, Kiarne dives into some of the most commonly asked climate questions with Tara Oakley, the Head of Commercial - Oceania at South Pole. From breaking down the basics of scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions through to target setting and decarbonisation strategies, Tara provides the ultimate carbon crash course for anyone interested in sustainability in business.   Tara unpacks the nuances of carbon credits, offsetting, and discusses the growing movement away from the ‘carbon neutral’ claim. Plus, she addresses the recent media attention raising questions around the integrity of carbon projects. The pair share their views on the critical role the media plays in amplifying awareness of the climate crisis and holding organisations to account, coupled with the real risks associated with misinterpreting or sensationalising news.   Tara explains why businesses should take a holistic approach to driving decarbonisation and funding climate action. While the voluntary carbon market is going through an important evolution, she emphasises the importance of continuing to fund major climate projects that reduce and avoid emissions today. She touches on the types of projects your offset contributions are going towards and reminds us of the alarming disparities between the funds poured into the fossil fuel industry and climate action. Spoiler alert… It's not good news!   At a time when climate risk assessments and reporting are at the top of the agenda, Kiarne probes Tara on what it all means. They break down the upcoming regulations, who is impacted, and when we need to start taking action.   Whether you're responsible for sustainability in your business, responsible for the financial health of your business, or simply a curious individual, this conversation is essential listening along the way.           MENTIONS: Science Based Targets Initiative (SBTI) https://sciencebasedtargets.org/ The Climate Journey https://www.southpole.com/your-climate-journey Carbon Credits Explained https://www.southpole.com/blog/carbon-credits-explained Funding Climate Action https://www.southpole.com/news/south-pole-calls-for-businesses-to-align-around-new-future-proof-green-claim-funding-climate-action   LINKS: Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com South Pole’s profile on SustainabilityTracker.com Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial   CREDITS: Host: Kiarne Treacy Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Coles | Food waste, plastics and responsible sourcing, how the supermarket giant tackles it all
30-10-2023
Coles | Food waste, plastics and responsible sourcing, how the supermarket giant tackles it all
Coles is one of the most important retailers in the country, with 17 million transactions per week and a loyalty program that reaches 80% of Australians. So what role do they play in our transition to a sustainable future, and how are they tracking?   In a refreshingly candid conversation, Kiarne sits down with Bill Wall (Lead Sustainable Sourcing Manager - Seafood) and Caitlyn Richards (Group Sustainable Sourcing Manager - Strategic and Responsible Sourcing) to look at what has been achieved, what’s high on the priority list, and where to next for the large supermarket. We learn how Cole has expanded its sustainability teams and expertise in recent years and moved from a "sustainability strategy" to a "sustainable business strategy."  If food waste accounts for about 6% of global greenhouse gas emissions, and as Caitlyn points out, if we put food waste in the context of national emissions, it would be the third largest emitter in the world (source: Our World in Data). What role do supermarkets play in reducing waste from farm to store and at home on the pantry shelf?   Coles understands its responsibility to not only to offer their customers socially and environmentally sustainable options, but also to offer convenience and value seekers a choice. It is a delicate balance, which is even more complex due to the varying consumer knowledge of food and packaging consumption. Providing sustainable options and sharing knowledge with customers, while ensuring that customer needs lead the product offering, is a difficult task. Understanding how Coles makes this transition will offer listeners an eye-opening view of what it takes to lead the challenge. This is an episode NOT to be missed.   MENTIONS:   Coles Sustainability: https://www.coles.com.au/about/sustainability WWF Australia https://wwf.org.au/ FishWise: https://fishwise.org/ Planet Ark: https://planetark.org/ Second Bite: https://secondbite.org/ Coles home compostable coffee pod https://www.foodmag.com.au/coles-launches-own-brand-compostable-coffee-pods/       LINKS: Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial   CREDITS: Host: Kiarne Treacy Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Banksia Foundation | The longest running sustainability awards in the world
16-10-2023
Banksia Foundation | The longest running sustainability awards in the world
Join us for a fascinating and heartfelt chat with Graz Van Egmond, who has been CEO at the Banksia Foundation for over 25 years. The Banksia Foundation is the world’s longest running sustainability awards program and one of Australia’s most respected and sought after commendations.   Graz shares the history of the sustainability and ESG landscape from her unique vantage point, and how she has seen the sustainability movement evolve from being led predominantly by community groups, attempted by governments, and now being steadily driven by business and industry.   If companies have the largest footprint and consumers have the greatest power, Graz believes that a more sustainable future must be led by industry, and the Banksia Awards have recognised these companies for 35 years.   If you’ve ever considered nominating for a Banksia award, you won’t want to miss this chat. Graz shares how this program is so much more than just a trophy, it’s a valuable process that gives businesses and community groups of all sizes the opportunity to follow a rigorous framework to benchmark their work, improve over time and be recognised for their progress.   Applications are currently open for the 35th Banksia Awards, and if you need one more reason to have a go, every single applicant receives feedback from an expert panel of independent judges. The process is designed to be valuable, trophy or not.     MENTIONS: Banksia Foundation Sustainability Awards: https://banksiafdn.com/about-awards/ SDG Align https://tools.sdgalign.com.au/sign-in/banksia-foundation Planet Protector https://planetprotectorpackaging.com/ The Keeping Place https://thekeepingplace.com/ Busselton Jetty https://www.busseltonjetty.com.au/ Woolworths https://www.woolworths.com.au/     LINKS: Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial   CREDITS: Host: Kiarne Treacy Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
BabyLove | Can disposable nappies actually be designed more sustainably?
