Getting Momentum on Sustainability. Steve Lee United Group Limited. Getting Momentum with Sustainability. Steve Lee Group Manager HSSE. Getting momentum…. Big city lights…. Influences…. Risk: Climate Change. No Action Reasonable Action Substantial Effective Action Radical Action.
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Getting Momentum on Sustainability
Steve LeeUnited Group Limited
Getting Momentum with Sustainability
Group Manager HSSE
To meet the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs."
United Nations World Commission On Environment & Development
Improving operating efficiencies
Reducing the company carbon (ecological) footprint i.e. reduce use of energy, materials, water, waste
Why integrate sustainability into the business?
In the context of the businesses we are involved with…
0.50 PJ energy
(=125,000 T CO2 )
0.35 PJ energy
0.10 PJ energy
Reduce Australia’s GHG emissions by 60% by 2050
Direct effects of a Price of Carbon
Indirect effects of a Price of Carbon
Carbon Management Strategy
Some steps to take a reasonable response in assessing the risks and opportunities and developing a carbon management strategy:
Working Group established - June 2007
Energy assessment data for UGL operations – Nov 2007
UGL Sustainability Program Paper – Feb 2008
Intranet – internal communication on sustainability – March 2008
Sustainability Manager initiated – May 2008
Sustainability Program commenced – May 2008
Collating current UGL activity and initiate both short and long term actions