Balance Carbon CEO Matthew Shorten is today presenting at the National Sustainability in Business Conference 2018. The presentation will cover traits of the new economy and Balance Carbon’s transitional journey from consultancy to a business model based around our software-as-a-service product Trellis.
Climate Change Services Australia has announced the roster of guest speakers and panelists at the Prosperity in a Changing Climate symposium to be held in Adelaide this week, 23 – 24 November.
Balance Carbon’s Matthew Shorten will join a panel to discuss entrepreneurship in the climate change services sector on Thursday afternoon.
Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS) has announced the roster of guest speakers presenting at the interactive “Towards Carbon Neutrality” workshop to be held in Melbourne from 14 – 15 August. Balance Carbon’s Matthew Shorten will join University of Tasmania’s Carmen Primo Perez and Senior Analyst for Wellington City Council Tom Pettit in a discussion of…Details
In the policy vacuum of carbon policy that is Australia in 2017, increasingly businesses are looking to reduce their environmental impact without waiting for Federal Government leadership on this issue. Going carbon neutral is a popular choice, whereby a business calculates the emissions associated with its operations, reduces these where possible and then purchases carbon…Details
Capturing, managing and analysing data across multiple campuses and locations is no small task – particularly if you’re relying on key personnel and spreadsheets. By implementing sustainability management software, Trellis, The University of South Australia is transforming its sustainability journey, saving thousands of dollars each year on internal administration alone. Based in South Australia, Uni…Details
The Department of the Environment and Energy has recently released drafts of the new National Carbon Offset Standards for Buildings and Precincts and is seeking comments until 10 February 2017. The new draft standards “set rules for measuring, reducing, offsetting and reporting emissions required to make carbon neutral claims for building and precinct operations.” Download the…Details
In April 2016 Balance Carbon announced our sponsorship of the University of Queensland’s Geography and Environmental Management Society (“UQ GEMS”). With UQ students currently sitting their end of year exams we reflect on our year with UQ GEMS. Lead by a passionate and dedicated executive, UQ GEMS has set about engaging students studying either degree…Details
Balance Carbon has extended on its proud history of membership with the Australian Campuses Towards Sustainability (“ACTS”) with its sponsorship of the 2016 Annual Conference. Under the headline of “Connect – Ignite – Renew” Balance Carbon were both an active conference participant and inspired attendee at this year’s conference.Balance Carbon’s Helen McCarthy presented in conjunction…Details
About Charles Sturt University Charles Sturt University (“CSU”) was established in 1989 as a multi-campus institution and, over the past 25 years, has grown into a dynamic and progressive university well-known for its innovative approach to education and applied research. Going Carbon Neutral under the National Carbon Offset Standard Charles Sturt University are the first Australian…Details
Balance Carbon Managing Director Matthew Shorten has been selected to sit on the expert judging panel convened for the “International Adelaide to Zero Challenge” Low Carbon Entrepreneur Prize. The Adelaide to Zero Carbon Challenge site describes the initiative as “a new program to seek ideas and innovative solutions from South Australia and around the world that can…Details