02-10-2023
BabyLove | Can disposable nappies actually be designed more sustainably?
Join us for an open conversation with Matthew Chester and Ruri Morris from Unicharm Australasia. In this episode, Kiarne delves into their flagship nappy brand BabyLove and uncovers the realities of tackling sustainability in a business that specialises in single-use products.   With landfill an obvious agenda item, the trio goes on to discuss how BabyLove is addressing their entire product lifecycle,  from responsible extraction of raw materials, designing for reduced waste, smarter packaging, powering with renewables and importantly, the health and wellbeing of the customer.   They talk about what’s involved in building a company-wide sustainability strategy for a global giant, and share insights into the perks of adopting and sharing local best practices with their international counterparts.   In a frank discussion centred around consumer perception vs true sustainable alternatives, they unpack the facts about biodegradable nappies, recycling and soft plastics. Plus, find out why BabyLove's early attempts at an eco-nappy in 2007 didn’t take off, and why now is the right time to transform the industry.     MENTIONS:   Unicharm Sustainability: https://www.sustainabilitytracker.com/brand/unicharm-australasia/ BabyLove Sustainability: https://www.sustainabilitytracker.com/brand/babylove/ National Plastics Recycling Scheme (NPRS): https://www.afgc.org.au/industry-resources/national-plastics-recycling-scheme Australian Packaging Covenant Organisations (APCO) https://apco.org.au/ Beyond by Baby Love: https://www.sustainabilitytracker.com/product/4763-beyond-by-babylove/ Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC): https://www.sustainabilitytracker.com/brand/pefc/ United Nations Sustainability Goals https://www.sustainabilitytracker.com/sdg/     LINKS:   Learn more about Unicharm Sustainability Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial     CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Xero | Your accountant could soon be managing carbon reporting along with your tax
18-09-2023
Xero | Your accountant could soon be managing carbon reporting along with your tax
In this episode, Kiarne chats with Doctor Tamara Somers, the director of Sustainability and ESG at Xero. Tamara shares the fascinating career journey that led her to a leadership role at Xero, and how that role has evolved since joining the NZ-born software giant in 2021. Tamara unveils the unique responsibility that Xero bears when it comes to sustainability. Xero doesn't just focus on managing their own operational impact, but also plays a crucial role in supporting small businesses with sustainability initiatives, carbon accounting, and environmental reporting. We unpack the surprising ways that financial data is intrinsically linked to carbon accounting, what that means for Xero customers, and what the accountant’s role could look like in the future (Spoiler alert, looks like carbon reporting is headed straight for the finance team). Plus, Tamara shares some thought-provoking ideas for the 70% of Xero small business customers who want to become more sustainable but don’t know where to start.   VALID UNTIL 6th October 2023 Hear how you could be eligible for a grant through the Xero Beautiful Business fund. True to their promise of making life better for small businesses, Xero has announced $750,000NZD in grants to fund innovation, sustainability and community initiatives. Listen to learn more about the fund, who is eligible, and details on how to apply!                                 MENTIONS: Sustainability Hub by Xero: https://www.xero.com/au/sustainability/ Cogo App: https://www.cogo.co/ Sumday App: https://www.sumday.io/ Business Beautiful Fund:  https://www.xero.com/au/events/xero-beautiful-business-fund/   LINKS: Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial   CREDITS: Host: Kiarne Treacy Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Country Road | Part 2 - Transforming an iconic Aussie brand into a sustainable fashion leader
11-09-2023
Country Road | Part 2 - Transforming an iconic Aussie brand into a sustainable fashion leader
