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Equilibrium offers sustainability consulting, strategies, management and tools to improve your sustainability and help you grow. With more 30 years collective experience in environmental management and sustainability, we bring together practical services and products that support sustainability, reputation and innovation.

Environment and sustainability

Equilibrium can assist you to improve your organisational performance and reputation from within.

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Compliance and Management

Equilibrium brings together practical services and products that support sustainability and innovation.

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Climate change and carbon

Equilibrium offers unique insight, developed over many years, to help your organisation operate with a carbon constrained economy while realising the benefits of reducing your climate change impacts.

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Engagement, communications, and Government

Equilibrium has extensive experience in Government environment and sustainability processes and can align this knowledge to assist you achieve your organisational goals.

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Recent BLOGS

November 2017

Electronics in a Circular Economy

Circular thinking and the concept of closing the loop is gaining considerable momentum in some sectors and industries While not entirely new, there is growing interest, excitement and acknowledgement that a circular economy is key to achieving a sustainable future. Australia’s first major conference on the circular economy – Powering the Change – is about … Continue reading Electronics in a Circular Economy

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October 2017

Equilibrium Joins C2P as a Knowledge Partner

Global advisory company Compliance & Risks tracks global policies, regulations and standards across key product and policy areas. It is one of the most trusted names in compliance knowledge management, and provides a range of tools and services to help companies effectively manage the avalanche of global regulations as businesses struggle to keep up with … Continue reading Equilibrium Joins C2P as a Knowledge Partner

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October 2017

Proposed E-waste Policy Package for Victoria

Public Consultation Commences The Victorian Government has released a comprehensive consultation package on its proposed approach to managing e-waste in Victoria, including its commitment to ban e-waste from landfills. The proposed approach will legally ban e-waste from landfill and specify how e-waste must be managed in Victoria from July 2018. The Victorian Government is supporting those who manage e-waste to adapt to these new regulatory … Continue reading Proposed E-waste Policy Package for Victoria

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September 2017

Equilibrium Makes the TAKE2 Pledge

TAKE2 is the Victorian Government’s collective climate change initiative. The goal is to help keep the temperature rise under two degrees. It supports Victorian individuals, business, government, educational and community organisations to take meaningful action to reduce climate change. In June 2016, the Victorian Government committed to address climate change, setting a target for Victoria … Continue reading Equilibrium Makes the TAKE2 Pledge

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    Equilibrium's Nick Harford talking about Extended Producer Responsibility and its ability to help keep our oceans pollution-free. Nick will be speaking at the upcoming Beyond Plastic Pollution conference in Sydney 30 October - 1 November 2017. Listen here: https://lnkd.in/fGxq3Xc Boomerang Alliance

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    Imagine if we could establish a universal ledger to contain our carbon emissions and offsets thereby creating a global, trusted and accessible carbon currency..........https://lnkd.in/gpNVqwW

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    For the first time, in the Asia-Pacific region, Boomerang Alliance is convening a conference, bringing together the finest thinkers, change makers and innovators to assess the research, the prognosis, and the solutions to marine plastic pollution. Nick Harford and John Gertsakis from Equilibrium will be participating. Read more: https://lnkd.in/fGxq3Xc

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    Smart bins that signal when they are full are starting to appear on Australia’s streets, and Fujitsu Australia has created a smart bin to better manage e-waste. Read more: https://lnkd.in/g6KxSQz

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    Equilibrium is very proud to make the TAKE2 Pledge on climate change. Read more: https://lnkd.in/gvzSitA

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Case Studies

Carbon Baseline Assessment and Management Plan

The project involves delivering a carbon responsible Games through the development of a Carbon Baseline and Management Plan.

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Environmental Management System development

Equilibrium was engaged to undertake an environmental audit and review in order to assess the current environmental performance of the stadium’s and associated administration buildings.

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Material Recovery Compliance for the National Television and Computer Recycling Scheme

Equilibrium supported the Department by undertaking a review of material recovery reporting under the NTCRS and developing a manual and tool for on-going checking of reported material recovery rates.

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Communicating Sustainability / Environmental Assessment and Reporting

PACIA, the peak body representing Australia’s plastics and chemical industries, is successfully assisting its member companies and industries to strive towards leadership in health, safety and environmental performance through innovative approaches and sustainability programs.

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Environment Engagement and Communications

Equilibrium was engaged to provide on-going support to assist Telstra with engagement and communications on its environmental strategy and with internal and external stakeholders.

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Development of a Product Stewardship Assessment Methodology

The Department of the Environment and Energy has engaged Equilibrium to assist the Department with the development of a product stewardship assessment methodology

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About us

Equilibrium is a sustainability strategies and management company. We bring together expertise and experience across environmental knowledge, corporate, technical, government and communications to offer practical strategies and solutions that enhance sustainability, innovation and reputation.

Nicholas Harford

Managing Director; Principal Corporate &
Social Responsibility

BA (Communications), MA (Journalism)

Nick is a sustainability and corporate affairs professional who has worked across Government, corporate and media. With a focus on using a sustainability
platform to leverage business development, customer relations and corporate reputation, Nick has a record of successfully aligning improved commercial,
environmental, social and regulatory expectations with organisational goals and outcomes.

Prior to this Nick was Group General Manager Environment at Visy and previously worked as a corporate affairs manager in the recycling, manufacturing and
telecommunications industries and was an adviser to the New South Wales
Minister for the Environment and the Commonwealth Attorney General.

nick@equil.com.au

Damien Wigley

General Manager; Principal Environmental Management & Carbon Reduction

BSc (App Chem), MBA

Damien is an experienced carbon strategies and environmental management consultant. He has worked for and held senior and executive positions with a number of large national and multinational consultancies providing strategic advice on environmental management issues with a particular focus on the
impacts and opportunities of climate change.
He has implemented carbon emission measurement and reduction
management plans to address environmental and business risks for a large number of clients. Damien’s skills extend to identifying opportunities for energy, water and waste efficiencies taking into account behaviour related issues,
barriers to implementation and operational changes, particularly within
manufacturing environments.

damien@equil.com.au

Tom Pollock

Environmental Consultant

Tom is an environmental professional with a background in both environmental science and business management, and brings these skills to have an innovative outlook on environmental issues. In addition, Tom is an experienced and qualified Integrated Management Systems Lead Auditor.

Leigh Bernoth

Senior Environmental Consultant

Leigh is a sustainability professional with a career spanning 20 years working across the industrial/commercial business sectors, and government, including the development of highly successful business support programs whilst working for the Victorian Government.

John Gertakis

Director of Communications

John is a communications and sustainability professional focused on responsible prosperity and effective stakeholder engagement. He is a solution-oriented pragmatist with a long history in product stewardship policy and implementation. John thrives on interaction with business, communities and government and is an Honorary Fellow of the Design Institute of Australia. He authored Australia’s first report on e-waste recycling in 1995 titled: Short Circuiting Waste from Electronic Products.

Lauren Nguyen

Environmental Consultant

Lauren is an environmental professional with a Bachelors of Environmental Science from Monash University. Lauren has experience in working on a number of projects across waste, product stewardship, conservation and biodiversity, environmental management systems and environmental research and development.

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