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Major carbon neutral milestones in Adelaide

On Thursday, 4 February 2021, a gathering of Partners celebrated a series of achievements from throughout 2020, as work towards a low carbon future continued in the face of a global pandemic.

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Adelaide Festival named an Ambassador

Adelaide Festival has become the third Carbon Neutral Adelaide Ambassador, to demonstrate their leadership in the Arts community and their commitment to continuous improvement in sustainability. The Festival is a certified carbon neutral event, and have developed two great videos about their journey to carbon neutrality, the challenges and rewards. The Festival’s Executive Director, Elaine Chia was presented with the Ambassador’s commemorative bowl at a Partners function attended by Right Hon, Sandy Verschoor, Lord Mayor of Adelaide and David Speirs MP, Minister for Environment and Water.

See the videos about their carbon neutral journey
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Corporation of the City of Adelaide Carbon Neutral Certified

The City of Adelaide’s 2019/20 business operations have been certified as carbon neutral by the Australian Government's Climate Active program – delivering on the target established by Council to be carbon neutral by 2020. In the process of becoming carbon neutral the City has achieved operational efficiencies and reduced costs, that ultimately benefit our community and ratepayers. To provide transparency on where emissions are generated by Council, new carbon emissions data visualisations are available on the Council’s website.

How City of Adelaide is reducing greenhouse gas emissions
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Fuller Brand Communications Carbon Neutral Certified

Fuller Brand Communications, a Carbon Neutral Partner, also achieved carbon neutral certification with Climate Active. Fuller is a family company – not just family owned and managed but also an employer of more than 20 families. They strongly feel a sense of responsibility to contribute to a society that they can be proud to hand on to their children and grandchildren. As part of this global thinking, management and staff jointly decided five years ago to develop a sustainability action plan. Initially focusing on recycling and waste reduction, they moved on to measuring their carbon footprint, then committing to certification, which provided tangible goals and processes to achieve an even more sustainable business.

See Fuller's Climate Active Statement

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