We continue our chat with Elle Roseby, MD at Country Road, and hear some surprising ways that sustainability is being considered in every aspect of business at Country Road as part of their vision to be a world-leading lifestyle brand.    From cleverly re-purposing broken stock to building five-star green-star retail stores, Country Road is thinking beyond the garments and innovating at every customer touch-point and all the way through the supply chain.   Elle speaks passionately about social impact, including how acknowledging, understanding and supporting First Nations communities is a critical element of their proud Australian heritage, as well as the Climate Fund developed by Country Road to invest in climate solutions in the fashion industry and support grassroots projects.   This episode shows that even the most established businesses can revolutionise their organisation by tackling issues one step at a time, prioritising progress over perfection, and being proud of the small wins along the way.   You won’t want to miss a single second!                                                               MENTIONS:   Green Star | Green Building Council of Australia: https://new.gbca.org.au/green-star/exploring-green-star/  5 Star Green Star interior certified Country Road store at Chadstone https://www.countryroad.com.au/our-impact-partnerships-green-building-council/ Arnsdorf: https://arnsdorf.com.au/pages/purpose Country Road Climate Fund https://www.countryroad.com.au/climatefund/ Mud to Marle Project: https://fullcirclefibres.com/latest-news/mud-to-marle-project-country-road-climate-fund/ ACCC Guidelines: https://www.accc.gov.au/consumers/advertising-and-promotions/environmental-and-sustainability-claims Country Road Supporting Reconciliation https://www.countryroad.com.au/our-impact-partnerships-supporting-reconciliation/     LINKS:   Learn more about Country Road Sustainability Follow Country Road Group on LinkedIn   Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok   Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial     CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Editor: Eddie Bye Executive Producer: Eddie Bye       Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au   Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Country Road | Part 1 - Transforming an iconic Aussie brand into a sustainable fashion leader
04-09-2023
Country Road | Part 1 - Transforming an iconic Aussie brand into a sustainable fashion leader
In this absolute must-listen episode, Kiarne talks to Elle Roseby, the Managing Director of Country Road, whose decades-long career has encountered the many changing faces of sustainability in fashion. Elle generously shares how Country Road has embedded sustainability into their DNA by empowering people, embracing traceability, prioritising raw materiality and innovating sustainably in every element of the business.   Elle unpacks the complexities of true traceability and how Country Road works with  Oritain to conduct DNA testing, ensuring transparency from material to garment. Hear how Country Road experienced a $2million setback to stay true to their values, and how absolute integrity remains the central ethos of this Australian Giant.   From embracing Australian-made and grown garments and investing in innovation to tackling daily challenges like poly bag waste, Elle is incredibly candid in sharing ideas that will inspire transformation in almost any industry.   Tune in for part one of this inspiring conversation with Elle Roseby, and take lessons from an Aussie icon leading the way. We’ll be back next week with part two.                                                                               MENTIONS:   Country Road Sustainability: https://www.countryroadgroup.com.au/sustainability FSC Timber: https://anz.fsc.org/what-is-fsc ACCC on greenwashing: https://www.accc.gov.au/about-us/publications/greenwashing-by-businesses-in-australia-findings-of-acccs-internet-sweep Orotain: https://oritain.com/  Green Star | Green Building Council of Australia: https://new.gbca.org.au/green-star/exploring-green-star/ Naomi Milgrim https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naomi_Milgrom Mary Portas https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mary_Portas Nigel Austin https://www.forbes.com/profile/nigel-austin/?sh=6af5a79c4d36 Myer https://www.myer.com.au/content/about-us-myer Cherry Lane https://www.cherrylaneaustralia.com.au/pages/about Sportsgirl https://www.sportsgirl.com.au/about-us   LINKS:   Learn more about Country Road Sustainability Follow Country Road Group on LinkedIn   Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok   Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial     CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Editor: Eddie Bye Executive Producer: Eddie Bye   Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Teh & Co | Why earning a social licence to operate is critical to long term business resilience.
21-08-2023
Teh & Co | Why earning a social licence to operate is critical to long term business resilience.
