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Sustainable Business Consultants

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  • Sustainability and carbon consultancy
Sustainable Business Consultants are leading consultants in sustainable business and carbon management.

Why Sustainable Business Consultants is supporting Carbon Neutral Adelaide

Carbon Neutral Adelaide is a leading example of a city taking action for its future and everyone that lives and work there. Sustainable Business Consultants (SBC) is committed to supporting this initiative in every way they can.

With good planning, the business case for carbon reduction and carbon neutrality is strong. As leading consultants in sustainable business, climate change and carbon management, the aims of Carbon Neutral Adelaide are at the very core of SBC’s work. SBC believes that measuring, reducing and offsetting emissions is a smart decision and ultimately benefits the environment, society and the economy. With extensive experience SBC leads its clients along the carbon neutral journey, ensuring that tangible outcomes are realised for organisations, their staff, customers and the wider community.

View a video of Suzanne Ridding from Sustainable Business Consultants being interviewed about Carbon Neutral Adelaide.

What Sustainable Business Consultants is doing to reduce carbon emissions

Sustainable Business Consultants (SBC) has been working with its clients to measure, reduce and offset carbon emissions for over a decade. They also advise on developing sustainability strategies and plans as well as climate risk and opportunity assessments and strategies. Having a carbon emissions strategy involves a combined approach of commitment, education, developing initiatives, sound investment and ongoing planning and monitoring. SBC can help with all of these elements. They can also help you to achieve carbon neutral certification.

SBC’s Suzanne Ridding is a Registered Consultant with the Climate Active Network for Organisations, Events and Precincts. Suzanne can assist you in every step of the way including creating your carbon inventory, developing emissions reduction strategies and choosing carbon offsets. SBC can also undertake technical assessments as part of the Climate Active certification application and renewal requirements.

Suzanne advises a wide range of clients in varying industries including Uniting Communities – Carbon Neutral Adelaide’s inaugural Ambassador and the first organisation in South Australia to become carbon neutral. SBC was instrumental in the development of a business case and evaluation of a 1.1MW solar power system at Adelaide Airport and has also developed projects there to reduce energy, fuel, waste and other emissions sources and to set procurement strategies. Suzanne has also developed and provided education programs for staff including an e-learning module about carbon management and going carbon neutral.

As a small organisation, Sustainable Business Consultants has kept its carbon footprint low by cycling or using public transport to travel, offsetting the few flights they take and recycling 100% of their waste. They hardly ever print, meaning they use less than one ream of (carbon neutral) paper per year and their energy usage is minimal. Proprietor Suzanne Ridding is also a Climate Leader and gives talks on climate change and carbon reduction to companies, communities and not-for-profits.

Case Studies

Partner Updates: Advances in sustainability and low carbon consultancies

April 2021. As the year progresses, our Partner group continue to kick goals and stretch what’s possible for a low carbon future. Hear from Trellis, Tandem and Sustainable Business Consultants.

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​Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners supporting Climate Active

January 2020. A number of Carbon Neutral Adelaide Partners are listed as registered consultants to assist with the carbon neutrality process for Climate Active certification.

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Continuing to work towards zero carbon at U City

August 2019. Carbon Neutral Ambassador, Uniting Communities, opened the doors to its brand new U City building to the public in the heart of the CBD on 6 August.

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