Tag Archives: carbon emissions

Uncorking economic, environmental benefits of wine on tap

Katherine Christ and Roger Burritt, Macquarie University New retail technology is set to change the environmental credibility of the wine industry. Reports from Canada and Australia both indicate that kegged wine on tap will help reduce the environmental footprint of the wine industry as well as improve profitability. Restaurants and bars can purchase their wine in bulk and sell an […]

Is the Accountancy profession past its use by date?

Who can say what will happen in 2061, 50 years hence? Scientists seem 100% certain Halley’s Comet whispered ‘I’ll be back’ when it last passed by the earth in 1986, before most people were born. But will the Accountancy profession be here to welcome it? Ask members of the profession, management of professional associations, academics, […]

SMEs change their business because of environmental concerns

The quarterly Sensis® Business Index in Australia has been tracking SME confidence and behaviour since February 1995. It surveys 1,800 metropolitan and regional SMEs from areas such as manufacturing, wholesale and retail trade, hospitality, construction, communication, property, business services, health, community services, cultural and recreational industries. The June 2011 Index reports that looking at environmental […]