In this episode, Kiarne dives into a thought-provoking chat with Katherine Teh, the Founder and Director of Teh & Co. With over thirty years of experience advising global business leaders, Katherine shares her insights on the critical intersection between anticipating societal expectations and maintaining a social licence to operate.   Katherine explains how integrating Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) considerations into the broader business strategy can shape an organisation's culture,  and how businesses must look beyond legal and regulatory boundaries when planning for the future.    Through relatable, real-world examples Katherine shares stories of businesses who have leveraged their social licence to thrive and others who have suffered the consequences of neglect. She also  illustrates how embedding societal expectations deeply into an organisation’s construct can act as a protective shield against competitors.    From corporate governance to culture and candy to coal mines, Katherine shares the importance of looking forward rather than back when it comes to building long term businesses sustainability.   This episode is essential listening for all businesses leaders, emerging leaders and those who play a role in growing or protecting their business into the future.     MENTIONS:   Podcast episode with Christy Ditchburn from Telstra: https://podcasts.apple.com/au/podcast/telstra-exploring-social-responsibility-and-digital/id1691823988?i=1000618377996    The Sugar Industry can become advocates to reduce harm: https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/sugar-industry-can-become-advocates-reduce-harm-katherine-teh/?trackingId=U%2B62blsnTw2WeoCDNaGNqA%3D%3D    The Bruntland Report on Sustainable Development https://www.are.admin.ch/are/en/home/media/publications/sustainable-development/brundtland-report.html  LINKS:   Follow Katherine and Teh&Co on Facebook and LinkedIn Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com  Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Editor: Eddie Bye Executive Producer: Eddie Bye   Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Chatham Homes | Balancing sustainability, affordability, and health in home construction. Can it be done?
07-08-2023
Chatham Homes | Balancing sustainability, affordability, and health in home construction. Can it be done?
In this episode, Kiarne chats with Bradley Hall, the owner and Managing Director of Chatham Homes, a Melbourne-based boutique home builder and builder of the first  Green Star 'as-built' certified home in Australia.   Bradley shares his insights on the current state of the residential construction industry in Australia and where we’re at when it comes to building sustainable and healthy homes. He delves into the crucial question of who should be responsible for the costs of implementing sustainable practices and whether or not we’re ready to pay for it.   In this unfiltered discussion, Bradley openly addresses the areas where the construction industry has been lagging behind and shares his concerns about the long-lasting impacts the pandemic has had on residential builders and what that means for the quality of our homes.     Plus, hear Bradley's personal journey in acquiring Chatham Homes, his ambitions to transform the boutique builder into a company that puts sustainability, resilience, and health first in their new homes and the challenges of balancing that with profitability.     MENTIONS:   Green Building Council Australia (GBCA) & Green Star: https://new.gbca.org.au/      The Nationwide House Energy Rating Scheme (NatHERS)  https://www.nathers.gov.au/    Passive House Certification https://passivehouse-international.org/index.php?page_id=183    Building Biology  https://www.buildingbiology.com.au/    What you need to know about Off-gassing https://www.architecturaldigest.com/story/what-is-off-gassing    Core Projects https://www.coreprojects.com.au/    Crystal Group https://www.crystalgroup.com.au/    LINKS:   Learn more about Chatham Homes Sustainability  Follow Chatham Homes on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn   Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com  Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok   Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial   CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Editor: Eddie Bye Executive Producer: Eddie Bye       Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au   Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Underworks | Tackling sustainability from top-to-toe with founder Sam Todaro
24-07-2023
Underworks | Tackling sustainability from top-to-toe with founder Sam Todaro
In this episode, Kiarne chats with Sam Todaro, the Founder and Managing Director of Underworks and unpacks the multiple pillars of sustainability that need to be addressed in manufacturing and retail. Sam talks about the moment he knew sustainability was the most important next challenge and the ways in which sustainability is addressed at Underworks.   Sam shares the importance of maintaining the integrity and price point of products that customers know and love,  whilst innovating with more sustainable fibres, removing plastics and improving recyclability across the board. Plus we hear how even a sock company can use its position of privilege to make a positive social impact through the I Give A Sock initiative.                                                                MENTIONS:   Planet Ark https://planetark.org/    Plastic free hooks https://www.sustainabilitytracker.com/product/2793-organic-bamboo-socks/    Upparel Sock Recycling https://upparel.com.au/product/textile-recycling-collection-underworks/    I GIVE A SOCK  https://underworks.com.au/i-give-a-sock    WWF Australia https://wwf.org.au/     LINKS:   Learn more about Underworks Sustainability Follow Underworks on Facebook, and Instagram    Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com  Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok   Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial   CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Editor: Eddie Bye Executive Producer: Eddie Bye       Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au   Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Energy Locals | Green, clean, renewable…what does it all mean?
10-07-2023
Energy Locals | Green, clean, renewable…what does it all mean?
