Introducing the newest arm of Vital Consult – Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation

 3 Aug, 2016  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

ABC Logo

Aboriginal Biodiversity Conservation (ABC) brings together Aboriginal people and their traditional ecological knowledge of land and sea country into the present conservation management framework. We are dedicated in placing Aboriginal people in the decision making process of protecting Aboriginal lands, conservation estate or cultural biodiversity asset at a local, regional, national or global scale. Our Vision:
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B Lab Statement on North Carolina HB2 and B Corp Champion’s Retreat

 12 Apr, 2016  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

The 2016 B Corp Champions Retreat and related events will be relocated from North Carolina in light of a newly enacted State law called HB2 which limits anti-discrimination protections, particularly for members of the LGBT community. B Lab’s press release on North Carolina HB2 and B Corp Champions Retreat Last October, B Lab announced that
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Where do your clothes really come from?

 27 Jan, 2016  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

Forced labour is an ongoing problem in the fashion industy

A few months ago I wrote a blog about the sustainable fashion, as a clothes lover and human rights activist it’s imperative to know that my clothes are coming from a sustainable environment devoid of sweat shop workers and unsafe working conditions. With all this in mind, it’s safe to assume that the story I
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Are you looking for co-working space in Adelaide?

 20 Jan, 2016  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

Are you looking for a CBD shared office space? We have an office in the CBD that is empty due to a FIFO worker for a minimum of 6 months of the year. We are on level 5 of the Epworth Building on Pirie Street, located only 150m from the Pirie Street tram stop and walking distance to both
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Giving people the tools they need to thrive

 16 Dec, 2015  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

“Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime”. In a semi-arid climate there are only some types of agriculture that will succeed regardless of how much money you invest into it and when poverty is brought into the equation
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Vital Consult becomes B Certified!

 6 Oct, 2015  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

Certified B Corporations are leading a global movement to redefine success in business. Vital Consult has always, and always will, strive to be a leader in setting high standards for social and environmental performance. So when B Corp approached us to ask if we would consider becoming a ‘B Certified Corporation’ it didn’t take much
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The latest Global Reporting Initiative update and your business

 6 Oct, 2015  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

The Global Reporting Initiative first launched in 1999 and have since been a commonly used way for compiling corporate reports that can be used by all organisations irrelevant of size, staff capacity, sector or location. Their framework for compiling reports have been used in over 2,500 businesses and while it initially adopted strongly in Europe
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Why become a B Corp?

 6 Oct, 2015  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

Some businesses have been attracted to becoming Certified B Corp as they want to be part of something that is bigger than themselves, they are pushing for a global movement to redefining success in business. They believe that to be successful a business must be creating profit to society and not just their shareholders. Other
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Dunkin’ Donuts are going green

 1 Oct, 2015  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

July 1st 2015 – the day that the NYC ban on styrofoam took effect making it illegal to sell, distribute and use EPS (expanded polystyrene). Obviously, this has impacted the food industry the most but Dunkin’ Donuts have embraced the change with open arms. With over 500 stores in New York City, they have been using their
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Have you heard of TerraCycle?

 1 Oct, 2015  -  POSTED BY Liz Axel

There’s nothing better than a morning coffee! The smell, the anticipation of the jolt of energy, the smooth creaminess followed by a bitter after taste. For too long though the morning coffee was tarnished, that first cup would be drunk bleary eyed by the sink while the kids scream for their breakfast in the background. International Roast
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