Sustainability and ESG services

Planning and implementing your ESG initiatives with purpose, confidence and realistic targets

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With our experience across various sectors and our expertise in engineering, science, mathematics and IoT, Advitech can help you improve your business sustainability with practical, fact-based advice for your particular circumstances, values, and goals.

Advitech will guide you through the relevant regulations, standards, and market expectations to help you to set achievable plans and targets that set you on a path to legitimate sustainable business practices.

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Sustainability scorecard

We’ve developed an online tool to help you assess the sustainability of your business. By answering a number of questions you’ll receive instant feedback on how your business is doing and we’ll provide you with some tips for improvement.

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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG)

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The term ESG has become more mainstream over the past decade or so and has its origins in sustainable development. More and more consumers are wanting to know where their products are coming from and that they are sustainable. They want to understand the impacts companies are having environmentally and socially during their operations, so there is increased focus on companies to take accountability and responsibility for their impacts whilst trying to improve and minimise their impacts.

Specialising in:
  • ESG framework
  • Materiality assessments
  • Stakeholder engagement
  • Data analysis
  • Reporting and disclosure
  • Diversity, equity, and inclusion across the business and value chain

Path to net zero

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We help businesses achieve their sustainability goals and reduce their environmental impact. We offer a range of services, from carbon footprint assessment and reporting, to strategy development and implementation, to stakeholder engagement and communication. Whether you are just starting your journey to net zero, or you are already on track, we can help you accelerate your progress and enhance your reputation.

Specialising in:
  • Strategy and action planning
  • Measurement and reporting
  • Understanding your scope 3 emissions
  • Circular economy principles

Energy and Environment Management Systems

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Energy efficiency is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to combat climate change, reduce energy costs for consumers, and improve the competitiveness of businesses, and provides environmental, community and health benefits. Energy efficiency is also a vital component in achieving net-zero emissions of carbon dioxide through decarbonisation.

Specialising in:
  • Energy opportunities, efficiency options or technology choices.
  • Identification of government or other sources of funding.
  • Energy auditing
  • Cleaner production and resource efficiency projects
  • ISO50001 Energy Management Systems

Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions tracking and inventory (scopes 1, 2, 3)

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Determining where and how you are generating emissions in your business is one of the first steps you need to take on your journey towards net zero. During the operations of your business, you are more than likely to create emissions from carbon sources such as electricity, gas use, burning of fuel oil for transport, etc.

To reduce your emissions, you need to understand where your emissions are coming from and measure them (collect data) so that you can report and monitor your progress. We can help ensure you collect and collate the right data for your sustainability reporting and success.

Specialising in:
  • Emissions identification
  • Emissions inventory
  • Carbon reporting
  • Standards – GHG Protocol, SBTi,

Carbon footprint

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We offer a comprehensive assessment of your current carbon emissions, identify opportunities for improvement, and provide guidance on how to implement effective solutions. We can help you comply with regulations, enhance your reputation for responsible practices, and most importantly make a positive difference for the planet.

Specialising in:
  • Energy and environment audits
  • Renewable energy options
  • Monitoring and reporting emissions

Climate-related mandatory reporting

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This is on the horizon for Australian businesses, especially large, listed entities. We have seen the UK and Europe put legislation in place requiring companies to report their climate-related financial risks. The new standards being introduced by the International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB) are also based on the Taskforce on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TFCD).

Specialising in:
  • International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS)
  • International Sustainability Standards Board (ISSB)
  • Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD)
  • New amendments to the Safeguard Mechanism

Water & energy use

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We can help you to reduce your environmental impact and save money on your utility bills by managing your water and energy use and consumption. We offer a comprehensive assessment of your current situation, identify opportunities for improvement, and provide tailored solutions that suit your needs and budget.

Specialising in:
  • Water-efficient fixtures
  • Renewable energy options
  • Smart metering and monitoring systems.

Sustainability reporting

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Sustainability reporting is a key way for businesses to communicate their environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance and impact to their stakeholders. However, sustainability reporting can be complex, time-consuming and costly. That’s why we offer a comprehensive service that helps you manage your sustainability reporting with ease.

Specialising in:
  • Reporting frameworks and standards
  • Collecting, analyzing and verifying ESG data
  • Stakeholder engagement

Waste Management

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Reduce your environmental impact and save money at the same time.  We help businesses of all sizes and sectors to optimise their waste management practices, from waste reduction and recycling to disposal and compliance. We offer customised solutions that suit your specific needs and goals, and we provide ongoing support and guidance to ensure your success.

Specialising in:
  • Recycling strategies
  • Shifting corporate culture
  • Procurement to minimise waste

Strategy and action planning

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We offer a comprehensive service that helps you design and implement ESG and sustainability strategies and actions that align with your vision and values. Whether you need to reduce your carbon footprint, improve your social impact, or enhance your governance practices, we have the expertise and experience to guide you along the way.

Specialising in:
  • Project sustainability
  • Cultural change
  • Nature positive initiatives

Sustainability Office program for SMEs

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A sustainable office program is a practical management system for businesses. It helps businesses to reduce the ecological footprint and greenhouse gas emissions of their offices. This program is suited to all sizes of offices. Even small actions can make a difference if enough people are involved.

The sustainable office program motivates your office staff to act in an environmentally friendly way in everyday tasks, creating savings for your company and benefits for the environment.

Specialising in:
  • Waste management
  • Recycling
  • Renewable energy options
  • Cultural change

Circular Economy & Lifecycle Assessments

Circular economy diagram

Advitech can help you understand and manage scope 3 emissions and address other value chain impacts to build circular economy principles into the business. Circular economy business models look to design out waste and pollution, keep materials in use, and regenerate natural systems.

Specialising in:
  • Circular initiatives and strategies
  • Waste and pollution management
  • Recycling
  • Social impacts

Sustainable procurement and supply chain transparency and traceability

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Without a clear picture of a product’s journey from raw materials to point of sale, a company cannot make assurances around sustainability. And it cannot take meaningful action without first mapping what needs to be done and where.

The major sustainability issue in business and across sectors is the growing demand for accurate, better, and inclusive data that describes and gives standing with equity and fairness to all people impacted by a company’s reach. Advitech can help you identify issues throughout your value chain and take steps to rectify them.

Specialising in:
  • Improving accuracy and equity in data
  • Enhancing transparency

Adapting company culture towards sustainability

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Your business may have pledged to be more sustainable and you may have put the building blocks in place to achieve your strategy and targets. However, the success of your strategy will involve getting your staff onboard, not just for the short-term but long-term.

Cultural change takes time, therefore it is crucial that you start by understanding any barriers to employee behaviour so that you can put practical actions in place to bring your people along on the sustainabilty journey.

Specialising in:
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Easy-to-implement sustainability practices
  • Employee incentives

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