In this episode, Kiarne chats with Adrian Merrick, the founder and CEO of Energy Locals. Adrian dives into Energy Local's focus on renewable and local energy, unpacks the meaning of clean and green energy, offers practical sustainability (and money saving!) tips for businesses, delves into the world of electric vehicles, and challenges the validity of gas shortage claims recently made by major energy providers in Australia.    Adrian shares how Energy Locals sets itself apart from the average energy company because they ‘don’t screw customers’, and shares his tips on how to spot the good guys when choosing an energy provider.      MENTIONS:   Energy Locals Projects: https://energylocals.com.au/projects/    GreenPower: https://energylocals.com.au/about-us/greenpower/ https://www.greenpower.gov.au/get-greenpower/    Confusion over Australia's electric vehicle taxes as experts call for reform: https://www.abc.net.au/news/2023-02-19/electric-vehicles-evs-technology-cars-taxes-victoria/101985392    South Australia’s Virtual Power Plant: https://www.tesla.com/en_au/sa-virtual-power-plant  LINKS:   Learn more about Energy Locals Sustainability  Follow Energy Locals on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn   Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com  Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok   Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Producer: Eddie Bye Editor: Eddie Bye     Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au   Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Telstra | Exploring social responsibility and digital inclusion with an Australian giant
26-06-2023
Telstra | Exploring social responsibility and digital inclusion with an Australian giant
Kiarne chats with Christy Ditchburn, the Sustainability Principle for Social Impact at Telstra. From identifying modern slavery risks in the supply chain to digital inclusion, working with first nations communities, to dealing with a cost-of-living crisis. Hear from Christy on how Telstra is innovating to support communities and taking action for social impact.                                                                MENTIONS:   Telstra Community & Environment: https://www.telstra.com.au/aboutus/community-environment    Telstra Human Rights & Modern Slavery Statement Act 2022: https://exchange.telstra.com.au/wp-content/uploads/2022/09/Telstra_Human_Rights_Modern_slavery_Act_Statement-2022-accessible.pdf    50 million people in modern slavery: UN report: https://www.un.org/en/delegate/50-million-people-modern-slavery-un-report    Telstra Digital Inclusion: https://exchange.telstra.com.au/digital-inclusion/    Tech Savvy Seniors: https://www.telstra.com.au/tech-savvy-seniors    Belong, Australia’s first carbon neutral telco https://www.belong.com.au/    Telco Together Foundation https://www.telcotogether.org/    LINKS:   Learn more about Telstra Sustainability Follow Telstra on Facebook, Instagram and LinkedIn   Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com  Learn more about The Sustainable Transformation Podcast Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok   Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial   CREDITS:   Host: Kiarne Treacy Producer: Eddie Bye Editor: Eddie Bye     Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au   Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
Bared Footwear | Walking the talk, implementing true sustainable innovation in fashion
09-06-2023
Bared Footwear | Walking the talk, implementing true sustainable innovation in fashion
Bared Footwear, Australia's first B Corp certified footwear brand, founded by Anna Baird, has been operating for fifteen years with a strong emphasis on sustainability. Renowned for their meticulous quality and fashion-forward styles infused with comfort, Bared Footwear has made significant strides towards reducing their environmental impact. From exploring innovative materials and technologies such as B.plantfoam™ and MIRUM® for shoe production to finding solutions for packaging waste, Kiarne chats with Anna about the various initiatives Bared Footwear is undertaking to pave the way for a more sustainable future in the shoe industry.     MENTIONS   Save Our Soles https://www.saveoursoles.co/    B CORP Certification https://www.bcorporation.net/en-us/certification/    B.plantfoam™ https://baredfootwear.com/au/articles/get-to-know-b-plantfoam-™    MIRUM® Plant-Based Material Sneakers https://www.sustainabilitytracker.com/product/23736-caracara-cloud-mirum-plant-based-material-sneakers/    Forest Stewardship Council https://fsc.org/en  LINKS   Learn more about Bared Footwear sustainability  Follow Bared footwear on Instagram and TikTok.   Learn more about SustainabilityTracker.com  Follow The Sustainable Choice Group on LinkedIn, Instagram, and TikTok   Follow Nova Podcasts on Instagram for videos from the podcast and behind the scenes content – @novapodcastsofficial CREDITS   Host: Kiarne Treacy Editor: Eddie Bye Executive Producer: Eddie Bye     Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au   Nova Entertainment acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land on which we produced this podcast, the Wurundjeri People of the Kulin Nation.   See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.