News Archive 2007
Dec 2007 - We made some progress...
It's the end of an extremely busy year for EcoSTEPS. We're pleased that our offerings as a Sustainability Partner have been so well received over the past few months. A wide range of new projects have been undertaken across all sectors including:
- major corporates such as Goodman International, Fuji-Xerox, Hassell & Ergon;
- state government agencies such as DECC-NSW & EPA-Victoria;
- local government such as Auburn, Blacktown, Leichhardt & Mosman;
- academia with TAFE Sydney Institute and ICVET
- various community, NFP and NGO groups, such as YHA, YWCA, Blue Mountains Coop.
Refer to our full client listing and case studies.
Nov 2007 - Govt of South Australia Environmental Panel
EcoSTEPS is delighted to be accepted for membership of the Professional Service Contractor Environmental Panel of the South Australian Dept of Transport, Energy & Infrastructure. This follows a competitive selection process in which EcoSTEPS showcased its particular expertise in Energy, Water & Waste projects.
Oct 2007 - EcoSTEPS Netletter service resumes
EcoSTEPS highly regarded monthly netletter services resumes after a sustainability sabbatical. Distributed to several thousand sustainability thought-leaders and practitioners in Australia and around the world. Click to read the latest EcoSTEPS Netletter
Sept 2007 - EcoSTEPS BMBA project wins!
EcoSTEPS is proud to have been involved over the past few years in the development and promotion of the Blue Mountains Business Advantage (BMBA) sustainability program for local businesses. We were delighted when the program was announced as the winner of the Gold Award for Sustainability at the 2007 Local Government Management Excellence Awards. www.bmba.com.au/news.asp?ID=39
Aug 2007 - EcoSTEPS a Business Services Winner
EcoSTEPS won the inaugural Blue Mountains Business Advantage Award for 'Business Services' for its services to local businesses in the Blue Mountains over the past two years. The Awards presentation was held at a gala eveing at the Peppers Fairmont Resort Leura, attended by over 200 finalists, staff and guests.
July 2007 - Goodman International success
EcoSTEPS is delighted to be selected as Goodman International's sustainability partner and consultant after a competitive EOI process. Goodman is a major international industrial and commercial property manager and an ASX Top 30 company. www.goodmanintl.com
May 2007 - 'Green is Good'
EcoSTEPS features in Sydney Morning Herald article on sustainable business practices. See http://businessnetwork.smh.com.au/articles/2007/04/23/29603.html
Apr 2007 - National Training Award Winner
EcoSTEPS announced as winner with Yarra Valley Water in the prestigious AITD (Aust Inst of Training & Development) Awards.
Mar 2007 - EPA Preferred Consultant
EcoSTEPS delighted to be included on EPA Victoria's Preferred Consultant Panel following a competitive selection process.